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Buccaneer Treasure Chest #97, closed front view Buccaneer Chest #97 closed side view

Buccaneers Chest #97, closed side view Buccaneer Chests #97, victorian print 2 girls and boy

Buccaneer Sea Chest #97, open view showing insert Buccaneer Chest #97, victorian print girl, boy watching masted sailing ships

Buccaneers Sea Chest #97, open view Buccaneer Chest #97, showing ca Mar 16 1880 date

Dome Top Steamer Trunk #97
Very handsome medium size steamer trunk and chest.. RARE! Dated ca March 16, 1880!!!
Antique Pirate Treasure Chest, beautifully refinished
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Medium Size: 24" long x 14" wide x 16" high the steamer trunk has been beautifully and meticulously restored in green metal cladding, a fine antique patina on the oak straps, new leather handles, inside pine or ash wood body in a wonderful rich light brown, one can still see the rough "saw mill" marks, original insert tray!!!
Antique, No reproductions! This great Steamer Trunk is small enough to be put on a display table in a home or office, yet large enough to hold files, videos, cd's, laptop computer!
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Pirate Treasure Chests #97 is a beautifully restored very handsome medium size Pirate Chest, RARE - Dated Ca March 16, 1880 all metal Dome top Sea Chests with oak slats, outer metal cladding restored in a rich dark forest green, and new leather handles. Inside is pine or ash wood body with a beautiful medium patina which only 120+ year old wood can achieve. This Antique Nautical Furniture Chests is befitting the most discerning of Pirates, Captains or Executives to store his or her treasures!

Sea Chests and Nautical Furniture such as this has been masterfully and painstakingly restored using the same original brass fixtures, paper covering which was originally covering the inside pine or ash was removed exposing the medium golden patina of 120 year old wood. New sturdy black leather handles were replaced and the original insert tray was also able to be restored which is VERY rare as they are mostly always made of cardboard, yet this tray was made of wood allowing it to be restored. There is PLENTY of wonderful Oak straps front, back, sides and top along with intricate hardware. Outstanding Antique Nautical Furniture as a centerpiece in your home and a family heirloom.

Note the original victorian prints which were saved during the restoration depicting a boy and a girl on a dock or wharf viewing the masted sailing ships, and the other print showing a boy and two girls in a boat! The prints depict authentic mid 19th century costumes and clothing worn at that time!

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Why just get a shadow box or a newly made trunk with no history! One of our 100+ Year Old Nautical Antique Trunks can be used for both a Shadow Box and Storage Chest for your Uniforms, Photograph Albums, and Memorabilia!

Rare 1880 to Early 1890's Photograph of Antique Trunk Factory and Workers Using Albumen Silver Print Method, Mounted to a Period Board Which Dates The Photo
Note the Flatop and Two Monitor or Waterfall Trunks, Each Being Individually Unique at the Very Time of Production.
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We all romanticize about the mystique of these antique trunks. The possible owners and travels that each steamer trunk has taken, along with the high level of detailed craftsmanship in the original production of each and every steamer trunk with that individualized character giving both intrinsic and non-intrinsic value.
However the truth of the matter is that the majority of these trunks were made towards the middle to end of the 19th century just at the dawning of the industrial revolution here in America when there were no child labor laws or protections. This rare photo clearly illustrates at least 3 generations of owners and workers, ages appearing to range from pre-teen/adolescent, teens/early adult, through middle to old age!
It was a common practice that loyal and productive craftsmen would be allowed to bring their children to work with them to learn a craft, so many of the children in this photograph were more than likely sons of the men shown.
Note the adolescent factory workers on top row! Note that there are no women in the photo! This is due to the fact that at that time "proper" women did not work outside of the home, certainly not in a factory. Everybody appears to look pretty stern, having on their arms crossed and "work" faces put on.
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This 1880 Pirate treasure chest is an example of what buccaneers, privateers and pirates used as pirate chests. Captains of galleons and merchantment also used these as their sea chests, and you can use them as antique pirate treasure chests for your nautical furniture theme and nautical chest decor

These are truly a vintage china flat top sea chest or silverware chest as well as an antique sea chest. A captains sea chest and are also great for a waterfront home as a nautical pirates treasure chests, pirate chests or china chests. Any nautical chests at The Pirates Lair, either a flatop treasure chest or a dome top pirate chest, are authentic vintage 100 to 150 year old flat top sea chests.

While you may see sea chests like this in the movie "Master and Commander", or as a pirates treasure chests in "The Pirates of the Caribbean", they are not movie props but the real thing!
All of the offered captains sea chests and pirate treasure chests could be plucked right out of the move set of Master and Commander, but the pirate chests offered by The Pirates Lair are authentic!
A treasure chests could also be used as an antique hope chest regular old sea chest, a nautical sea chests or nautical chests. They com as flat top chests or Domed Chests.
If you ever want some authentic captains sea chests or a pirate treasure chest, (even pirate chests and pirate treasure chests), The Pirates Lair is the place to come!
Could also be used as an antique hope chest with some cedar wood, or just an authentic sea chest would do. But if it is a captain's sea chest or an original one-of-a-kind nautical sea chests then this is it.
All nautical chests are either flat top chests, dome top chests and could come right out of the movie pirates of the caribbean, but this is no reproduction or movie prop, these sea chests are the real deal and affordably priced!