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    antique furniture: chests

    Chests are an item of furniture primarily used for storage, occasionally containing a series of drawers.

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    • Large Antique Steamer Chest, English, Canvas, Travel Trunk, Drawco, Edwardian

      Large Antique Steamer Chest, English, Canvas, Travel Trunk, Drawco, Edwardian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6953

      This is a large antique steamer chest. An English, canvas bound travel trunk with Drawco patent steel, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Generously sized trunk from the golden age of voyages
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Wooden frame with durable black textured fascia
      • Crafted with Drawco steel hoops for a dependable, lightweight trunk
      • Decorated with colourful, period transit labels
      • Dressed with brass hardware for the lock escutcheon and clasps
      • Sliding lock mechanism with key
      • Maker's mark for Drawco features above the central clasp
      • The interior finished with a light textile and striking pinstripe pattern
      • Adorned with globe-trotting travel labels from Cairo to Cheadle Hulme
      • Great Eastern Railway memorandum dated to 1911
      • Leather strap handles to each side aid carriage

      This is a generously sized and appealing antique steamer chest, from a golden era of grand tours and sojourns. Delivered polished and ready for use or display.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 92cm (36.25'')
      Max Depth: 53.5cm (21'')
      Max Height: 31.5cm (12.5'')

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      Large Antique Steamer Chest, English, Canvas, Travel Trunk, Drawco, Edwardian

      £395.00

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    • Antique Joiner's Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, Circa 1850

      Antique Joiner's Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, Circa 1850

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6565

      This is an antique joiner's chest. An English, pine craftsman's trunk, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. 

      • Stout chest with Victorian appeal - ideal for use as coffee table
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Dark stained pine with consistent finish throughout
      • Copious dovetail joints add strength
      • Hand-painted with the initials T.P.H. to lid and front fascia in crimson red
      • Braced lid opens smoothly on a pair of long strap brackets
      • Sliding and removable tool tray sits above the interior
      • Working, inset brass-lined lock — key present
      • Dressed with a pair of iron loop handles with shaped backplates

      This generously sized antique joiner's chest will offer many more years of useful storage with its stout build and quality craftsmanship. Its size also lends itself to being suitable as use as a coffee table base. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 88.5cm (34.75'')
      Max Depth: 42cm (16.5'')
      Max Height: 41.5cm (16.25'')

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      Antique Joiner's Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, Circa 1850

      £525.00

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    • Victorian pine metal bound  pine travelling trunk c/w lock & key

      Victorian pine metal bound pine travelling trunk c/w lock & key

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Material: Pine, metal supports Colour: Mottled Chestnut brown Width: 84 cm Height: 44 cm Depth: 58 cm Article number: YAL 2511 Victorian Pine and metal bound travel/steamer trunk, with a replacement working lock...

      £265.00

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    • Large Vintage Carriage Chest, Welsh, Pine, Linen Trunk, 20th Century, C.1950

      Large Vintage Carriage Chest, Welsh, Pine, Linen Trunk, 20th Century, C.1950

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6911

      This is a large vintage carriage chest. A Welsh, stained pine linen trunk, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950. 

      • Generously sized - ideal for coffee table use
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Stained pine in good order with dark caramel hues
      • Dressed with long iron clasps and a pair of carriage handles to each side
      • Hand-painted detail to top reads 'Major Warner R.E, Corner, Limeslade Bay, Mumbles, Glamorgan'

      This is a large vintage carriage chest, with useful proportions. Well suited for storing linen or adding a distinctive base to a coffee table. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home or display.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 102.5cm (40.25'')
      Max Depth: 47cm (18.5'')
      Max Height: 31cm (12.25'')

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      Large Vintage Carriage Chest, Welsh, Pine, Linen Trunk, 20th Century, C.1950

      £595.00

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    • Victorian Burr Walnut Wellington Style Chest

      Victorian Burr Walnut Wellington Style Chest

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1880, Victorian burr walnut Wellington-style chest of drawers. The rectangular top in mirror-matched figured walnut with canted edges over a simple frieze and 6 graduated drawers with brass locks, original finely turned knob handles...

      £1,890.00

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    • Vintage First Aid Chest, English, Pine, Trunk, Huddersfield Rifles, Regiment

      Vintage First Aid Chest, English, Pine, Trunk, Huddersfield Rifles, Regiment

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6918

      This is a vintage first aid chest. An English, pine trunk decorated for the Huddersfield Rifles regiment, dating to the mid 20th century circa 1960. 

