'50s SEWING BOX: WOOD, EXPANDABLE, THREE TIER, VINTAGE

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 17,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
From Estate in North Texas: Vintage & gorgeous, 1950s era Wooden Sewing Box of cabinet grade Ash with triple tier, expandable compartments on both sides of the central carrying handle. Box measures approx. 16 1/2" long by about 8 1/8" front-to-back with angled, 6 1/2" tall, black enameld legs & central handle. All three tiers ride up & outward on black enameled bars solidly attached to each face of the box with brass screws. Top flat has a round knob on each side for independent opening as well.(See Photos) Opening right side top gives access to twin storage drawers of approx. 7 1/2" by 3 5/8" & opening left side gives access to three compartments. One oblong is of about 7 3/8" by 3 3/4", and the other two (2) measure just 3 5/8" square. The twin top side compartments probably hold the much used items & accoutrements of the home seamstress. Below are twin compartments, on each side, of about 7 1/2" square for the thread, bobbins, bulk buttons & fasteners we'd imagine ... but your guess as to what goes w is as good as ours! The Sewing Box is still in very good overall condition with little, if any, signs of actual use. Interior is spotless & clean. The four (4) legs and bent wood carrying handle are solid and quite supportive still. Brass hinges are all in great shape & the wood bars which support the tiers when box is opened are all in very good, quite functional condition. T are NO cracks, splits, dings, dents or unsightly repairs visible on this large, expandable Sewing Box either. Box is probably of about 1950s era construction, judging by materials, style, hardware, and details of joinery & workmanship, this classic weighs approx. seven and one half (7 1/2) pounds empty & as shown ! Missing one of these to hold your scattered & various sewing accoutrements? Always a really large & accommodating Sewing Box from Grandmas day? Well look no further 'cause this may be just the vintage wooden Sewing Box you have been looking for! NO it does NOT get any better quality nor as well preserved as this one! Vintage & gorgeous, 1950s era Wooden Sewing Box (exactly as shown) is by offered to collectors, aficionados, and other interested parties. get it while you can ...

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