"Logically, it would simply be a trick of photographic depth perception. I doubt they would be crammed in, nor do I believe the lid would not easily close.
That said, it is entirely possible, Brenda item may indeed have held something other…"
"Michael found the item. In this case, very likely to have been made in Mexico in the 20th century for tourist market - they do a lot of hand-tooled leather work using this motif. Wouldn't be more valuable than the one in Michael's picture…"
"Unfortunately, with such items made of leather, the pattern made on the item are not a very good indicator of origin. There are a great many leather workers who produce such items and they often make 'so many' in the style of one…"
" Perhaps you might try taking a closeup of the design on the front of the case making sure that you had enough light on the image. I cropped your photo and increased the brightness but it's still a little too blurry to see it well."
" I can't see the circular symbol on the case very well but it looks very similar to an Aztec or Mexican calendar. I have a pendant that I wear that his slightly similar symbols on it. I'm wondering if this leather…"
"These cars could be ordered with a mailing slip printed on various Kellogg's cereal boxes. I had this one. It is probably from the early 1990s. There was a similar promotion again in the mid-1990s or early 2000s with trucks that represented…"
"This appears to be a colonial style set. They were usually in dark mahogany and were popular in the mid to late 1940's.
I am going on the similarity to my parent's set that they got around 1947. The bed is similar but more ornate with tall…"