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NUREMBERG CASE, also known as "CORSORIAL CASE" made of Nuremberg riveted iron plates, two hasps and a false lock entrance in the front, the flap reveals its complex internal bolt lock system. The interior hides a small safe. Wrought iron carrying handles. German work from the 18th century. Height. 41.5, Length. 87.5, Width. 45.5 cm. (Accidents, one on the top lid; the mechanism works). On a contemporary SOCLE in wrought iron. The Nuremberg chests were used by army treasurers as mobile safes, they are also found on board ships where they perform the same function. They are particularly appreciated for the aesthetic beauty of their locks, which illustrate the desire to create an inviolable system. Riveted metal Nuremberg privateer's chest. Nuremberg work from the 18th century.
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NUREMBERG CASE, also known as "CORSORIAL CASE" made of Nuremberg riveted iron plates, two hasps and a false lock entrance in the front, the flap reveals its complex internal bolt lock system. The interior hides a small safe. Wrought iron carrying handles. German work from the 18th century. Height. 41.5, Length. 87.5, Width. 45.5 cm. (Accidents, one on the top lid; the mechanism works). On a contemporary SOCLE in wrought iron. The Nuremberg chests were used by army treasurers as mobile safes, they are also found on board ships where they perform the same function. They are particularly appreciated for the aesthetic beauty of their locks, which illustrate the desire to create an inviolable system. Riveted metal Nuremberg privateer's chest. Nuremberg work from the 18th century.

Estimate 1 000 - 2 000 EUR
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