Vintage English Oak Bound Trunk Original Canvas With Tray Circa 1930 - For Sale
Vintage English Oak Bound Trunk Original Canvas With Tray Circa 1930
A nice vintage trunk which comes from England and made in the 1920-1930 era. At 36"L X 24"H X 23"W it is a good size example of this oak bound style and offers plenty of storage space. The outside is complete with its original painted canvas which has been cleaned and treated with a finish coating as well as the original European style handles which are in wonderful condition. All hardware is original other than the hinges which would have been a made of material and were no longer supportive. I have installed metal hinges and they are hidden under the canvas. This trunk has two English Lever locks which latch and unlatch perfectly although the locking key is not present. On the oak slats there is steel hardware which has been left with natural discolorations although placed under a protective coating. Various original brass tacks are here and there and provide some contrast. Everything is good and secure and it displays with nice original character. The inside originally was fabric lined but was soiled beyond saving. It has been removed and the wood finished and left exposed. The original soft bottom tray is present but again the material was not in the best of condition so I have installed a birch wood bottom which works well.