Oak Slat Trunks

Oak slat trunks are exquisite in design and often strong in the detail work that has gone into them. For this reason oak slat trunks are some of the most sought after types of trunks by trunk collectors.

Unlike other types of trunks oak slat trunks were distinguished by the vertical slats that were fitted to the outside giving it its name.

It is worth looking around for oak slat trunks and when they come up for sale move in quick to buy them. They are relatively rare items, particularly those in good condition.

Rare antique Oak Slat Dome top Steamer Trunk 1880s
Rare antique Oak Slat Dome top Steamer Trunk 1880s
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Antique Oak slat Steamer Trunk Dome top 1880s
Antique Oak slat Steamer Trunk Dome top 1880s
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19TH C VICTORIAN OAK SLAT DOME TOP STEAMER TRUNK Lot 80A
19TH C VICTORIAN OAK SLAT DOME TOP STEAMER TRUNK Lot 80A
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Antique Oak Slat Dome Top Wood Leather Trunk 19th Century Metal Bottom Hardware
Antique Oak Slat Dome Top Wood Leather Trunk 19th Century Metal Bottom Hardware
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ANTIQUE 1800s OAK SLAT AMERICAN STEAMER FLAT TOP TRUNK
ANTIQUE 1800s OAK SLAT AMERICAN STEAMER FLAT TOP TRUNK
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Antique Trunk Rare Oak Slat Beveled Top Trunk
Antique Trunk Rare Oak Slat Beveled Top Trunk
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Oak slat trunks were made in a variety of construction styles from dome-top to bevelled-top and flat-top.The detail in the grain of wood, different colors of the slats used and the hardware to finish off the trunk all combine to make this kind of trunk a prize to add to the collection.

The manufacturer that is often attributed as being the makers of the finest oak slat trunks was The Excelsior Company, although other trunk making companies who also produced fine examples include Martin Maier Company, Clinton Wall Trunk Manufactory and El Paso Slat Trunk Company.

Oak slat trunks are part of a large range of Trunks and Chests available here.

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