#2 rolling Case help ID.

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1917colt1911
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#2 rolling Case help ID.

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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.

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

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Thinking about removing enough bottom felt to see if there are any clues underneath
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1 1/2 years no replies, I sure would like to see someone with another case like this
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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.

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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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