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Crusty, Curmudgeon,Retired Drill Sgt. that collects and refinishes Trunks, love the victorian era time period and the industrial revolution. Email stovall@optonlineCrusty, Curmudgeon,Retired Drill Sgt. that collects and refinishes Trunks, love the victorian era time period and the industrial revolution. Email stovall@optonline,net (Read more)

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M.M. Secor trunk A tribute to Indian motorcycle Co. - Furniturein Furniture
Martin Maier -Oak Slat (Bevel top) Trunk - Furniturein Furniture
More Abe Foot 1890's refinished - Furniturein Furniture
Abe Foot Around 1890's Atlanta Georgia (close up  side pictures) - Furniturein Furniture
Saratoga Trunk ( Abe Foot manufacturer) 1890s ( refinished) - Furniturein Furniture
Barrel Stave trunk (leather covered) - Furniturein Furniture
Wall trunk manufacturer unknown - Furniturein Furniture
More Abe Foot Cross slat photos - Furniturein Furniture
Abe Foot Manufacturer- Cross Slat Barrel top Trunk - Furniturein Furniture
H.C.Faber Rawhide Combination trunk (refinished) - Furniturein Furniture

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  1. Canvas, adhesive is like the strongest horse glue known to mankind . I've striped 3 of them before, Gives you a new perspective on pain.
  2. Sweet twins!
  3. https://books.google.com/books?id=eaZAAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA1-PA369&lpg=RA1-PA369&dq=John+McGee+trunks+baltimore+md.&source=bl&ots=QrDVzttn8a&sig=UBoy8xbHsyU2A5j6Bix8Dd7PgAA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi8iaf_6ZDdAh...
  4. http://www.telegram.com/article/20140228/coulter01/302289672 Above: Some strange and funny history about the Clinton wall trunk company. Wall trunks were made by the thousands so I would not say r...
  5. https://books.google.com/books?id=jU6HCgAAQBAJ&pg=PA566&lpg=PA566&dq=Iron+bound+traveling+trunks&source=bl&ots=l7jGrrKInu&sig=9j-SNOJYtZd6i9kifed1xtyGwa8&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CDEQ6AEwBTgKahUKEwi_gOCF9uXIAh...
  6. As always, Marvin imparts much wisdom. I'm always fascinated by just how many patents are out there, In an effort to share and shed some light ,here are a few more from F.W. Mix he was an amazing man...
  7. https://books.google.com/books?id=y_CErQvcbPEC&pg=PA66&lpg=PA66&dq=F.W.+Mix+history&source=bl&ots=Tu1BIb4u5H&sig=03Migr1s2xiwbisBfhpjJRHwCKg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjR9-u1svXcAhWHNd8KHYmVCEYQ6AEwBHoECAY...
  8. So much Green so little time.So what are the chances of you doing the interior in green? Ha! The exterior is stunning as usual greendog be proud of all those hours. I'm sure the interior will be as we...
  9. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US362986-0.png Hasp lock patent. F.W. Mix, Nice find.
  10. Kind words, it's all fun,
  11. https://crouchandfitzgerald.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/nail-for-trunks.png?w=536 re-issued patent that may apply!
  12. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US163230-0.png Hasp patent!
  13. Some patents that apply: https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US196500-0.png http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US196500-1.png http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/...
  14. 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 Trun...
  15. It is more than likely embossed leather.That wonderful indigo blue interior is in decent shape for it's age.Good to see it survive, thanks for the post. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pag...
  16. https://books.google.com/books?id=06VAAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA1-PA269&lpg=RA1-PA269&dq=luggage+and+leather+goods+Alexander+McDonald&source=bl&ots=O476nYBfz0&sig=KR9H9XNdcsQvg15TQGbxF_POSL0&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKE...
  17. Some patents that may apply. A wonderful trunk http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/USD8784-0.png https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US167024-0.png https://patentimages.s...
