Bibs, Burp Pads and More...

This vintage Belber wardrobe trunk would make the perfect storage piece for a child's bedroom... particularly if space was an issue.  With four drawers and a space for hanging items, this trunk could hold a lot of clothing in a small area.  It would also be great for dress-up clothing, or closed shut as a coffee table or desk base later on!  Local pickup only... this trunk measures 40.5" x 20.5" x 20" and weighs about 80 lbs when empty!

This trunk was purchased at a local estate auction.  My mother-in-law re-papered the drawer fronts and cleaned the piece well... then she touched up the paint on the exterior, carefully preserving the Belber label shown in the first photo inset.  It says "Belber Traveling Goods".  Any nicks or scratches could be easily be retouched with more black paint.  Or, it could be repainted a color that matches the decor of your child's room!

Belber began making trunks in the late 1800s in Philadelphia.  According to research on the Internet, I am estimating this trunk was made in the ear 1900s.  For more info about Belber, start with
In addition to four drawers of graduated size, some of the wooden hangers would each hold a shirt and pants, or a suit jacket and pants, while a few are for shirts only.  Retractable rods extend for the hangers... or to add a hat or scarf.

Made of wood with metal hardware, this piece is sturdy.  All of the hardware appears to be original and intact.  One of the exterior leather strap handles on the end has worn through and is no longer attached; however, the strap itself is included and could be glued in place for looks.  The latches are all still intact, but there is no key.

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