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Antique brass bound Sailor’s Ditty Box

Antique brass bound Sailor’s Ditty Box

Code: 1862

Dimensions:H: 8" (20.3 cm)W: 19" (48.3 cm)D: 11" (27.9 cm)

£795.00

Antique brass bound Sailor’s Ditty Box. The lid with folding brass carrying handle and brass name plaque engraved
E. Hawkins. The interior to the lid bears manufacturers’ trade label: Manufacturers of all kinds of Leather Portmanteaus,
and of the New-Invented Brass Travelling Trunks JAMES WYE By Royal Appointment
ORIGINAL MILITARY & ARMY TRUNKS (MAKERS)
394 (opposite….)   The box has a removable wooden cover to void interior beneath and working lock and key.
English, circa 1850