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Two (2) tool chests, including signed salesman sample. 1st item: Signed American Salesman's Sample Tool Chest, miniature walnut or mahogany tool chest with hinged top stamped "V.J. Reece" and dated "1872", opening to a fitted internal compartment with two lift-out trays and four small tools including a folding ruler. Brass shield shape escutcheon and brass nail construction. 4 1/2" H x 8" W x 6" D. Third quarter 19th century. Note: Patent documents from the 1870s record several tool-related patents issued to Virginius J. Reece of Greenfield, Massachusetts. 2nd item: Walnut or mahogany tool chest, tapered form with round peg joinery, brass bail handle and hardware, fitted top tray containing two extra brass hinges. 9" H x 19" W x 9 1/2" D. American or English, late 19th century. Provenance: Private West Tennessee Collection.
1st item: Some whitish stains to top, overall very good condition. Made without a lock. 2nd item: Overall good condition with some light wear and some cloudy marks to exterior surface, oxidation to hardware.
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2 Tool Chests, incl. Salesman Sample, Signed

Estimate $400 - $500
$2001 bid
Starting Price $200
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