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    Posted 9 months ago

    Cath_Barnes
    (1 item)

    @trunkman I came across your posts on other trunks from many years ago - not sure if you're still here.

    Hoping you may have some helpful information on this trunk.

    I live in Sydney, Australia...trunk has been owned by the same family for a long time, prior to that was bought at a deceased items auction. No wording re maker, only markings on lock Corbin Cabinet Lock & key, number on side handle & Melbourne sticker.

    Any idea of age or any other information really appreciated.

    Thanks
    Cath

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    1. Drill Drill, 9 months ago
      A few patents images that could potentially apply to provide a time frame for this trunk. Many patents were used for a couple of decades after the filing date.
      This style of trunk was made by the thousands by hundreds of makers. Thanks for the post.

      http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US365533-0.png

      http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US986841-0.png

      http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US721165-0.png

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