Folk art paint decorated book box, box shaped like a book original paint + lock

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Seller: ski3414 (1,763) 100%, Location: Spring Valley, Illinois, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 312731145378 You are bidding on a neat folk art paint decorated box, A box shaped like a book with its original paint, to look like a leather book cover. This one is made of pine and was found in the East 40 years ago. It has its original lock and keeper and hinges. I do not have a key. The back spine is curves as a real book would be, pages are painted white, and the front and back cover and spine are painted or decorated to look like leather. Sqaure nails and some round ones are found the one side. There are splits as well from shrinkage of the wood over time. I date this one about 1870. Never touched, it is all original including the finish, paint and dust on the inside. Original lock and keeper both iron, iron screws and brass hinges all well patinated. Measurements are as follows: 10 7/8 long, 7 1/4 wide, 3 1/4 tall. This box must have been used for something valuable as the maker used has a lock put in..probably to hide among other books and hide valuables.. shipping 11.50 priority ask any questions Original/Reproduction: Original

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