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Salesmen Sample Promotional Cedar Chest Model c.1940

$48

ABOUT

This is an original salesmen sample promotional cedar chest model from Lane Cedar Chest. This piece has retained its original finish and has the appropriate patina consistent with the age and use.

  • CREATOR Lane Cedar Chest
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE C.1940s
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Cedar.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damage on the lid.
  • DIMENSIONS H 4 in. W 9.25 in. D 4.5 in.

HISTORY

The Lane company manufactured large cedar chest. Many girls used these chests to store items as wedding keepsakes for their future nuptials. The Lane Company would promote thier wedding chests by handing out free promotional mini chests to graduating high schools girls as promotion.

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