C1840 A European Steel Travelling Safe

C1840 A European Steel Travelling Safe

Code: 11172

Dimensions:

W: 39.5cm (15.6")H: 40cm (15.7")D: 23cm (9.1")

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C1840 A European Steel Travelling Safe - with a hidden escutcheon and 2 origional keys this is a rare conversation piece!

During the 19th Century young aristocratic gentleman would travel around Europe on their “Grand Tour” they would buy works of art & have them shipped back to their country estates to impress their friends.

During this time gold was the common currency and you would need a travelling safe to keep your gold in!

If you press the rivet up - the panel reveals the 2 key holes, you just follow the instructions and the safe opens.