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NICK JONES

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Item Details

C1840 A European Steel Travelling Safe - with a hidden escutcheon and 2 origional keys this is a rare conversation piece!


During the 19th Century young aristocratic gentleman would travel around Europe on their “Grand Tour” they would buy works of art & have them shipped back to their country estates to impress their friends.


During this time gold was the common currency and you would need a travelling safe to keep your gold in!


If you press the rivet up - the panel reveals the 2 key holes, you just follow the instructions and the safe opens.


 

  • Period: C1840
  • Sold
  • Reserved
  • Location: London
    • Dimensions: H: 40cm (15.75in)
    • W: 39.5cm (15.55in)
    • D: 23cm (9.06in)