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Steamer Trunk / Pre -1900 / J.L. Milton (106256)

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Furniture, Appliances & Fans Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Steamer Trunk / Pre -1900 / J.L. Milton  (106256)
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Here is a really interesting piece of history. It is an antique steamer trunk . There is a label inside that reads: Beauty And Strength / Motif: Male Lion, facing left with his right front paw on a shield with the letter " D" / The Best Trunks Bear This Mark ( on a waving banner, below Lion) / Registered Jan'y 12, 1897.// 25 1/2" High x 38" wide x 22" in Depth. Right locking clasp missing and both leather straps separated. But, still a really nice item. Embossed : J.L. Milton / Oakland ,Calif., on one end... and J.L.M on the other end. Has a sticker that says" Tahoe Tavern "/ Lake Tahoe Cal. / ( Closed in 1950, and torn down now.) This was where all the rich Gentlemen went in the 1920's-1940's. Also, has a White Star Line sticker that says " Naples" ( This is the line that had the " Titanic") . If you are a dealer, or a do-it- yourself person, this is the trunk for you.( $ 700.00-$1000.00, refinished and repaired ). Nice item ( RH).

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Country (if not USA):
State: Unknown
City/County: Unknown
Date: 1897