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    FANTASTIC PIRATE'S TREASURE CHEST (SAFE) SPANISH COLONIAL AMERICA CIRCA 1700-1750 - All original chest with very fancy locking mechanism with original key. This treasure chest is Spanish colonial era used by very wealthy Spaniards during their occupation of Mexico. It was the safe of its time and would be filled with gold doubloons and pieces of eight. It was not movable. This treasure chest has original paint and is in pristine condition. Inside treasure box has small lock box with "original key". It is very rare to have original keys with boxes. The locking mechanism is in the form of Mayan/Aztec cut out scenes. Fancy hand pounded lock cover. Has one replacement bolt on hinge. 16" tall by 17" deep by 31" long.

    Condition: Very fine, great patina.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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