Vintage Hubbard's Wire Sewed Folding Wooden Box RARE
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Sold Date: 10/07/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Furniture & Furnishings
Vintage Hubbard's Wire Sewed Folding Wooden Box RARE 20 AVAILABLE GREAT FOR ANTIQUE DEALERS NO RESERVE!
These are rare and unusual folding wooden boxes made by the Hubbard Folding Box Company in 1938. They are the first and original and were made exclusively by Puffer Hubbard Manufacturing Company. The front of each box reads the following with green print:"MIRACLEAN CLEAN-AS-THE-BREATH-OF-SPRING KALAMAZOO LAUNDRY CO. PHONE 4161." Both ends of each box read: "HUBBARD'S WIRE SEWED FOLDING BOX THE FIRST AND ORIGINAL PAT'D JUNE 28, 1898 JUNE 16, 1931 AND PATENTS PENDING MADE ONLY BY PUFFER HUBBARD MFG CO. MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. U.S.A. BOX MADE IN U.S.A 2 '38" These boxes would have been quite an engineering feat for their time. The base of each box folds inwards and the sides collapse making them completely flat. Yet when they are re-assembled, they are very sturdy. They have two handle holes for easy carrying. The 4 digit telephone number alone makes these antiques appealing. The inside of the boxes are painted green. Their dimensions are - Length: 22", Width: 14", Height: 12". Having researched this item, we have discovered that t were only a limited quantity of these boxes made. One antique dealer we know sells them for over $75 each. This auction is starting at only $9.99 a piece and t is no reserve! Local pick-up can be arranged in Kalamazoo, MI. Take this opportunity to grab yourself a unique piece of American history in these fascinating antique wooden folding boxes. auction sales policy Your bid is a contract - place a bid only if you're serious about buying the item. If I am unable to establish contact with the winning bidder within 3 days of the end of the auction or if payment is not received within 5 days, the item may be offered to the next highest bidder or relisted at my sole discretion. shipping details I am committed to shipping all my items in a very prompt and professional manner. All shipping originates from Michigan - 49097 zip code. Shipment will be either UPS, FedX or USPS. I welcome international bidders but payment must be received before the item will be shipped. Orders are usually shipped within 1-2 business days after full payment is received. payment details PayPalâe"eBay's service to make fast, easy, and secure payments for your eBay purchases! I will also accept a personal check or moneyorder but the payment must be received and cleared before the item will be shipped. I prefer Paypal. returns No returns unless the item is not as described. In the unlikely event that a return is requested, all returns must include all original items undamaged, in re-saleable condition, all original packaging including manuals, warranty forms, etc. Software sales are not refundable. Shipping and handling fees are not refundable. Buyer is responsible for shipping costs incurred shipping products back. contact me Use the "Ask Seller a Question" link to send me an email or click and I will respond promptly. what happens if you win the auction? The winner will receive an "eBay End of Auction" email. Click on the payment link and follow the instuctions. Once the payment is received, I will ship the item usually within 1 business day. When you receive the item and are satisfied, please leave feedback for me and I will then promptly leave feedback for you. Thank you for considering this auction. Your satisfaction is my highest priority!
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