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Made entirely of heavy sheet iron by whitesmith. 7 ½” x 6” x 3 ½”, made of rolled sheet iron (iron rolling was well established by the 16th century), 0.070”-0.080” thickness. Mortise and tenon construction is used with rectangular tabs (tenons) passing through corresponding rectangular slots (mortises) then peened to lock the joint. The corners are dovetailed, peened, and polished. The lid is reinforced with an alignment band within and the dual lock is encased by the same construction. The top is mounted with a swivel handle (working life brazed repair). The bottom is pierced with two holes for nailing from within to the floorboards or other architectural anchors to prevent removal. These boxes were concealed in places where working with tools would be difficult, such as atop joist bottom plates or within walls. This example retains its original red paint inside and key with the lock fully functional.
Stock Number: A1501


or $350.00 + $127.27 for 11 months.

Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


Extended Payment Plans

Faganarms offers two types of payment plans to help you purchase this special piece for your collection.

Standard Payment Plan (4 Months)

For orders totaling $100 or more, our Standard Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. The total is split into 4 equal payments with the first payment required as a deposit. The balance will be due within 4 months, and your order will be shipped to you upon receipt of the final payment.

Pay just $437.50 today with 3 additional monthly payments of $437.50.

Extended Payment Plan (12 Months)

For orders totaling $600 or more, our Extended Payment Plan is available to all of our customers. A deposit of 20% is required, following 11 equal monthly payments.

Pay just $350.00 today with 11 additional monthly payments of $127.27.

All payment plans are extended as a courtesy to our customers with no interest or fees.
It's important that the payment schedule be followed. Your order will be shipped upon receipt of final payment.

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