      • Useful storage chest - ideal as coffee table
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Dark painted pine with pleasing weathering
      • Eye-catching red cross logo to front and rear fascia
      • Dressed with an inset, working lock — key present
      • A pair of iron drop handles to each side for carriage
      • The lid reads '5th BWRR-GT, L.D. Ambulance Huddersfield'
      • Likely the ambulance service for 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's Regiment of the Huddersfield Rifles
      • Dovetail joints to each corner add strength

      This is a fascinating vintage first aid chest, with markings suggesting a military role in its younger days. Ideally suited as a base for a coffee table, the generous size also offers a useful space for storage. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 61cm (24'')
      Max Depth: 35cm (13.75'')
      Max Height: 26cm (10.25'')

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      Vintage First Aid Chest, English, Pine, Trunk, Huddersfield Rifles, Regiment

      £295.00

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    • Victorian Figured and Burr Walnut Wellington Chest

      Victorian Figured and Burr Walnut Wellington Chest

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1870 with adaptations, Victorian figured and burr walnut tall Wellington chest. The rectangular top in mirror-matched figured walnut over a simple frieze and 7 graduated drawers with turned wooded knobs and mahogany liners flanked...

      £1,790.00

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    • Georgian pine mule chest dated 1816

      Georgian pine mule chest dated 1816

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Material: Pine Colour: Antique pine waxed Width: 97 cm Height: 73 cm Depth: 52 cm Article number: YAL 2512 Large Georgian pine mule chest mounted on bracket feet, consisting of a large full...

      £485.00

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    • Victorian pine chest of drawers, (2 over 3) refurbished rustic

      Victorian pine chest of drawers, (2 over 3) refurbished rustic

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Material: Antique Pine wax finish Colour: Antique pine Width: 96 cm (inc cornice) Height: 95 cm Depth: 45 cm Article number: YAL 2387 Victorian pine chest of 2 short over 2 long drawers on a...

      £335.00

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    • Small Victorian pine chest of drawers, refurbished rustic, VGC

      Small Victorian pine chest of drawers, refurbished rustic, VGC

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Material: Antique Pine wax finish Colour: Antique pine Width: 91 cm (inc cornice) Height: 83 cm Depth: 49 cm Article number: YAL 2360 Small Victorian pine chest of drawers (2 over 2) on a bracket...

      £285.00

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    • Large Georgian Mahogany chest of drawers 4 straight - refurbished

      Large Georgian Mahogany chest of drawers 4 straight - refurbished

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Colour: Mid brown Height: 97 cm Width: 104 cm Depth: 52 cm Item No: YAL 2337 Large, late Georgian Mahogany chest of drawers (4 straight) circa 1820/30 on bracket feet. A very well...

      £545.00

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    • Victorian Oak steel bound Silver chest, campaign chest with provenance

      Victorian Oak steel bound Silver chest, campaign chest with provenance

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Material: Steel bound Oak Colour: Dark Oak Width: 76cm Height: 58 cm Depth: 46 cm Article number: YAL 2279 Late Victorian Oak Steel bound Silver chest circa very well made and robust with...

      £695.00

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    • Small Victorian pine chest of drawers, refurbished rustic

      Small Victorian pine chest of drawers, refurbished rustic

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Material: Antique Pine wax finish Colour: Antique pine Width: 105 cm (inc cornice) Height: 87 cm Depth: 49 cm Article number: YAL 2233 Small (but slightly wider than usual) Victorian pine chest of drawers (2...

      £285.00

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    • Victorian pine mule chest - refurbished

      Victorian pine mule chest - refurbished

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Material: Pine Colour: Antique pine waxed Width: 80 cm Height: 67 cm Depth: 53 cm Article number: YAL 2131 Good sized Victorian pine mule chest consisting of a large divided full heght storage...

      £285.00

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    • Large late Victorian pine blanket box or chest, original finish and features

      Large late Victorian pine blanket box or chest, original finish and features

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Manufacturer: n/k Material: Pine Colour: Scumble glaze Width: 95cm Height: 51 cm Depth: 51 cm Article number: YAL 2044 A larger than standard sized late 19th century robust blanket boxt with 3 sided detailing (cornices),...

      £175.00

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    • Large mid Victorian Mahogany chest of drawers 2 over 3, high feet refurbished

      Large mid Victorian Mahogany chest of drawers 2 over 3, high feet refurbished

      yorestuff antiques ltd, baldock, united kingdom

      Material: Mahogany Colour: Mid brown Mahogany, Ebonised feet and Ebony stringing Width: 103 cm (inc cornice) Height: 105 cm Depth: 51 cm Article number: YAL 1988 A large and well made mid Victorian chest of...

