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Vintage Antique Steamer Travel Luggage Hard Case Treasure Storage Trunk Chest

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Seller: howlinghawk25 (528) 90.9%, Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 262730510458 Vintage Antique Steamer Travel Luggage Hard Case Treasure Storage Trunk Chest This vintage antique old wooden leather steamer traveler and storage chest trunk is a real life treasure from the days of steamships, vaudeville performers, and wealthy globetrotters of the early 1900's. It is an awesome collector piece. It was made in the early 1900s, and the wooden material is covered in Genuine Vulcanized Hard Fiber. The trunk has the good look and smell of a truly vintage piece. There are lots of nice hardware running over the edges as well as the corners. The exterior has no major dents, gouges, holes, nor bents, and is very nicely weathered. This is a magnificent antique steamer trunk with a gorgeous vintage weathered rustic look. This magnificently interesting storage trunk case still looks great considering its age. It is still completely usable, strong, and very aesthetic, whether for the use it was originally build and made for or as a wonderful artistic display piece. Any handyman can repair areas of this piece if needed. Many vintage and antique restorers and renovators have antique trunks transformed into different unique pieces of furniture while retaining its vintage look. The locking mechanism in the center lock does not work, but it comes with its original steel silver key attached to the lock by a string. There are scratches and scuff marks from use, as well as rust. Few minor spots and stains may be seen. The outside metal corners and hinges are rusted in some areas while shiny in other. All metal corners are firm and intact. Leather handle on one side is torn. On the other side, it's mostly missing. Clasps to either side of the lock close securely and are strong and intact. The many scratches and scuffs around and weathered rustic look give this trunk a great vintage character and personality. This vintage antique trunk or chest is great for storing bulky bedding or comforters, toys, or another personal items. It is also excellent to use as a coffee table, or an end table, or simply as a great display piece. Dimensions are: 31.5 Inches Long17.5 Inches Wide13 Inches Deep Weighs 17lbs. Incredible vintage antique steamer trunk. Has traveled the world as a steamer wardrobe travel trunk. Still has the travel tags. Has wood insert on the inside. Very nice piece from the turn-of-the-20th-century era. VINTAGE ANTIQUE BLACK WARDROBE STEAMER TRUNK MADE OF WOOD WITH METAL TRIMMING. THIS TRUNK COULD BE USED AS A STORAGE TRUNK OR COULD BE CONVERTED INTO A NICE COFFEE TABLE OR AN ARTISTIC VINTAGE DISPLAY PIECE. It would make a great addition to any home for the living room, dining room, or bedroom. Piece is strong and can still be used as a storage trunk or chest. There is normal surface wear from being used as train luggage that makes for a nice patina. Clasps work great, center lock does not work. Inside, the floral lining has been recently added a few years ago. The rest is all original. The leather handle on one side is torn but present. On the other side, it is mostly missing. Piece has a neat rustic look. Made of wood with heavy duty black vulcanized material over and oxidized metal reinforced edges and corners. Piece has heavy metal gold accents and corners. Has weathered leather handle present. Scratches on bottom.Piece could still be used as luggage and is solid to hold a lot of weight. The clasps are strong. Has inside floral liner. Has some neat New York and PAN travel stickers. The trunk lid does have the hardware which allows the open lid to sit neatly ajar. Hinged lid works. Lid hardware that keeps lid ajar is intact. Piece can still hold a lot of weight. Front lock is broken. Inside has a tray. The tray has its snap button lid. Has strong ornate hardware. Original liner is soiled and has a strong smell. Piece will need reupholstered and cleaned. The leather handles on sides are present but weathered. Excellent for vintage antique lovers and collectors and is a great restoration piece. It would make a great gift for the Christmas holiday season or any occasion. Many antique collectors would relish a piece like this to gets their hands on restoration. Other collectors would relish this piece to keep it just as it is in its unique, used, worn, and weathered condition with all its wear, rips, tear, scratches, scuff marks, rust, stains, and minor dents. Either appreciation reveals the great utility and true artistic and historic value of this wonderful vintage antique piece. Please SEE ALL PICTURES for an accurate assessment of the condition!!! This piece is sold as is. Payment made through PayPal only. LOCAL PICK-UP AVAILABLE!!! Because of the size and weight of this item, we do prefer local pick-up to avoid the hassle of a large cargo for shipping. If you wish to or are able to pick up the item locally, please contact us, and we will gladly arrange for a convenient day and time. We describe and photograph items as accurately as possible. PLEASE feel free to ask questions before bidding or buying. Thank you!!! Thanks for considering this rare find! Color: Black, Type: Chests & Trunks, Style: Traditional, Region of Origin: America, Age: 1900-1950, Original/Reproduction: Original, Material: Wood & Metal

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