An excellent example of the beautiful document boxes (sometimes called bank boxes) made during the early to mid 1800's. This example is well worn. The substantial external leather loss and wear only adds to the overall charm of this old box. There are lots of handmade brass tacks, a brass top handle, and printed paper lining with original label inside. The maker is E.A.G. Roulstone of Boston. The label states "Manufacturer of Military and Fire Caps, Equipments, Trunks, Valises, Bags, &c., 9 Hanover St. Boston". The iron and brass lock is marked "Patent" on the brass key hole cover; single leather strop hinged lid. This box is strong, made of thick wood, and covered with (very) aged leather, makes a wonderful display; an historical, hard to find collectible. Owner paid $545. at a Bar Harbor, Maine antique boutique (still has tag).
Notes: Shabby chic, well worn. No key present.
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9.5" x 6" x 4.5"
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Danbury, Connecticut 06810
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Sunday Sept. 1, 2019 9AM - Noon
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