Hobnail Safe

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Hobnail safe, American made by Delano, in New York, c.1837-1838.

With working mechanism and key. When key is removed a panel slides to hide key hole. On casters.
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1840's
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
33 in. H x 24 in. W x 22 in. D
84 cm H x 61 cm W x 56 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
Reference Number
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2007
Located in New York, NY

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