"hi kim i think it is a steamer trunk - they do look nice when restored have a look at sight below
i would also leave the name on (its history)
or read a bit more if you wnat to (i like to learn more) -- thanks kath
"Yes, that's just a patent date.
i would say this is from around 1890ish.
If ALL the hardware is there and the hinges are in decent condition, an average person may give you 100.00, as is.
Personally, I wouldn't pay more than…"
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My parents collected for years and I aquired the love of antiques. My dad and mom went everywhere looking for antiques. I loved when they took me as a kid. We also had metal detectors. Dad sold them as a hobby. Dad died in 2008 and mom had dementia. It is lonely without them.