Vintage Shipwright's Tool Chest, English, Cedar, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, C.1940
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Our Stock # 18.8831
This is a vintage shipwright's tool chest. An English, cedar and pine craftsman's work trunk, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1940.Wonderful maritime charm, offering great storage or as a distinctive coffee table Displays a desirable aged patina with light service wear, commensurate with age Ebonised pine exterior offers deep black hues, with stout steel straps to corners Clean, bright cedar interior beams warm caramel hues upon opening Fascinating, inset One Shilling coin to the lid, dated to 1947 Deep lid opens upwards, coming to rest upon a rear brace Removable tool tray insert, sliding freely to aid access to the lower trunk space Additional rotating tool rests adorn the inside of the lid Engraved to the side and beneath the lid edge with 'Plymouth Docks, 1943' Stencilled fascia reads B.R. Tucker, Shipwright - M.C.D. 22604 Dressed with a diamond-shape lock escutcheon — in working order, key present Superb, heavy gauge rope handles set within demi-lune keepers to either side
This is an excellent vintage shipwright's tool chest, with a delightfully weathered maritime appearance and useful, clean storage. Would also grace a living room with distinction. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 103cm (40.5'')
Max Depth: 42cm (16.5'')
Max Height: 39.5cm (15.5'')
Interior Width: 87cm (34.25'')
Interior Depth: 33.5cm (13.25'')
Interior Height: 34cm (13.5'')
Tray Width: 43cm (17'')
Tray Depth: 31cm (12.25'')
Tray Height: 11cm (4.25'')
Hele, United Kingdom
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