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Tinned Sheet Iron Document Box from the Pre-Civil War Era

$30

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Tinned Sheet Iron Document Box from the Pre-Civil War Era – C. 1840s to 1850s tinned sheet iron document box in structurally solid condition. The box retains traces of its original, decorative painting; it does have obvious surface rust, which could be greatly reduced with careful cleaning. Many Civil War officers used these boxes to store significant documents. The box measures as follows: Length – 9″ x Width – 4.75″ x Height (top of dome) – 4″