  18. https://libwww.freelibrary.org/assets/digital/items/c110050/images/large.jpg Advertising and some history! https://books.google.com/books?id=7yNDAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA398&lpg=PA398&dq=Hillebrand+and+wolf+...
  19. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US187267-0.png I wonder if this is the machine that made those slat clamps? https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/USD8306-0.png patent...
  20. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/USD4933-0.png a similar handle patent that may apply.Much luck wonderful trunk1
  21. Nice to see it survive, most are just crumbling away.
  22. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/USD17621-0.png https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US366286-0.png https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US369147-0.png ht...
  23. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US369147-0.png https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US312715-0.png Alligator tin pattern patents that greendog spoke of. Hillebrand / ...
  24. Thank you everyone for the kind words
  25. Really good find, Always wonderful to have the label of the maker.A desirable star ???? lock as well. Should finish out well.
  26. Thanks greendog giving this one to a young apprentice at work who rides motorcycles.He’s wanted one for a while.He owes me a case of Guinness.
  27. Love it greendog , can't wait to see it when your done! I had tried to purchase one very similar out in western Pa. not long ago,I was 4 hours to late! Sometimes it's just good luck finding the rare!
  28. Nice find,I'm still looking for the right priced one to redo.
  29. Nice getting harder to find!
  30. Really sweet Romadka!
  31. Wondering if it could be one of the many(expired) trademarks of R&H Macy.As the company produced in house many household items. https://www.visitmacysusa.com/article/history-macys-humble-beginnings-...
  32. The leather and nail work are wonderful, as well as the lock and corners.Love it! https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/USRE7164-0.png
  33. http://www.nationaltrustcollections.org.uk/results?ObjectType=trunk&Page=5 Sometimes it is just nice to see trunks that have not been touched the above site has some wonderful examples.Enjoy! Ma...
  34. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US436566-0.png Wall trunk patent. A few other trunk patents by Mr. Palica ,he was a busy guy! https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US4...
  35. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/58/86/9b/58869b194d4359a6caa912cb3499b94b.jpg Love the trunk! A little history of Palica's business partner who tried to blow up M.M. Secor.It became the downfall of ...
  36. Moynat was fairly good at marking most of their product. This is one of the reasons that they are considered one of the better manufacturers. Without a label it is really hard to say, it could be from...
  37. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-fwwdt2CxpAw/Ty1Q5U_GS-I/AAAAAAAAKs4/LA9moimNfFA/s1600/IMG_3317.jpg Splendid find. So much brass so little time!Enjoy! http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-O_lJ0QPW1eA/T1GdTevW9RI...
  38. More than likely European, I have seen that shape before.
  39. Has a very clean look to it Randall,love that "brain"pattern on the metal.
  40. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/USRE7164-0.png Wonderful Job on this one Greendog came out really nice.
  41. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US136040-0.png A similar hinge patent that might apply Wonderful trunk!Thanks for sharing.
  42. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US498472-0.png http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US460589-0.png Nice trunk love the Red mottled look, and the lid lifter. Some p...
  43. Yeah those handle caps are rare hard find, nice trunk
  44. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US518095-0.png Parts of this patent could possibly apply.
  45. Ya. pretty rare trunk you don't see that level of nail work that often. combine that with that red stripped canvas, and the leather over the valance. Some thoughts: I have seen a few of these over th...
  46. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US190035-0.png patent that may apply
  47. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US513470-1.png https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US268694-0.png Two more patents.Sometimes it takes a while to go through the 1700 ...
  48. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US140338-0.png http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US171948-0.png https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US186990-0.png ...
  49. http://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pages/US291230-0.png A patent that might apply and Some financial history! https://books.google.com/books?id=qjWTAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA945&lpg=PA945&dq=history...
  50. https://books.google.com/books?id=m6ZAAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA1-PA120&lpg=RA1-PA120&dq=F.+Kukkuck+veneer+tops&source=bl&ots=F86d90VSVL&sig=ePeBXFz8Coc4mqF65LBCXYoGlBg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjU2tCHifbZAhWCq1kKHYj...
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