Antique Oak Chest, early 19th Century Storage Chest for weights

  • £275.00

This is a handsome little chest which dates to the 19th century.

Made of solid oak and originally used as a storage chest for warranted weights it could serve a variety of purposes in any home, offering storage space for all sorts of things.

The chest is heavy and solid and has a lift up lid to the top which opens to reveal a clean interior fitted with a brass stay. The lid is lockable and has a brass plaque bearing the words 'Standard Weights 56lb to 1/2 Dram'.

To either end there is a heavy iron carrying handle.

The wood has an aged and evocative look with a waxed finish.


This trunk is in solid structural condition with many small marks of age and use.


height- 29cms
width-61cms(not including the handles)
depth- 42cms

The measurements are taken at the widest points.

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