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A fantastic 19th Century antique naval trunk. Made from pine with wrought iron banding, fittings and corners. The trunk is covered in a beautifully worn white paint. There is a brass plaque to the front with the makers name for 'J. Gieve and Sons Portsmouth’. Royally appointed and originally established in 1785 and they have a rich history of outfitters to the British Royal Navy.

James Gieve & Sons purchased Matthews & Seagrove to form Gieve Matthews Seagrove in 1904. The company's name was later changed to Gieve Ltd in 1916.

This rare travel trunk would have been used by a Naval officer to transport uniform and attire. This is a wonderful original trunk dating from the end of the 19th century. This is a wonderful original trunk dating from the end of the 19th century.

A stunning unique piece, full of history and perfect to use for storage or a side table in any modern or classically styled interior.

Condition

Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been well used used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative historical item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

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Dimensions

107 cm width, 61 cm depth, 56 cm height

Large 19th Century James Gieves & Sons Portsmouth Naval Trunk

£945.00Price

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