Refinished Old Trunk - Unusual Size

Up for auction today we have an unusual sized refinished trunk, dating to the late 1800’s. It is rectangular in shape and measures 23 x 9.5 x 13.5 and is about 5 pounds. My 85 year old mother did an amazing job lining the inside with quilted floral fabric. It gives it that “POP” – ready to store your bank statements, photographs, special treasures, etc. Incredibly clean. There was a handle on the top that I removed as it was dried and rotted. Front hinges are nice and in good condition. Just the old lock plate remains. Originally canvas covered the canvas was removed to display and highlight the nice wood underneath. Sanded smooth and treated with Early American Stain, then a couple coats of Satin Poly - this trunk is a looker. Metal hardware has not been repainted and is in great condition. Bottom is solid. This trunk would make a nice housewarming gift or a wedding gift.

Shipping will be $FREEE - also includes insurance and a new box. Feel free to email with any questions before the end of auction.

Thanks for looking and have a wonderful day. I have been refinishing trunks for over 20 years. I love to think of the history behind these gems. I like transforming the trunks to useful pieces of furniture for your home or office. I don’t try to bring the trunks back to their original state, although when I find one
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