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    Posted 3 years ago

    Mike78
    (23 items)

    Here's a Double Lock I finished recently. Not sure of the year or maker, but believe it's maybe late 1890's.

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    Comments

    1. Mike78, 3 years ago
      Tks everybody.
    2. trunkman trunkman, 3 years ago
      This one is really nice... that’s a high quality double lock... nice pattern... hardware I think might be Sessions.. great restoration on this piece... looks fab!
    3. Mike78, 3 years ago
      Thanks trunkman! As usual, I started out thinking how I would restore it and ended up going in a completely different direction and got lucky. I was going to sell it but it came out so well, I decided to keep it. I blame that on you guys for giving out all those great restoration tips :)
    4. Mike78, 3 years ago
      Thanks blunderbuss2, officalfuel, fortapache, MooreAntique, bjb5859, AntigueToys, TheGateKeeper and EJW-54
    5. Drill Drill, 3 years ago
      http://www.thisoldtrunk.com/store/images/trunks2/T117_20161206_EmbossedMetal_02.JPG

      Nice refinish job Mike78 :Some similar patterns of embossed metal above (courtesy of Marvin Miller "This old Trunk")he posted these some time ago to help others . There are many as you well know, I believe yours might be called " morning glory"which is on an ajacent page in the catalog .I'll look further.
    6. Mike78, 3 years ago
      Thanks Drill, it really is a beautiful pattern. Thanks Im4anythingOld.
    7. Mike78, 3 years ago
      Tks Lamplover78, and Yankeeintx
    8. Mike78, 2 years ago
      Thanks antiquerose and TheGateKeeper

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