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.

Antique STEAMER TRUNK Oak Slat 1800s flat top WW1 Era
Antique STEAMER TRUNK Oak Slat 1800s flat top WW1 Era
$199.00
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Rare antique Oak Slat Dome top Steamer Trunk 1880s
Rare antique Oak Slat Dome top Steamer Trunk 1880s
$700.00
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Antique Oak slat Steamer Trunk Dome top 1880s
Antique Oak slat Steamer Trunk Dome top 1880s
$700.00
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Antique Oak slat Trunk Excelsior Patented Jan 7 1868
Antique Oak slat Trunk Excelsior Patented Jan 7 1868
$750.00
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Antique Steamer Rounded Metal Top Oak Slat Trunk with Inserts Complete
Antique Steamer Rounded Metal Top Oak Slat Trunk with Inserts Complete
$200.00
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Nice 19th C Oak Slat Dome Top Steamer Trunk
Nice 19th C Oak Slat Dome Top Steamer Trunk
$699.99
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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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