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14.03.2015
100-150+ Year Old Restored Antique Steamer Trunks For Sale and Antique Furniture Restoration Services. Many of Our Restored Antique Steamer Trunks are Purchased by Retiring Members of the Military and Navy and Used as a Combination Shadow Box and Storage Chest for Safely Storing and Displaying Memorabilia and Uniforms! The Pirate's Lair offers expert information and is the world's largest single source for Restored Antique Steamer Trunks and Antique Trunks in general.
All offered Antique Steamer Trunks have been carefully restored and refinished using the same craftsmanship, technique, and tools that were used during their original production. It is our fervent hope and desire that the care we have taken in restoring these antique steamer trunks will not only be useful in providing both beauty and function to its new owner, but will eventually become a family heirloom and legacy for coming generations.
It would give us no small amount of pleasure to think that we not only were able to rescue and save these 100+ year old trunks, but that we were able to restore them so as to be used for another 100+ years!
Note the two restored Antique Steamer Trunks in the above photos, both are Dome Top, Hump Back or Camel Back models and each is 100 to 150 years old. Every antique steamer trunk for sale and offered has been painstakingly restored so as to be used in todays contemporary environments and in unique "re-purposed" ways such as replacing a utilitarian filing cabinet with an antique trunk! These antique steamer trunks after being fully restored have transcended their original purpose in both beauty and function as they are now fine furniture which can be displayed even in the most discerning of homes and household decor! Why take away from the beauty and sophistication of your home or office by having utilitarian looking steel filing cabinets and storage in your home or office when you can have these beautiful richly appointed and preserved antique steamer trunks in their stead!
The Pirate's Lair always has between 15 and 20 of these 100+ year old antique trunks fully restored and awaiting shipment. If it's a genuine antique trunk by Jenny Lind or Lois Vuitton from the Titanic or Master and Commander theme or a Pirates of the Carirbbean decor you are seeking for your home, office or as a unique gift, this is it!
Each Steamer Trunk or Antique Chest were used during the travel heydays from the mid-late 19th and early 20th centuries by Americans and immigrants looking for a better life and adventure! If it's a genuine original antique trunk by Martin Maier, Excelsior, Jenny Lind or Lois Vuitton from the Titanic or Master and Commander theme or a Pirates of the Carirbbean decor you are seeking for your home, office or as a unique gift, this is it! Each Antique Trunk or Antique Chest is the exact type used by the immigrants who travelled to and across America in the mid to late 1800's in seeking a new, better life, and adventure! These fully restored Antique Trunks will become your legacy and a family heirloom passed down from generation to generation!
These Restored Antique Trunks would be perfect in a maritime ornautical decor, certainly in a waterfront home situation as they look just like naval "Sea Chests, Pirate Chests and Treasure Chests" we are all familiar with seeing in the movies!
As you can imagine this can be overwhelming and take up quite a bit of our time as there is no "easy" answer, especially since all of these trunks are at best similar but not exact to each other. BELOW YOU WILL FIND A TABLE AND LIST OF ALL AVAILABLE RESTORED ANTIQUE TRUNKS FOR SALE WITH IMMEDIATE DELIVERY! Largest Availability of Antique Steamer Trunk Models Available For Sale on the Internet: Dome Top, Camel Back, Hump Back, Foot Locker, and Flat Top, the rare Theatrical Trunk. Be advised we will not be restoring nor posting any additional restored trunks until late December 2015 or very early January 2016.
These beautifully restored authentic Dome Top (also known as hump back, humpback or camel back) and Flat Top Trunks are circa 1840 to 1900 and many have literally travelled around the world many times over before coming to you! These Antique Steamer Trunks and Steamer Chests would make the perfect complement to any home decor as antique coffee tables, storing military uniforms and military memorabilia, unique family room storage cabinets for videos, CD's, or games, or for your traditional antique hope chest! Anyone who has restored these steamer trunks knows that it truly is a labor of love, every one of them being different and unique. These restored trunks can easily hold up to 200 hanging file folders, staplers, tape dispenserss, pens, and other office items normally found on a typical desk. 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! 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.
