Steamer trunk

Aug 12, 2018. 02:51 UTC
Steamer trunk
United States of America

Antiques & curio

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Zinc/tin and wood clad trunk with internal storage compartments. 29x17x18 wxdxh


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Answered within 4 days
Aug 15, 19:52 UTC
By Klaus

Fair Market Value

$400 - $700 USD

Insurance Value

$1,100 USD
What does this mean?

Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. This appears to be a metal clad steamer trunk of the 1860s or 1870s. The trunk shows the typical construction and enforcement that were necessary during sea travel. A very nice detail is the lithoraph on the inside lid, depicting the head of a young woman, titled "Western Beauty" (?). There is no indication on which company the manufacturer was. The estimate is based on similar items offered or sold at auction. "Asking prices" in the trade can be higher and vary.

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