Original Antique "C.H. WILSON & Co" Fully Restored Luxury safe.
A rare C.H Wilson safe in a stunning fully restored working condition.
We bring to you this veryrare excellent condition "Wilson" Patent steel safe made inBirmingham in around C1840. This fantastic quality and very secure safe is truly a museum piece and has had no expense spared in its full restoration carried out by ourselves.
This lovely safe features original specification paintwork featuring 2 tone paintwork to match the original colours. The safe is finished in predominantly black with a beige centre door inside of its typical Victorian moulded frame. The paintwork is single stage paint (not lacquered) exactly as it would have been originally. The safe is complemented by the ornate traditionally hand-painted beige and black coach lines which elegantly frames the door and hinges. This safe has been fully restored from bare metal, having been stripped and linished to ensure the highest quality refurbishment possible. The lovely original brasswork has then been highly polished.
This safe features its manufacturer's polished brass plaque of 'C.H. WILSON & Co MANUFACTURERS BIRMINGHAM.'. The amazing solid brass handle reminds usof a bolt action rifle as the mechanism is sturdy and has a satisfying latchingaction in a smoothly working order. The external lock is working smoothly with 2keys and the brass keyhole escutcheon has a lovely sliding lid which elegantly covers thekeyhole when not in use.
The inside of thesafe has been re painted to exactly match the original, complete with black and beige coach lines to the drawer front which ties it to the exterior. The safe also has 1 internal secure locking jewellery drawer with the original polished brass handle and working brass lock with 2 keys.
Our upholstery department has made high quality plush black velvet removable liners to keep your valuables and the safe itself protected from scratches or damage when items are stored inside.
This safe is ideal forstoring important paperwork, house deeds, birth certificates, passports, cash,jewellery or anything else of value and is obviously rather safe. This safe would look fabulous in a loft styleapartment or vintage themed home and would certainly be an interesting talkingpoint for guests. This item could also be used as a small coffee table withstorage.
Please note; This itemis in very good condition for its age but will obviously have the odd blemishand scuff here and there. However, we feel that this adds to the charm andauthenticity of the item with it being Antique.
Also note this item is Heavy(70kg), so please see our delivery section near the end of ourlisting.
Depth (not including handle): 380mm
Size of internal chamber
Height (not including drawers): 280mm
Please note; this item is HEAVY (70kg) and is a team lift.
Please also note, due to the size and weight of this safe we would be delivering this safe via a pallet delivery which is to the kerbside only and will be the buyer responsibility to transport it into a property. We advise the use of a pallet truck or very strong sack truck with a ratchet strap securing the safe to the sack truck to aid moving with 3 extra people for strength and stability. We take no responsibility of the handling of the safe once delivered to your kerbside.
*Insured kerbside Pallet delivery normally around £100 for this item - Enquire for accurate quote*
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