An important Victorian red morocco leather despatch box of very large proportions; the chamfered top gold tooled bearing the British royal coat of arms flanked by the V.R royal insignia of Queen Victoria beneath her crown.
The front and rear of the box are decorated with a triptych consisting of two V.R insignias and a central diamond-shaped design.
The two end sides also feature the V.R insignia and are fixed with bronze swing handles.
All the surfaces are bordered with multiple foliate and floral designs.
The Bramah lock is stamped S. Mordan & Co. Patent, Warranted,. It retains its original key.
The green leather lined interior has raised sides and a foliate design decorating the inner rim, with lattice work of ribbon inside the lid.
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