|Dimensions||36 × 24 × 24 in|
(SOLD) Antique Rare James Dooley Stagecoach, Boat or Train Leather Trunk / Valise – Circa 1864, G Granville Wright, New York
A rare original James Dooley (with label intact) leather trunk / valise for boat, steamship, stagecoach or train traveling! Before you jump in your time machine and travel back to the 1800’s you better bring with you a travel trunk like this. Leather over wood frame with very intricate geometric leather tooling. An Excelsior lock with patent from 1864. No key – and lock is damaged from someone breaking in and stealing the gold many years ago.
Inside in good antique shape with some repairs and new nails and staples. Has a top compartment that latches under the lid with two leather handles metal slides, when lowered it has three iron spin latches to open up a lid for storage of smaller items. Interior has a canvas envelope mounted to compartment and more detail and decoration in blue.
A great piece showing lots of history and use, offers great warmth beauty and age in its color. A versatile decorator accent for home or office or retail storefront. Great for the timber, log, ranch, country estate or cabin or Brooklyn crash pad.
Descendants of G. Granville Wright that can show proof of lineage get a 10% discount. 🙂
31.5″W x 18″D x 20″H