Early Wells Fargo Strong Box Lot 2097

LOT 2097
Seller's Estimate: USD 800 - 1,500

A circa 1870s green painted wooden treasure box by J.Y. Ayer, hallmarked "WELLS FARGO" on the front panel with stenciled white paint. It is a thick, wood box with iron hardware on the corners, hinges and reinforcement. It also has a hand forged iron latch. Included are padlock and key, both stamped "W. F. & CO". The leather handles on the sides are gone, although one of them is resting inside the box. The inside of the box is stamped, "Manufactured by J.Y. Ayer, 3740 Seventeenth St., S.F CAL" Condition (Very Good). Size 10" T. x 21" W. x 14-1/2" D.

The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller.

Additional payment details from the seller:
All merchandise must be paid in full within seven (7) days of the date of the sale. If payment by cash, check, money order or wire transfer is made within 7 days of the sale, a 2% discount on the Hammer price may be taken by the buyer. DISCOUNT IS ONLY AVAILABLE IF INVOICE IS PAID WITHIN 7 DAYS from the sale date. Split payments are subject to a 22% buyer's premium if a credit card is used as any form of total payment. Purchases totaling $100,000 or more must be paid
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