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    Posted 2 years ago

    Im4anythin…
    (91 items)

    This one everyone is familiar with being an 1890 patented Clinton Wall Trunk. It's just not everyday you get to see a wood slat design in the wall trunk format. This one measures 32"L x 19.5" D x 22" Tall. No interior tray, missing one roller and the lock has been played with, but comes with key. This trunk is very well preserved example as far exterior condition is concerned. It is my first wood slat trunk of any kind, so that was pretty cool ....lol I hope you enjoy seeing it for the first time, as much as I did .. Question? I know everyone refers to these slat trunks as oak. But are they in fact oak or another species of wood?

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    Comments

    1. FatBoy64, 2 years ago
      That is awesome. I had no idea these existed either but it looks like you snagged a beauty.
    2. Im4anythingOld, 2 years ago
      Thanks Fatboy64 ..Yes its a beauty! It was fortunate I was the first to contact the seller with in minutes of the listing as there was a line up behind me shortly there after pressuring her to sell it to them...lol
    3. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      True that. I don't think I have ever seen such a trunk before. That is really nice.
    4. greendog greendog, 2 years ago
      Very nice trunk Tom, glad you got it, always good to see something different, greendog.
    5. Im4anythingOld, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the loves!! fortapache, Anik, blunderbuss2, ho2cultcha, EJW-54 & Greendog. I am glad you like it.
    6. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
      Awesome find!! Such a beautiful moment to come across your first oak slat! This one is so cool... never knew Clinton even made these... great to know there are still incredible finds to come!
    7. Im4anythingOld, 2 years ago
      Thanks JonB!!
    8. Im4anythingOld, 2 years ago
      Thanks !! officialfuel & TheGateKeeper
    9. Drill Drill, 2 years ago
      Yes, that would be a rare one!Wonderful find!
    10. Im4anythingOld, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the love guys!! Drill & leighannrn !!
    11. Mike78, 2 years ago
      Wonderful rare find, a real beauty.
    12. Im4anythingOld, 2 years ago
      Thanks Mike78!!
    13. Im4anythingOld, 2 years ago
      BigD338 Thanks for the love!!

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