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Trunks70 of 1949Can anyone tell me about this trunk?Unknown maker, antique wardrobe trunk
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Posted 3 months ago

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janpat96
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I would like to refinish this trunk but would like to keep it as close to original as possible, I didn't see any other trunks like it, does anyone know how I can find out?
It's metal covered except for the wooden slats the in side is gutted but it used to have compartments in the lid, lots of metal along the edges. Can anyone help?

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  1. greendog greendog, 3 months ago
    Nice trunk, looks solid and in good shape, the question is, what is original , I believe the trunk has been painted all black at some time in its life. The smooth tin between the slats was probably what they called crystallized tin, gold was the most popular color, but it came in others, The remaining tin was black, wood slats where natural wood and the cast hardware was silver in color. You can rebuild the interior, compartments, tray and such, it would be a very nice looking trunk refinished, greendog.

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