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14 days ago
thanks for you all your insight, https://www.collectorsweekly.com/user/Im4anythingOld
I appreciate the cautionary advice. I will keep rubbing it down with turpentine and trumpet oil and scratch with my fingernail... part of the appearance is because I'm using a led flashlight and a zo...
I can see that the right latch is a Number 4 Cast Iron Taylor Patent Antique latch. The left looks like a Taylor, but not the same kind.
So I was able to find the makers mark on the lock, which seems similar (diamond shape) to the lock on one of your other trunks. It appears the initials are OL.
Also, just for context the dimensions are 36"w x 23"d x 32"h...it's huge.
I have one very similar, just posted. The tin on mine is embossed with leaves/chestnuts, and has 4 tiny wooden castors on each side corner. Check out the comments on my trunk, maybe you can get a clue...
I see what you mean the left top latch is different. The wheels are metal, at least two of them are...
I checked the lock, if there is a maker's mark, it's been painted over. There are tiny castors on all for sides that appear to be made of wood? The inside of the trunk was refinished with a cardboard ...