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Antique Victorian MILNERS 212 Fire Resisting Strong box Vintage Safe Restored

Antique Victorian MILNERS 212 Fire Resisting Strong box Vintage Safe Restored
Antique Victorian MILNERS 212 Fire Resisting Strong box Vintage Safe Restored Antique Victorian MILNERS 212 Fire Resisting Strong box Vintage Safe Restored Antique Victorian MILNERS 212 Fire Resisting Strong box Vintage Safe Restored Antique Victorian MILNERS 212 Fire Resisting Strong box Vintage Safe Restored
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Victorian Milners 212 Fire Resisting Strong box.

An Antique Milners strong box in a stunning working fully restored condition.

We bring to you this very rare excellent condition early Milners Patent Fire resisting strong box safe which was made around C1845.

The Milners safes were some of the best in its class and at one stage regarded to be one of the largest safe manufacturers in the world. The Milners name still continues today as Chatwood-Milners under the Chubb group brand since 1958.

The 212 patent from Milner is not just a trademark, it represents a fire-resistant mixture of sand, sawdust and alum crystals that were injected into the sides of the box. During a fire, these contents owing to the chemical reaction of the ingredients were guaranteed not to heat up beyond 212 degrees Fahrenheit.

This safe has been fully re-painted inside and out using colours to match the original specification of the safe whilst leaving slight metal patina. All sides of the safe have a burgundy panel which is framed by black, the inside is is finished in the typical Milners green. The safe has then been carefully lightly polished and waxed to protect the paintwork and give a natural sheen, all of the brasswork has been highly polished.

The safe features its original pressed polished brass trademark Milners emblems (which are readable), original branded handles & hinges and the original smoothly working lock with 2 keys. This safe is ideal for storing important paperwork, house deeds, birth certificates, passports, cash or even jewellery and is obviously fire and theft proof.

This safe would look fabulous in a loft style apartment or vintage themed home and would certainly be an interesting talking point for guests. This item could also be used as a small coffee table with storage.

Please note; This item is in very good condition for its age but will obviously have the odd slight blemishes and here and there, however, we feel that this adds to the charm and authenticity of the item with it being antique.

Also note this item is very heavy (90kg), please see our delivery section near the end of our listing

Dimensions

External size

Height: 450mm

Width: 620mm

Depth: 460mm

Size of internal chamber

Height : 330mm

Width: 455mm

Depth: 305mm

Delivery

Please note; this item is HEAVY (90kg) and is a 2 man lift.

Please also note, due to the size and weight of this safe we may be delivering this safe via a pallet delivery (depending on area) which is to the kerbside only and will be the buyer responsibility to transport it into a property.


*Insured kerbside Pallet delivery normally around £100 for this item - Enquire for accurate quote*

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