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SA671909

William Chapple. An Early 19th Century Miniature Red Leather Despatch Box

Price

£695 | $925 USD | €787 EUR
Item Number: SA671909
Date of manufacture: 1800
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Gerald Mathias
This antique has been viewed 19 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

WILLIAM CHAPPLE, 14 HIGH HOLBORN
A Miniature Red Morocco Leather Despatch Box C1820, bordered by decorative tooling and with a central brass swing handle, diamond shaped brass lock escutcheon and with original key. The interior, with raised sides, retains its original marbled paper lining, and Wm. Chapple's trade label which reads as follows:
Imperials & Carriage Trunks
(Royal Coat of Arms)
Patent & other Trunks
Wm. Chapple
Trunk, Canteen
and Camp Equipage
Manufacturer to His
Majesty's Army & Navy
No. 14 High Holborn
Opposite Middle Row
Old trunks repaired or taken in exchange
Packing Case Maker and Undertaker.
Although too small to carry despatches, the box would probably have been used for personal correspondence or jewellery.
Gerald Mathias, Fine Antique Boxes
The Old Cinema
160 High Road
Chiswick, London
W4 1PR
United Kingdom.
www.geraldmathias.com
info@geraldmathias.com
Tel. +41 (0)7927 534899
Internal Ref: 9975



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1800.


Dimensions

Height = 7.5 cm (3.0")
Width = 23 cm (9.1")
Depth = 11.5 cm (4.5")


Seller Details

Gerald Mathias
The Old Cinema
160 Chiswick High Road
London
W4 1PR
United Kingdom
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