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Using Antique 100+ Year Old Fully Restored Nautical Style Antique Trunks As Unique Navy Shadow Box Ideas or Unique Military Retirement Shadow Box Gift Ideas For Him or Her! Fantastic Nautical Antique Trunks re-purposed as a Shadow Box! Perfect as a Navy Retirement Gift For Him, or Navy Retirement Gift For Her, or Military Retirement Gift! Far More Functional Than a Traditional Shadowbox With A Lot More Character!


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After 20 or more years of service why settle for just a typical shadowbox as a Navy Retirement Gift or Military Retirement Gift, only to be hung on a wall?

When you can get a 100+ year old nautical antique trunk to safely store your medals, ribbons, flags, uniforms, ceremonial swords, photograph albums, other service memorabilia and a lifetime of memories! A PERFECT Navy Retirement Gift For Him, or Navy Retirement Gift for Her!

These Authentic Nautical Antique Trunks can be used as both a Unique Shadow Box (or Shadowbox) and a Storage Chest as well! They are absolutely beautiful, ruggedly handsome and can compliment any room - especially that man cave!

All of these fully restored antique trunks are between 100 to 150+ years old, a perfect compliment to your lifetime of military or naval service and will be a centerpiece display during your Military or Navy Retirement ceremony and a showpiece in your home!

Beautifully restored in varying sizes and models to choose from for even the most discerning sailor! A Treasure Chest for you Treasures with that Piratey look!


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Note above how our Keith used both the lift out tray as a shadow box and inside of the lid for a complete display of his medals, ribbons, flag and uniform! Maximizing the available space in a dramatic fashion.

All three shadow boxes (2 in the lid and the 1 tray) can be removed for close viewing and even displayed on a wall if so desired. The MOST unique Navy Retirement Gift!

These authentic nautical antique trunks are also perfect to store your uniforms, hats, photograph albums, ceremonial swords and other naval memorabilia collected over a career in the service.

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Antique Trunk Used as Navy Retirement Shadow Box and Storage Chest Antique Trunk Used as Navy Retirement Shadow Box and Storage Chest

Note how the lift out tray fashioned into a military shadow box can be lifted out and displayed, while underneath can be stored all of the uniforms, caps, belts, photograph albums, and other memorabilia accumulated over 20 or more years of service!

The above antique trunk as turned into a navy retirement shadow box was trunk #154 which can be viewed here on The Pirate's Lair.

Antique Trunk #251 Used as a shadowbox



Antique Trunk #251 Used as a shadowbox

Above left is how one of our naval clients took antique trunk #251 and turned it into a fantastic shadowbox which was used as part of his Navy retirement ceremony. Note how the inside of lid of the flat top was used to easily display his unit patches, awards and medals so that when the lid is opened. Using the inside lid in such a manner made everything easily safely and viewable with other service memorabilia such as uniforms, picture albums and memntos stored within the trunk to be easily retrieved. (photo to the right is before the shadow box was built)

We are very honored to have one of our restored trunks selected for such an important event, and for thinking of us in sending this photo - Thanks Tom!

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Antique Trunk Used as marine corps Military Retirement Shadow Box and Storage Chest Antique Trunk Used as marine corps Military Retirement Shadow Box and Storage Chest

The above antique trunk #257 as turned into a marine corps retirement shadow box. The shadow box was constructed in such a manner as to be displayed in the trunk or lifted out and mounted up on a wall.

Shelly's Antique Trunk Used as Navy Retirement ShadowBox and Storage Chest Shelly's Antique Trunk Used as Navy Retirement Shadow Box and Storage Chest

The above antique trunk #303 was turned into a US Navy retirement shadowbox now owned by Shelly. She was able to construct a fixed shadowbox in the lid that displays her retirement flag which was flown on the USS Constitution, as well as the various badges she earned over the years on Naval Service. The liftout tray was re-constructed to be a removable shadowbox displaying her many ribbons and medals, duty stations, etc etc.

Shelly's Antique Trunk Used as Navy Retirement Shadow Box and Storage Chest

Above is an image of Shelly's restored antique trunk before it was re-outfitted into her retirement shadowbox.

Please note that we do not provide, prepare, or construct the shadow box itself that fits into the trunk, this must be done locally at your location by a craftsmen familiar with making shadow boxes and your personal awards, ribbons, and displayed memorabilia.

A Pirate's Lair Exclusive! Want Your Antique Trunk Memorialized Forever in Caligraphy Wood Engraving? The Pirate has a special crewmember who is a trained artist in woodworking who performs this service right here at The Pirate's Lair!

 
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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!


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