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19thc. American Whalers Seaman's or Sailors Sea Chest Nautical Trunk

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A Traditional 19th Century Sea Chest Canted Configuration with 6-board pine wood construction, dove tail joints & pegged construction canted sides and lid has pegged Front & side skirts for strength, ropes fastened thru vertical blocks. 
What is certainly unique about this sea chest is the old remnants of the original red paint and wear from use.
Vertical blocks still retaining rope handles.
Notice the canted chest shape. 
Roman numeral an old owners carved date on top edge dates to 1866
(Old dove tailed chest is possibly earlier)
This is an exceptional example of a sailor necessity.  
Approximate measurements:
Overall Height from bottom of chest to top of lid 19"
Top lid by itself measures 37" L X 18 1/2" W, with overhanging lip on lid 2" thick
Top of chest without lid 35" L x 17 1/2" W x 17 1/4"H
Wide Bottom 35" Lx 20 1/2" W
Chest is in as found condition
Old original paint, Lock is missing
One rope handle is old replacement
Shrinkage Cracks due to peg construction,
Losses to bottom planks of chest due to moisture
This antique chest is in solid useable condition.
Till to the right side of chest is missing.
Please see all photos for a complete description.
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