ARMADA BOX NUREMBERG TREASURE CHEST 1600's PIRATE GOLD COINS SHIPWRECK OG PAINT
NUREMBERG TREASURE CHEST 1600's STEEL ARMADA BOX (works GREAT!) ORIGINAL PAINT!!! "ARTIFACT PIRATE GOLD TREASURE ARMADA CHEST NUREMBERG (1600s) COMPLETELY OPERABLE & WORKING (ORIG KEY!)
15" High x 23.5" Wide x 16" Deep
Original Key, Original Paint, Working lock activates 6 bolts. Most Likely from Germany.
This particular Treasure Chest has the coveted internal CASH BOX for higher end valuables (normally jewelry and the Gold Coins). PIRATE GOLD COINS SHIPWRECK ATOCHA ERA This ARMADA CHEST & Keys was created in Nuremberg Germany weighs approx. 40 lbs and measures 23.5” W x 15” H x 16"D. Lid is attached with 6 iron Bolts. Accessed by a single key (which is Original key). The interior has 6 Bolts for it’s locking mechanism. The Key hole is under a movable cover. The inside lid mechanisms are engraved and can be clearly seen in person under the natural Toning. The front “Lock Plate” is a False Lock! The true Keyhole is on Top of the chest hidden away by a sliding, matching, metal cover. Inside the lids are the Locking mechanisms. There are still areas of de-lamination.
These Treasure Chests, used to carry: Pirate Booty, Soldier wages, Precious Jewels of Royalty, Tariffs, Royal Taxes, Gold & Silver Coins and Bars! Built by the same blacksmiths that created Arms and Armory. Struck and forged, these CHESTS were in the 1500 and 1600’s ~ Out of Sheet iron with reinforced intersecting straps and fittings of Iron. These highly skilled Blacksmiths worked in Germany, Austria and France. These Master Blacksmiths, from the late 1400’s, were renowned for their craftsmanship, especially in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. These shops were usually old family businesses in which younger generations were trained by their elders. These highly skilled Blacksmiths excelled in Metalworking, hammered inlay, etching, steel plating engraving, Painting and of course rust proofing. By the dawn of the Renaissance they had achieved a dominant position in Europe. The Blacksmiths and their skills were in high demand throughout Europe and beyond. 28