19th Century Leather Travel Trunk, English. The trunk is made of wood and covered with woven canvas. It has leather corners and straps and handles for securing and lifting. The lock plate cover is marked ‘Finnigans London’, 18 New Bond Street, London, UK, and there is a Maker’s Brand and a Maker’s Label. There are four removable linen trays with cloth straps and handles. The trunk measures 13 inches high, 20 inches deep, and 36 inches wide. Leather trunk is via Live Auctioneers liveauctioneers.com Follow Suzi Love … Continue reading →
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Rules For Purchasing Your Carriage From 1850 Hints For Horsekeepers. By Henry William Herbert via Google Books (PD150) Regency and Early Victorian Eras.Continue reading →
Carriages and Wagons Regency To Early Victorian. From 1850 Hints To Horse keepers By Henry William Herbert.
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Mail Coaches in England during the Industrial Revolution – History of Mail Coaches – For 150 years before the first mail coach, letters were carried between ‘posts’ by mounted post-boys and delivered to the postmaster, who took out his letters and handed the rest to another post-boy to carry them on. The process was slow and post-boys were easy targets for robbers.Continue reading →