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Old 09-23-2015, 08:35 PM
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There was one heck of a Estate Sale about 45 minutes from where I live today. Funny though hardly any sewing stuff. I did pick up this box that I think is a sewing box but not really sure, here is what I know about it so far, been googling it and can't find anything on it.

Rich Oiled Oak Finish
Made by the Powell Co
Model #482
14"T x 15.5"W x 11.5"D

And following is pictures I have take of it
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This is what it looks like on front and back, sides just has some brass handles on it.
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Inside of it that little thing on the left holds it up.
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Have to do some damage control here, already got new material picked out I think
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Thinking of putting this material on the cushion. Its flannel and really pretty.

While I was there I also picked up some wall decorations made by Burwood Products which are vintage too.
If anyone else knows anything about this container sure would appreciate any info on it.
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Old 09-23-2015, 08:44 PM
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No idea but I think you scored and it would be perfect for storing sewing and or crafting items. I like the new fabric you picked out also.
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Old 09-23-2015, 09:13 PM
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Old 09-24-2015, 01:15 AM
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Perfect for keeping fabric and things for that special project!
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Old 09-24-2015, 02:51 AM
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Great for storing craft supplies and I like the fabric you picked.
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Old 09-24-2015, 05:38 AM
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*** Nice, no matter what you use it for.
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*** Love your choice of covering.
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Old 09-24-2015, 08:09 AM
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Very nice find at the estate sale. The fabric you show will look very nice on it!
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Old 09-24-2015, 08:23 AM
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Very nice find.......and love the fabric you picked to redo it with......
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great find!!!
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It looks like a "hope" chest to me -- a place to store things made for a household start in the future. My hope chest in the 1960's was a primitive trunk that my grandmother brought from Germany in 1904. It was a slightly larger size, but didn't have the fancy hardware.
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