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    How cool. What a great find.

    How cool. What a great find.
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    I love what you have done with this chest. You...

    I love what you have done with this chest. You have made it beautiful but have preserved its genealogy. It tells a story. All I can say is wow.
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    Man do I agree with Terry. What a beautiful...

    Man do I agree with Terry. What a beautiful chest. I am so glad to hear that a beauty like this is being used for what it was intended by a guy in the trade. There is no more noble profession than...
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    If the finish itself looks good it is easy to...

    If the finish itself looks good it is easy to remove the metal corners and get the varnish off. It looks like a nice chest but if it has really been re-varnished you really need to look at it to see...
  5. The original finish on the outside is wonderful....

    The original finish on the outside is wonderful. I can't imagine anything except perhaps some wax and a little buff could possibly make it better. Maybe the hardware could be dressed up and who knows...
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    First I just want to say that you got a beautiful...

    First I just want to say that you got a beautiful chest. It looks really solid and ready to be a real beauty after a good cleaning. I will give my amateur opinion on a couple of your questions and I...
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    Amazing condition for a leatherette chest of this...

    Amazing condition for a leatherette chest of this age. What a little beauty.
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    What Terry said. What a beauty. Nice work.

    What Terry said. What a beauty. Nice work.
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    What a beauty.

    What a beauty.
  10. Fantastic job on this box. I think you need a few...

    Fantastic job on this box. I think you need a few more now....right?
  11. I don't know anything about it except that it is...

    I don't know anything about it except that it is a beautiful box indeed.
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    What a beautiful chest. The new felt looks great.

    What a beautiful chest. The new felt looks great.
  13. Thread: Union D-17

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    Wow that's nice Terry. What a beautiful job of...

    Wow that's nice Terry. What a beautiful job of bringing this little beauty back to life.
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    Nice took chests and, like Terry, I am really...

    Nice took chests and, like Terry, I am really glad to hear you are going to use them for tools.
  15. Thread: Union D-17

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    Nice!

    Nice!
  16. Thread: Lufkin

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    Fantastic restoration of a wonderful box. Cheers!

    Fantastic restoration of a wonderful box. Cheers!
  17. Thread: Neslein

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    Nice find!

    Nice find!
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    Please see my reply to your original post about...

    Please see my reply to your original post about this beautiful old box of yours.
  19. I think I may an easy solution to #1. To get the...

    I think I may an easy solution to #1. To get the front cover to close you need to unlatch the top and lift up the top lid. Raising the top lid allows two little spring loaded pins to pop up. This...
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    I believe they have a nice display of these tool...

    I believe they have a nice display of these tool advertising boxes at the Henry Ford Museum.
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    Very interesting. I was in the direct mail...

    Very interesting. I was in the direct mail business for a while. This sounds pretty logical and very creative.
  22. Thread: Cleaning

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    Terry, I hope you know how much I respect your...

    Terry,

    I hope you know how much I respect your opinion. You are the king. I have taken a lot of your tips and I appreciate all of the great work you have done and made public. I also know that you...
  23. Thread: Cleaning

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    Terry, You know I love your work and support...

    Terry,

    You know I love your work and support your right to do it but when you use the word "require" your understanding of the word may or may not be different from mine and from that of others. I...
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    What a beauty. I would love to see a picture when...

    What a beauty. I would love to see a picture when you get done with it.
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    I think this chest is beautiful. I know I am not...

    I think this chest is beautiful. I know I am not the only voice here but I would pay more for it just the way it is than with a new decal and a new finish. My be it is that there are not too many...
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