      £395.00

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    • Antique Railway Carriage Chest, English, Pine, Mail Trunk, GWR, Edwardian, 1910

      Antique Railway Carriage Chest, English, Pine, Mail Trunk, GWR, Edwardian, 1910

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6758

      This is an antique railway carriage chest. An English, pine mail trunk with GWR detail, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Period travel appeal
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Stained pine with dark hues throughout
      • The lid finished with the GWR initials
      • Opening smoothly and held in place by a chain link
      • Long iron clasp to front with diamond-shape latch
      • Large travel memorandum to the lid, dated to 1911
      • Smaller, unmarked label upon the front fascia
      • Dressed with a pair of iron drop handles to each side

      This is a charming antique railway carriage chest, ideal for railwayana collectors or as character storage. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 47cm (18.5'')
      Max Depth: 36cm (14.25'')
      Max Height: 25cm (9.75'')

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      Antique Railway Carriage Chest, English, Pine, Mail Trunk, GWR, Edwardian, 1910

      £285.00

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    • Antique Mail Chest, English, Pine, Carriage, Merchant, Victorian, Circa 1880

      Antique Mail Chest, English, Pine, Carriage, Merchant, Victorian, Circa 1880

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6722

      This is an antique mail chest. An English, pine merchant's trunk, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. 

      • Quality antique chest with character
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select oak shows fine grain interest
      • Light hues throughout make for an attractive chest
      • The thick lid with rolled edge opens smoothly upon large internal hinges
      • Internally braced for extra strength and held in place by a chain stay
      • Dressed with an inset, working lock — key present
      • Braced shoulders with bound iron plates
      • Pair of iron drop handles over rectangle backplates
      • Pleasingly jovial 'Home Sweet Home' marking to rear

      This is a charming antique chest, with great character and mellow hues. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 66.5cm (26.25'')
      Max Depth: 39.5cm (15.5'')
      Max Height: 34.5cm (13.5'')

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      Antique Mail Chest, English, Pine, Carriage, Merchant, Victorian, Circa 1880

      £395.00

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    • Antique Suitcase, English, Leather, Travel, Salesman, Officer, Case, Edwardian

      Antique Suitcase, English, Leather, Travel, Salesman, Officer, Case, Edwardian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6711

      This is an antique suitcase. An English, leather travelling salesman's or officer's case, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Generously sized antique case
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Leather shows deep black hues
      • Stitched seams and bound corners exude quality
      • Superb patination to the lid and base, testament to years of faithful service
      • Dressed with a pair of brass sliding clasps with working locks — key present
      • Central handle crafted from comfortable leather
      • The cream interior in its original condition, with small marks commensurate with age

      This is an a desirably aged antique suitcase, with great patina to the durable leather exterior. Delivered polished and ready for duty.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 61.5cm (24.25'')
      Max Depth: 37cm (14.5'')
      Max Height: 15.5cm (6'')

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      Antique Suitcase, English, Leather, Travel, Salesman, Officer, Case, Edwardian

      £185.00

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    • Vintage Deposit Box, English, Metal, Document Chest, 20th Century, Circa 1940

      Vintage Deposit Box, English, Metal, Document Chest, 20th Century, Circa 1940

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6702

      This is a vintage deposit box. An English, metal document chest, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1940. 

      • Charming vintage storage
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina
      • Black painted metal shows wear commensurate with age
      • Small, working circular brass lock — key present
      • Charming key chain in the form of an optician's slide
      • Dressed with a pair of iron drop handles to each side
      • The lid personalised with the name of Mr. & Mrs. H.S. Wilson
      • Vintage label to front with the number 4168

      This vintage deposit box is nicely appointed and with appealing ageing. Delivered polished and ready for the home or office.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 41cm (16.25'')
      Max Depth: 30.5cm (12'')
      Max Height: 25cm (9.75'')

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      Vintage Deposit Box, English, Metal, Document Chest, 20th Century, Circa 1940

      £145.00

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    • Antique Workman's Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Victorian, Circa 1880

      Antique Workman's Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Victorian, Circa 1880

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6662

      This is an antique workman's trunk. An English, pine carriage chest, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. 

