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Very nice job Briain!!! I really think your getting the hang of this (: Keep up the good work Ben
Did you understand all of that Brian? I know I didn't (: Well maybe some of it
Very nice job Brian, well worth the effort
Nice find Greendog, I'm thinking about moving out your way,It seems all the good trunks are in your neighborhood. I have one with the X design all around as well,but is covered in metal.
Nice find Greendog! Do the two middle hinges on the back act as a lid stay? I see they look different than the outside ones.
Great find!! Love the lock ,and with a key! Looks like its brass as well.
Cool find Kathy Yes ,I have also painted one,and a satin finish is the way to go. It was also a smaller Taylor trunk that I posted here on CW. You are correct,if the canvas is solid ,it's best left...
PhilDMorris Thanks for the kind word :-)
Thanks Trunkman I agree,It's getting harder to find the nicer ornate flat tops. Makes one wonder just how many are still out there.
Thanks Greendog I think your exteriors are pretty darn good has well,but sooner or later you're going to have to tackle an interior. You have such nice trunks,Just like the exteriors, all it takes is...
Thanks Im4anythingOld When I was purchasing ,what I had thought was the only trunk they had .I asked if they had any others,and to my surprise she said yes,we have another just like it. Didn't reall...
The white is like the vulcanized fiber, and the body of the trunk is canvas. Both restored back to there original colors. It would be cool to see another with solid brass hardware,hoping someone w...
YES!! Amazing job Jim!! Certainly worth the time and effort.
Thanks Mike78 The metal was polished and clear coated. Thanks for the comment
Hi CandyF It takes a lot of practice and patience. Would be glad to do it for you . Thanks for looking
Yes They were burned in with a laser printer Nice but expensive.
Thanks Im4anythingold I think they look just as nice in any size. I have a 32 ,20, and a 34,yet to be restored
Thank you Im4anythingOld for your kind words. That's the first thing I do when restoring a trunk.I have all the paint finishes,wood finishes ,fabrics ,lithographs, hardware finishes,leather handle d...
Wonderful find . Totally agree, with the correct restoration this would without a doubt look absolutely stunning.
Thanks WillysVA, Wire wheel and lots of elbow grease but be very careful not to hit the wood
Nice find Greendog, Glad to see you got it!
Thank you for all your comments Greatly appreciated
Thanks Sats, This sure would make a great coffee table!!
Thanks GreenDog and Trunkman Much Appreciated!!
Thanks Drill I think I'm going to send for their free catalog :)
Looks awesome Jim!!!
Nice,I especially like the one underneath it!!!
Yes this is before and after
Yes, The first two pictures in the first listing . This was painted all white.
Thanks Greendog,Trunkman and Drill Much appreciated!!
Trunkman you sure can and thanks Drill for the kind comments and photos Much appreciated!!
Thanks for the article Drill,Always enjoy reading them.
Could be late 1870's ,I have a couple of zinc trunks and they look quite similar only beat up pretty good. This one is not at all and I think that's what is making hard to tell. Nice trunk Maria775!!!
Greendog,its really hard to tell but It looks like possibly a Zinc covering because of the color and smoothness.
Mike,send me your email address to brownb13@frontiernet .net I have some photos
I'll look tomorrow and let you know
How many slat clamps are you looking for?
Great looking trunk! I posted a B,B,and B trunk about a year ago.Very well built trunks. Beware! If you plan on removing the canvas you won't believe how hard it comes off.
Marvin I certainly agree, That is a rare and beautiful lock . Probably the nicest looking vulcanized fiber trunk I have ever seen. Yes,Very well done!!
Trunkman,just took a look at your huge French trunk.Is it 44 inches long as well? ,sure looks like it. Took a look at all your trunks,sure is an impressive collection. Do you still own all of them? I ...
Well Scott, I have always wondered if they made a smaller version of the one I had, Mine was the biggest dome top that I have ever owned. It came in at 44 inches long. You don't see these that often...
Hi greendog Thanks for the comment. Made the corners and trims myself
WoW!! I think I've seen this one some place before! Maybe not
Nice job Jim!!! Yes, I did wonder what happened to your posts
WOW!! Lucky you I had one Identical to yours about in the same shape. There worth more as is .Sold mine for $5800. I'm not saying yours is or isn't worth that much,but people pay a lot for them a...
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