Vintage Industrial Coffee Table Trunk, Wooden Storage Chest & Hairpin Legs

Vintage Industrial Coffee Table Trunk, Wooden Storage Chest & Hairpin Legs


A vintage industrial trunk carefully restored & upcycled in our Lincolnshire workshop. With newly fitted hairpin legs this old wooden chest makes a unique coffee table.

Measurements (cm): 80W x 42.5H (to top of lid bracings) x 55D

Features -

- Pine tongue and grooved planking
- Box jointed corners and wooden lid bracings
- Industrial details - robust steel up and over fastenings, metal rear hinges, large pressed steel chest handles
- Clean and tidy interior with newly fitted webbing lid stays, ready for storage.

At Vintage Trunks & Chests we have ten years experience curating, restoring & selling antique and vintage trunks & chests. Working with meticulous attention to detail our restorations are completed using traditional, time-honoured methods and everything is finished in numerous coats of wax polish to naturally enhance, revive & protect the original patina. Authentic antique & vintage items have their own quirks & imperfections which is what gives them their character, uniqueness & that 'lived in' quality.. that's what we're all about here at VTC! Any notable quirks are outlined below & the photos are integral to the description. Please see our FAQs/Policies for further info :)

Terms & Conditions and Right of Withdrawal

Shipping from United Kingdom

Processing time

1-3 business days

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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    Vintage Trunks & Chests, Swallow Barn, Fen Road, Toynton All Saints, Spilsby, Lincs. PE23 5DF UK

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Condition FAQs

    Authentic antique & vintage items, unlike new copies and imported reproduction antiques, have their own quirks & imperfections which gives them character, uniqueness & that 'lived in' quality. Our trunks, chests & hand crafted items made from reclaimed materials will inevitably show signs of wear & tear commensurate with their age & previous use. This may include: knocks, bumps & dents; scrapes, scuffs & scratches; marks, stains, fading & discolouration; snags, tears, peeling & wrinkling; surface corrosion; exposed fixings; old fixing holes; missing pieces; shrinkage gaps; paint remnants; small repairs; old/treated woodworm; corroded & missing metalwork; sharp edges; newly-fitted & replacement parts including fixtures & fittings.

    When will I receive my item?

    We aim to dispatch all orders for in stock trunks and chests within 1-3 business days by 24 or 48 hour courier. After purchase do let us know if you have a preferred delivery date so we can arrange this for you and feel free to add a note with any additional instructions. We also need a mobile telephone contact number before we can book your item in with the courier in order for you to receive notifications about your delivery so please let us have this asap to avoid any delay! We aim to complete and deliver made to order items within 21 days. Very large, heavy or high value items may be hand-delivered by arrangement.

    Where do you deliver?

    Our standard charge applies to Mainland UK addresses only. If you are outside this area please contact us first so we can provide a quote to ship to your postcode. We may be able to offer a Global Shipping option for some of our items - please contact us for a personalised quote from our specialist antiques shipping partner.

    Care instructions

    All our items are hand finished in several coats of a premium wax polish. A wax finish naturally enhances the wood and revives and protects the original patina, however it doesn't have the same protection as a lacquered finish (the type you may find on shop bought furniture). So to keep your item in tip top condition it's advised to wax it periodically depending on the wear and tear it receives, the suggestion for a coffee table is twice a month. Only the top need be done with a clear wax according to the instructions on the product used. You may also wish to wax the whole piece every 6-12 months to maintain the finish. This will feed, hydrate and protect the wood, maintain the depth of colour and help your furniture to stay looking great!

    Gift wrapping and packaging

    In an effort to reduce our consumption of new materials we are currently trialling the use of recycled packaging when shipping our items. So your parcel is likely to arrive with you wrapped in re-used cardboard :) You can be sure your item will still be packaged safely to protect it in transit and you'll be involved in helping the planet!

    Returns & Exchanges

    We accept returns within 30 days of receipt. Cancel the purchase or notify us of the return within 14 days of delivery and return the item within 30 days of delivery. Buyers are responsible for return postage costs and any loss in value if an item isn't returned in original condition. Due to the nature of custom or personalised orders we cannot accept returns unless they arrive damaged or defective.

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