Maker: Melliship & Harris
Category: Other Travel Items
A small leather on softwood Safe Box with gilt tramline decoration and a brass handle to the top. The interior of the safe has 2 hinged lids marked Gold and Silver; behind the 2 compartments is a well which probably held a now missing Cash Book; to the lid interior there is a pocket marked Notes. The box retains its key. The maker's details of Melliship & Harris, 111 Westbourne Grove, London is stamped in gilt between the 2 hinges. It is known that they produced a similar box in red leather. Late 19th Century.