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I have a flat top steamer trunk with 4 drawers and 3

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I have a flat top steamer trunk with 4 drawers and 3 hangers. It has a patent sticker on the back of one of the drawers with the last date 1921 as well as a William Pember name plate. It looks like a latch has been added to the trunk at some point. Can you tell me how much this trunk would be valued at? Thanks.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Please know that I cannot accept any requests for "live conversations" such as phone calls. I must research up-to-date data to give the most accurate answer.
Besides there are extra system charges to you for live conversations.

I need a little more information.

Does the William Pember name plate appear to be the name of the owner of the trunk? I can find no trunk maker by the name.

What is the beige spot I see in the left part of the trunk in your image of the trunk?

What are the dimensions of the trunk?

Is it made of leather or metal?

I look forward to your replies.

Kind regards,

Doris