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Antique Metal & Brass Crocodile Effect Storage Steamer Trunk By Two Brothers

Antique Metal & Brass Crocodile Effect Storage Steamer Trunk By Two Brothers
Current Price: £145.00 Buy Item
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Location: Soham/Ely, Cambridgeshire

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Hey! Welcome to Ralph & Co. 

We offer an eclectic mix of industrial furniture, fairground items, taxidermy, advertising signs and more. We are renowned for providing 'on trend' items to UK attractions, store window displays, prop studios and collectors... That said, our showroom in Burwell spans across four rooms, and we sell to the everyday guy and girl too.

We pride ourselves on our service, our customers come first. You can find us in many ways; a small selection here on ebay, in our showroom in Cambridgeshire, CB25 0AA, on Instagram : ralphandco.vintage and finally via our website. Thank you for your interest in our items, we love what we do...

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This particular item...

An original early 20th century metal trunk…

Dating back to the early 20th century, circa 1910, this is a rare and genuine trunk made by ‘Two Brothers’. Made with a crocodile effect surface and beautifully designed, this trunk could serve many purposes. Great storage, maybe a side table or even a coffee table for the centre of your living room

The trunk is made from metal, a hard wearing tin perhaps and hand painted in Black (probably not the original colour). It’s very heavy and strong and features a brass lock mechanism with the ‘Two Brothers’ makers mark. The two handles either side enable one to carry this easily and the cleanliness inside means one can comfortably store items without damage or odour

The detailing is just wonderful and it’s such an eye catching piece for any room in your home…

We are offering this piece in ‘as found’ condition, therefore there is some natural wear and tear. The trunk is structurally great and strong, although the top is slightly warped in areas. This doesn’t impact the overall look and feel. There is the odd surface scar or abrasion and a little paint chipping. Lastly, there is no original key, but the lock mechanism does simply push together. Please do study the photos to help with your analysis as it would be hard to highlight all imperfections…

Dimensions : Depth : 51.5cm, Width : 70.5cm, Height : 48cm

Condition : Structurally good, a little warped on the top, some surface marks and scratches, some paint chipping, no key present, not lockable

Postage : Heavy Item £25 or local collection from CB25 0AA

You can view this product in our Ralph & Co. showroom in Burwell, Cambridgeshire, CB25 0AA

We are open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 9am to 5pm or 7 days a week via a personal appointment. Please do get in touch 07592 534 977

Delivery Information

Our standard delivery lead time is 7 to 10 days, unless stated (this is simply because we hand make the packaging in-house to ensure your item is delivered safe, undamaged and in the condition you expect). We will always aim to deliver your purchase before our general lead times however. Do check our superb feedback!

If you need your order sooner, then please do get in touch - we will certainly try and help you with your deadline

Postage prices quoted are for mainland UK. If you live in a postcode that is not classified as mainland UK, please get in touch prior to purchasing as there will be an additional cost. Thank you

We track and insure all purchases and therefore all deliveries will require a signature at your door

We will notify you as soon as your purchase has been shipped and include any tracking numbers available

We currently do not ship internationally as a rule, but are happy to be asked the question...


We are more than happy for you to collect your purchased item from Ralph & Co. head quarters, by appointment

Your purchase must be collected within 48 hours post purchase (again if not possible, please get in touch - we will be as flexible as possible)

You will receive a receipt in person on the day of collection, with your purchase information

You will be asked to sign an additional receipt to confirm that you have collected your item

Returns & Refunds

We pride ourselves on the quality of our products and services, therefore if we ever fall short of your expectations please get in contact

If you have ‘changed your mind’ and you no longer want the product you ordered, you have 14 days to return the item to our head quarters. Please note, the return postage is funded by the customer and should be adequately tracked and insured

If for some reason the product isn’t as described on our ebay listing or is faulty, we will happily refund your full purchase amount and postage costs

For any of the above, please notify us of your intention to return your product(s) via telephone or personal meesage within 14 days of purchasing

If you feel that your purchase has been damaged in transit, please contact us by telephone on the day of delivery and please take photos of the product and packaging, for insurance purposes


We happily accept Paypal, bank transfers and cash on collection

We appreciate you viewing and considering our item, thank you...

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