Inside box top was for papers and the bottom. The clasp/lock is in working order, just push up.Due to age and use there are a few dings to. Circa: late 1800's This is a lovely old piece found in northern England. 10 1/2 High with handle up. 9 1/4 High with handle down. There is very little age related wear but please examine all photos to determine condition for yourself as they are part of the description. Age & use related wear. Be sure to enlarge and zoom the images for a close up view.. We are retailers who travel to Europe 4-5 times per year to pick unique items for your enjoyment. We have been in business for over 20 years.
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