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I came across this old tool chest on an auction site and thought I would share. It reminds me of a mini-Studley chest. I would imagine the original owner was a very talented individual.
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#1 posted 02-05-2012 08:59 PM
Wow that is a great tool chest ,not a Studley but close. Thanks for sharing this beauty.
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#2 posted 02-05-2012 09:02 PM
Good score, that chest surely has some history behind it. Were they able to tell you anything of its pedigree? Nice brass hardware and a cool assortment of tools.
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#3 posted 02-05-2012 09:09 PM
That is a well used work of art.
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#4 posted 02-05-2012 09:21 PM
Oh, I didn’t purchase this (I wish!). I can’t imagine how much it sold for…
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#5 posted 02-05-2012 11:10 PM
That would have been a beautiful catch! Thanks for sharing.
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#6 posted 02-05-2012 11:21 PM
Unlike the Studley, THIS one appears to have been heavily used, which to me, makes it even more interesting!
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#7 posted 02-05-2012 11:25 PM
Incredible. A lot to soak in.
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#8 posted 02-06-2012 12:11 AM
I got just one word for you…
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#9 posted 02-06-2012 12:35 AM
I could only hope I could leave a legacy like that to someone one day !Very nice tool chest.
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#10 posted 02-06-2012 02:46 PM
Man would I love to own that. It is a fabulous conversation piece.
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#11 posted 02-06-2012 10:35 PM
I would love to know what the list of tools that were in the case were.
I wonder what this fellows profession was?
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#12 posted 02-06-2012 10:39 PM
Its pretty amazing. I never get to run across things like that at auction… I wish I did. This is beautiful enough to put in my living room..
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#13 posted 02-06-2012 11:02 PM
That is one very nice piece of kit.Wow from me too. Alistair
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#14 posted 02-07-2012 12:18 AM
Imagine the thought that went into this. Thanks for the post.
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