We have an old, really old, tin trunk. The outside is obviously rusted but could be retpainted. Unfortunately it has no lock.
Antique Trunk Keys www. We have a supply of keys for antique trunk locks which are becoming very scarce. If you do not have a key for your antique trunk, we may have one to fit.
The trunk lock cylinder on your vehicle is responsible for triggering the latch mechanism that opens the trunk when you turn the key. A faulty lock cylinder can be a security issue for you and your car. Follow the steps below to learn how to replace this part yourself.
Trunk restoration is a combination of wood working, metal craft and leather work, so it helps to have some experience in all three fields. The hardest part of the entire project is in the preparation of the piece. There are three approaches you can take when performing your restoration; The first is a complete refurbish with new materials which ends with a fantastic finish, but can seriously diminish the value of your antique. The second is a 'soft' restoration, where no new hardware is used, and only what was used in the original construction goes back into it's rebuild.
Offered for sale is this 19th Century antique dove-tailed elm trunk with working lock and key. Offered for sale is this antique oriental carved camphor trunk. Ideal as a coffee table or storage box.
Posted On April 18, by Ralph Goodman. By the very nature of being old, a vintage steamer trunk is going to need some upkeep. Unfortunately, some of the things that can break with antique trunks are their locks.
Locks currently in stock are listed below L ocks and parts sold on this page are old, originals that we've removed from trunks in our shop over the last couple of decades. Prices listed include shipping to any USA address. Most have common mounting patterns - three nails on the bottom, a bolt through the center, etc.
Trunk Showcase. This Old Trunk has been featured in the cover articles of the Antique Journal magazine and Cotton and Quail antiques guide. About Our Workmanship: Our trunks are carefully restored and refinished with only high quality materials and finishes.