Vintage/Primitive Wooden Crates

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  • Item Category: Antiquities
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 01, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

The present auction is for a lot of 4 vintage/primitive wooden crates. The crates came from my Grandmother's house in Belmont, Massachusetts. They are 70+ years old - and were found in a small crawl space in my Grandmother's basement. They were probably put t by the previous owner of the home (and tfore much older), as no one in my Father's family knew of their existence while they were living t (from the late 30's). I tried getting information online about the company names on the crates, but did not find any additional information.

The First Crate Measurements : 12 inches High, 13 3/4 inches wide, 15 5/5 inches long. The crate comes with two metal hinges that work! On one side of the crate is handwritten in black ink: "Kinney Mfg. Co., Z-3376H, 3529-3541 Washington St. Boston, Mass." When the lid is lifted off, the inside is almost new looking (see photos). One corner of the box has insect damage (see photo). T are rope handles on each side. One rope handle is broken, one intact. The lid has a black ink stamp: "The Ohio Injection Company - Wadsworth, Ohio".

The Second Crate Measurements : 17 inches wide; 12 1/2 inches High; 13 3/8 inches wide. The Crate has stamped in black ink on the sides: "Hydron Bellows From Clifford Mfg. Co. Boston, Mass." Handwritten in pencil on the side is "Kinney Mfg."

The Third
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