Antique Steamer Trunk~Flat Top Chest~Old Luggage
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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF REDUCED PRICE!!!Old Flat Top Antique Trunk with original personalized Monogram D.P.P. *Most likely early century Very Good Gently Used Condition With Signed Lock~Atkinson & Long Mfg Co. USA~ N 87 Measurements: 32.5"l x 21"d x 13.5"h In great working condition with a tray insert that has two compartments. This is truly a lovely example of fine craftsmanship from a by gone era. Large & spacious with a well kept interior, too. Vintage suitcases have nostalgic charm and style. They recall a romantic era where travel was more slow paced. Trains and boats were common modes of transportation and taking a trip to the countryside in an automobile was becoming more popular too. What is a Steamer trunk? A steamer trunk is a type of luggage which takes the shape of a large rugged trunk with a flat top. These trunks were built for long trips, specifically on steam trains and boats; the flat top makes a steamer trunk easier to handle and stack. Many people continue to use steamer trunks for travel and shipping today, and some people also keep a steamer trunk around the house for use as a storage chest.
I love antique chests. To me, they represent a much simpler time in this country. It's that emotional connection that makes them so appealing... read more