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2017-02-24 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - Antique Barrell Trunk (painted with rust):

Luke,   I'm pretty sure you can get lead test kits at most Walmart stores. Some paint stores also have them. If you don't have one in your area you can also order them online.  They aren't very expensive

2017-02-24 Silver and Flatware - Need help identifying:

Hello.    I have not been able to match this to a specific manufacturer and pattern. Pictures posted on this site lose some of the detail. Your pattern resembles many patterns from many manufacturers which

2017-02-24 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - Antique Barrell Trunk (painted with rust):

Hello Luke,   The trunk you found is a barrel top cross slat style trunk with metal covering, made probably between about 1890 to 1910. Some were made in the 1880's also but most with that type hardware

2017-02-24 Antique Safes - Reliable Safe and Lock Company:

Hi Chase,    Sorry, but there was no such thing as a "generic combination".   Every safe was set on an individual, unique combination    During the 1940's, locksmiths collected as many combinations as

2017-02-23 Antique Safes - Old Hall's & Lock Co Safe:

Hi Lee Anne,    This site isn't "photo friendly" so I'll need you to send the pics to me, along with any questions.      In order to answer questions, identify, evaluate or appraise the “current condition”


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