      • Appealing dark finish and solid feel
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Stout pine stocks finished with deep charcoal hues
      • Flat top surface makes for an ideal coffee table base
      • The thick lid opens to show caramel hues to the interior
      • Braced corners add extra strength to the chest
      • Dressed with a pair of iron loop handles on shape backplates
      • Raised on a continuous plinth base

      This is a superb antique trunk, ideal for the craftsman's tools or as a base for a coffee table in the industrial taste. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 68cm (26.75'')
      Max Depth: 37cm (14.5'')
      Max Height: 33.5cm (13.25'')

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      Antique Workman's Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Victorian, Circa 1880

      £485.00

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    • Antique Ebonised Carriage Chest, English, Pine, Tool Trunk, Victorian, C.1850

      Antique Ebonised Carriage Chest, English, Pine, Tool Trunk, Victorian, C.1850

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6757

      This is an antique ebonised carriage chest. An English, pine tool trunk, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1850. 

      • Charming, personalised craftsman's trunk
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Ebonised pine offers appealing dark hues
      • The deep lid held in place by a long metal clasp
      • Vintage, working padlock adds a secure touch — key present
      • Opening smoothly on a pair of internal butterfly hinges
      • Crimson hues to the painted interior a real eye-catching element
      • Pleasingly decorated with gold contrast borders
      • Dressed with a pair or iron drop handles over rectangular backplates
      • Displays the name Mays to the lid with later, vintage lettering

      This is an attractive, early Victorian carriage chest, with appealing decorative finish. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 53cm (20.75'')
      Max Depth: 32cm (12.5'')
      Max Height: 30cm (11.75'')

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      Antique Ebonised Carriage Chest, English, Pine, Tool Trunk, Victorian, C.1850

      £475.00

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    • Antique Suitcase, English, Leather, Salesman, Banker, Travel Case, Edwardian

      Antique Suitcase, English, Leather, Salesman, Banker, Travel Case, Edwardian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6715

      This is an antique suitcase. An English, leather salesman's or banker's travel case, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Pleasingly appointed Edwardian case
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Leather with quality stitched seams in good order
      • Further leather bounding for lasting appeal
      • Club shape clasp with sliding lock, working and key present
      • Pair of leather straps for keeping the case secure
      • Thick leather handle to centre
      • Cream hues to the canvas lined interior
      • The base dressed with an excerpt from the Western Times newspaper
      • An Exeter edition of the paper, dated to the 17th August, 1945

      This is a charming antique suitcase, the base sure to appeal to those with an interest in Devonshire history. Delivered polished and ready for display or travel.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 51.5cm (20.25'')
      Max Depth: 37cm (14.5'')
      Max Height: 15cm (6'')

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      Antique Suitcase, English, Leather, Salesman, Banker, Travel Case, Edwardian

      £265.00

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    • Antique Cobbler's Chest, Pine, Tool Trunk, Coffee Table, Victorian, Circa 1900

      Antique Cobbler's Chest, Pine, Tool Trunk, Coffee Table, Victorian, Circa 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6705

      This is an antique cobbler's chest. An English, pine tool trunk or possible coffee table base, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Victorian craftsman appeal
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Pine stocks show appreciable ageing to the original painted finish
      • Easy access to the front, with drop-down door
      • Dressed with a small rotating clasp
      • Interior replete with a sliding tool tray
      • Hand-painted initials read K.E.P to front and both sides
      • The lid shows fine grain interest to its natural pine finish
      • Pair of iron drop handles over square backplates for carriage

      This is a versatile antique cobbler's chest, with high period appeal and whose form makes it ideal for a coffee table conversion. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 64cm (25.25'')
      Max Depth: 35.5cm (14'')
      Max Height: 35.5cm (14'')

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      Antique Cobbler's Chest, Pine, Tool Trunk, Coffee Table, Victorian, Circa 1900

      £525.00

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    • Antique Workman's Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Victorian, Circa 1900

      Antique Workman's Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Victorian, Circa 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6597

      This is an antique workman's trunk. An English, painted pine carriage chest, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Brightly finished antique chest
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Generously sized pine stocks convey solidity
      • Original painted exterior showing appealing ageing
      • Stout lid opens to show the braced underside
      • Caramel hue, stained pine finish to the interior
      • Dressed with an oval lock escutcheon to the fascia — key absent
      • A pair of iron drop handles with square backplates

      This is a charming antique workman's chest, with a great painted exterior in a vibrant green hue. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 66cm (26'')
      Max Depth: 37.5cm (14.75'')
      Max Height: 33.5cm (13.25'')

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      Antique Workman's Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Victorian, Circa 1900

      £485.00

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