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Stagecoach Trunk possibly from 1715

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Posted 5 years ago


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I have a stagecoach trunk that is possibly from 1715. It was lined with a newspaper named The Patriot dated April 4, 1826 (pieces saved.) The truck was re-lined with a removable liner back in early 1980 to preserve it's original wood. I purchased it from a collector in the early 80's in Manchester, NH. He's also the person who re-lined it. I've treasured it since and have taken excellent care of it.


  1., 5 years ago
    Where do you get the exact date of 1715??? From other trunks I have seen like this, I believe the 1826 paper lining was done when the trunk was built. The style, and construction are typical of this time period. Either way it is a nice trunk.
  2. trunkman trunkman, 5 years ago
    I would concur with the above statement. This trunks looks to be about early 1800's based on the studs and the design on the rivets. Interestingly enough It combines two styles of two of my trunks that each share one feature of this one, My soft top trunk has the triangle brass stud pattern and my black 1770's trunk has the square corners. Both are on my posting site if you care to look for comparison. Nice trunk -- thanks for the post.

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