They stored what little treasures they had into these steamer trunks and steamer chests and set sail for a new world and a new life fraught with both danger and excitement - coming from Europe or by wagon train and locomotive in settling the American west.


They stored what little treasures they had into these trunks and set sail for a new world and a new life fraught with both danger and excitement. They didn't make trunks much larger than this back in the day - this is one of the largest. Late 19th Century (1870s - 1880s) All Wood Dome Top Antique Trunk with a Nice Sought After High Arch Giving it that definitive "Piratey" or Treasure Chest Look.
Polished Cast Iron Hardware and Nail Heads Contrast Beautifully Against the 100+ Year Old Woods. The Silvery Polished Hardware Contrasts Beautifully Against the 100+ Year Old Woods and the Leather Trim!
This beautiful and elegant dome top trunk has great features: True dome top, decorative nail heads, and working lock and key!
Has all of the sought after features: working lock and key, makers label, beautiful cast iron polished hardware, high arch to the dome.
Blackened Hardware Securing Bands Contrast Beautifully with the Seasoned Pine and Oak Woods.
The Heavy Duty Blackened and Polished Silvery Hardware Contrasts Beautifully with the Seasoned Pine and Oak Woods.
The Heavy Duty Blackened and Polished Silvery Hardware Contrasts Beautifully with the 100+ Year Old Seasoned Pine and Oak Woods.
This Restored Antique Trunk is Simple and Elegant in Design and Offers Blackened and Polished Silvery Hardware Contrasting Beautifully with the Pine Wood Body and Oak Wood Slats. Large All Wood Mid-Late 19th Century (1870s-1890s) Humpback or Dome top Antique Trunk For Sale Also With That Sought After "High Arch" Providing That Distinctive Piratey Look! A heavy Duty and well-constructed made of heavy duty pine boards and cast iron hardware all of which has been sanded, stained a rich dark red mahogany, and polished! Everything is well-constructed and made of heavy duty pine boards and cast iron hardware all of which has been sanded and polished! Beautiful Contrasting Polished Cast Iron Heavy Duty Hardware with Remnants of the Original Black Japanning. Beautiful Contrasting Polished Silvery Heavy Duty Hardware with Remnants of the Original Black Japanning Consisting of Front Latches with Built-in Lid Lifts.
The Polished Silvery Heavy Duty Hardware with Remnants of the Original Black Japanning Consisting of Edge Guards and Front Latches.
The Polished Silvery Heavy Duty Hardware Contrasting Beautifully with the Red Oak Wood Slats, Dark Red Leather Trim and Mahogany Body. Antique Trunks by Excelsior, Martin Maier, Louis Vuitton, with Many Styles and Models to Choose from: Dome Top, Humpback, Camel Back, Flat Top and Roll Tops, Saratoga Trunks and Others.
Many of our purchased restored antique trunks are re-purposed as Military Retirement and US Navy Retirement Gifts and Shadowboxes or Shadow Boxes! If this website can help you identify something you own yourself, help you with a restoration, or with how much your trunk is worth then that is great and we are glad to help in that way. Late 19th Century All Wood Dome Top Antique Trunk with a Rich Natural Finish to the Pine Wood Body and Red Oak Slats. Late 19th Century All Wood Flat Top Antique Steamer Trunk with a Rich Natural Finish to the Pine Wood Body and Red Oak Slats. Original Hardware Consists of Edge Guards, Lid Lift, Heavy Duty Front Latches, and Original End Caps with New Leather Handles.
Original Decorative Cast Iron Dated Hardware and Brass Lock (May, 11 1875 and Jan 11, 1874).
The Polished Heavy Duty Cast Iron Hardware (with Remnants of the Original Black Japanning) Consists of Front Latches with Lid Lifts, Decorative Edge Protectors on the Oak Wood Slats, Edge Guards, Original End Caps with New Leather Handles. The Polished Cast Iron Hardware with Remnants of the Black Japanning and Nail Heads Contrast Beautifully Against the 100+ Year Old Woods. This Restored Antique Trunk Has Many Original Features Including Leather Strap and Buckle Remnants and Leather Tie Downs.


