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With its leather and gold plates, is this a typical find in the local antique store or is this the case of treasure? The story of this antique object is sure for embarking inquiry. 


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  2. Lisa says:

    I think it might be an ice box / cooler.

  3. Mary Wiseman says:

    I'm guessing this is a portable bar. Maybe there is a shaker & the goods to create a cocktail on the go.

  4. BrendaLea says:

    file box

  5. Lori says:

    I'm going to have to say it's a safe. If it's not a safe, it should be a safe. That'd be pretty cool.

  6. Janice Beebe says:


  7. Holly says:

    Looks like an antique tea caddy. As tea was a preciou commodity, it was often kept under lock and key.

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