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Handle Loops and Caps

Prior to the 19th century, trunks were generally unlined. Newspapers were commonly used to line trunks at the turn of this century, and were often embellished with decorative dots applied with wooden stamps and ink. From a distance, this practice gave the impression of a spotted pattern. Upon close inspection however, the print usually remains legible. Newspaper lining provides valuable information with regard to dating.

Cap Style Trunk Handle Loop
Unit Price: $1.28
Small Trunk Handle Loop
Unit Price: $0.42
Trunk Handle Loop Cap
Unit Price: $1.92