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1880's? Romodka Brothers Barrel top Trunk

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    Posted 3 years ago

    Im4anythin…
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    Some nice hardware on this Romodka Brothers Barrel top Trunk not exactly sure of the decade to place it in 80's or 90's. This one measures 32 long x 20 deep x 27 tall to the highest point. This was a poor attempt for restoration but I am sure can be corrected. It has the back hinges with lid stay built in. The front corner shoulders have the latch mechanism built in as well, hence the lack of normal latches one would find on a trunk. At first I didn't know what to make of that omission of the latches until I read trunkmans description for the almost exact same trunk, but there are some subtle differences that separate the two. No original interior really to speak of but for the one remaining top tray hinge still fixed in place.

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    1. Im4anythingOld, 3 years ago
      Thanks guys, I am glad you like it, its not a top personal favorite , but it is a descent example of a Romdka Brothers trunk for this style . Or be I so bold, to even say such a thing.
      blunderbuss2
      trunkman
      greendog
      Caperkid
      fortapache
    2. Drill Drill, 3 years ago
      Some patents that may apply. A wonderful trunk
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    3. Im4anythingOld, 3 years ago
      Thanks Drill & officialfuel for the loves!!

      A special Thanks as always to patent man DRILL for the always interesting info and very much appreciated over and above selfless effort of ones time. Thanks SO much Drill!! Sorry for the delay in response Drill.
    4. Drill Drill, 3 years ago
      Kind words, it's all fun,
    5. Im4anythingOld, 2 years ago
      Thanks Mike78 !!

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