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make / manufacturer: Unknown
size / dimensions: 32 x 17 1/2 x 18

Humpback Steamer Trunk, wood with decorative tin sheathing exterior, some faux alligator.
Leather handles - 1 original, worn but hanging on; 1 missing.
Latches have “PAT JUL972” embossed on them - refers to patent date of July 9, 1872. Patent # on the lock is worn/unclear.
Research indicates trunk was manufactured in 1880s/1890s.
32” x 17 1/2” x 18”.
Condition not bad for age; definitely restorable.
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