Mid-19th Century French Wrought Iron Hobnail Studded Safe by Magaud De Charf
Keep your valuables and important documents in this large antique hobnail safe. Manufactured by Magaud de Charf in Marseilles, France circa 1870, the wrought iron safe is decorated with nail head motifs on all four sides and has an all-original, working mechanism. The front door is further decorated with two large hinges on the sides. The inside opens to reveal an amazing lock mechanism and a large storage compartment. To open the safe, you first need to find and locate the nail which will activate and open the key latch on the right. Next, place the two large keys in each key hole one at a time and turn them in a certain order to open the safe; when opened, the inside reveals a top shelf and a fold up shelf with underneath storage; the safe is further embellished with a burgundy red paint interior. The heavy hobnail studded safe is in excellent working condition, and is a true one of a kind for a man’s office or study! Original keys included. Weight over 250 pounds. Measures: 39″ W x 23″ D x 52″ H.
|Dimensions||23" W x 39" D x 52" H|
Mid 19th Century