#2 rolling Case help ID.

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#2 rolling Case help ID.

Post by 1917colt1911 » Mon May 07, 2018 5:54 am

Case has the same lock and hinges as circa 1873 case in Marcot's Remington, America's oldest gunmaker page 83
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Re: #2 SN#3831 Case help ID.

Post by 1917colt1911 » Wed May 09, 2018 11:43 am

Case was re-felted decades ago, underneath is canvas varnished to the wood
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Re: #2 SN#3831 Case help ID.

Post by 1917colt1911 » Wed May 09, 2018 1:08 pm

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Who made this box ?
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Re: #2 SN#3831 Case help ID.

Post by 1917colt1911 » Wed May 09, 2018 1:11 pm

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Re: #2 rolling Case help ID.

Post by 1917colt1911 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:00 am

Thinking about removing enough bottom felt to see if there are any clues underneath

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Re: #2 rolling Case help ID.

Post by 1917colt1911 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:38 pm

1 1/2 years no replies, I sure would like to see someone with another case like this

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Re: #2 rolling Case help ID.

Post by 1917colt1911 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:55 pm

1917colt1911 wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 5:54 am
Case looks like it has the same lock and hinges as circa 1873 case in Marcot's Remington, America's oldest gunmaker page 83IMG_1035.JPG

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Re: #2 rolling Case help ID.

Post by ChuckD » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:40 pm

I can't help identify the case. My best guess is, it's custom made, and could have been done by anybody with wood working experience.

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