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Mid-century Hand Painted Metal Blue Toolbox c. 1950

$52 $78

ABOUT

This is an original blue metal toolbox with hand painted "Streamline Construction" and initials "F.W.G." on the front and a solid steel handle. This piece has retained its original finish and has minor structural damage.

  • CREATOR Unknown.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1950
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Metal, Steel, Paint.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 10 in. W 23.5 in. D 4 in.

HISTORY

This toolbox came out of a hardware store in the Mission District of San Francisco. The hardware store had a machine shop in the back which was open from 1920-2018.

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