Oak Lift-top Box with Drawer Containing Silversmith's Supplies
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Oak Lift-top Box with Drawer Containing Silversmith's Supplies, England, c. 1900, the two-board top with molded edge opens to a well and inset tray with a large set of steel master dies, punches, dies, and engravers, above the drawer containing varied tools including files, parallel rules, a wire brush, and additional dies, old turned pulls and original brass lock hardware, refinished, (lacks lower molding), box ht. 8 3/4, wd. 20 3/4, dp. 11 1/4 in.
Note: A handwritten note dated 1959 on the underside of the top indicates that this box was given to Ted Crom by Ron Musker of Prescot, a local antiquarian. The note also indicates that the box was once labeled, though the label is now gone.
Box is filled with items as noted in the description, box has no significant condition issues and no doubt would be very useful to a working craftsman.