This Restored Antique Trunk is Also Simple and Elegant in its' Design and Offers Blackened and Polished Silvery Hardware Contrasting Beautifully with the 100+ Year Old Seasoned Pine and Oak Woods. This Antique Trunk Also Offers Blackened Hardware Contrasting Beautifully with the Pine Wood Body and Oak Slats.
Polished Heavy Duty Silvery Hardware with Remnants of the Original Gold Gilting (Very Kewl!).
Beautiful Heavy Duty Polished Cast Iron Dated Hardware with Much of the Original Black Japanning Left: June 1, 1872. Beautiful Heavy Duty Black Japanned Hardware Offers a Fantastic Contrast to the 100 Plus Year Old Seasoned Wood. Scroll Down To Review All 100+ Available Restored Antique Steamer Trunks Each with a Unique Trunk #, Mulitiple Photographs, Description, Measurements, and Price! These fully restored Antique Steamer Trunks will become your legacy and a family heirloom passed down from generation to generation! The Polished Rosettes Look Fantastic and Give this Antique Civil War era Trunk Lots of Character.RARE Dual Working Locks and Key!! The Hardware Consists of Front Latches with Built-in Lid Lifts, Lid Guides, Edge Guards, and 4 Heavy Duty Rear Hinges!
The Heavy Duty Hardware Consists Of Front Latches with One Having Lost Tension, Edge Guards for Protection, Front Latches with Built-in Lid Lifts, Original End Caps with Built-in Lid Guides, Original Metal Tie Downs Running Across the Front and Top.Working Lock and Key!
All of the Wide Oak Wood Slats and the Top Hardware Securing Clamps Have Been Sanded and Polished to Reveal the Beautiful Oak Wood Grain and Fantastic Design on the Cast Iron Clamps. This Dome Top Has Extra Thick Pine Board Planking and Heavy Duty Cast Iron Hardware Which Has Been Polished Revealing the Beautiful Detail and Design. This Trunk Also Has Swirl Impressions Left in the Wood From the Original First Cut at the Saw Mill!
The Original Heavy Duty Hardware Includes Front Latches with Built-in Lid Lifts and 4 Corner Edge Guards. The Heavy Duty Hardware Consists Of Front Latches with One Having Lost Tension, Edge Guards for Protection, Front Lid Lift, Intricate Design on the Working Lock. This Dome Top Has Extra Thick Pine Board Planking and Heavy Duty Cast Iron Hardware Which Has Been Polished Revealing their Beautiful Detail and Brilliant Design.
This Antique Trunk Would Make a Perfect Re-Purposed Air Force, Army, Marine or Navy Retirement Gift Shadow Box Idea!
Very Unique to This Trunk Are Period Decorative Brass and Copper Button Caps Put Onto the Securing Nails!
This Antique Trunk Would Maike a Perfect Airforce, Army or Navy Retirement Gift Shadow Box Idea! The Polished Heavy Duty Cast Iron Hardware Was Initially Covered in a Protective Black Japanning That Was Carefully Removed During Restoration and Then Hand Polished Revealing All of the Beauty. This Antique Trunk Also Offers Nicely Polished Silver Buttons on the Front Face and Top, Unique Heavy Duty Rear Hinges with a Fantastic Design, Original End Caps with New Leather Handles, Polished Oak Slat Clamps All With Detailed Designs. A Perfect Antique Trunk to Hold Small Artifacts, Coins, or Jewelry, Sit on a Desktop to Hold Papers, Documents, Pens, Etc. The Contrasting Between the Mahogany Body, Oak Wood Slats, and Polished Nail Heads and Cast Iron Hardware is Phenomenal!!! This Restored Antique Trunk Also Has the Original Victorian Lithograph of Young Girl on a Swing with Her Mother Along with a Nicely Detailed Lithographic Border That Have Been Professionally Sealed Providing Long-Lasting Protection to the 120+ Year Old Lithographic Paper Coverings.



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