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jayPemjayPem Posts: 4,042 ✭✭✭✭✭

Saw this whilst going down an IG rabbit hole that started at @OriginalDan 's page...
A real Un- Reale treasure chest..😄

https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cbi2SVMDBle/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

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  • Batman23Batman23 Posts: 4,999 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Cool chest, but it will definitely exceed the airlines' 50 pound baggage limit. Good luck with your bidding!

  • jayPemjayPem Posts: 4,042 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nah, it'll just be my carry on..💪

  • 1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very interesting :)

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  • numismanumisma Posts: 3,877 ✭✭✭✭

    They sure don't make them like they used to. Wonder if that's the original key.

  • numismanumisma Posts: 3,877 ✭✭✭✭

    @TPRC WOW! That is just gorgeous. Early 1800s?

  • bronzematbronzemat Posts: 2,605 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That is pretty sweet.

  • ThreeCentSilverFLThreeCentSilverFL Posts: 1,659 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice Chest!

  • TPRCTPRC Posts: 3,739 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @numisma said:
    @TPRC WOW! That is just gorgeous. Early 1800s?

    I don't recall the dates exactly, but from the website, it appears they are earlier than that and during the reign the Archduke Ferdinand II (1529-1595), son of the emperor, ruler of Tirol, which is more in line with my recollection. He had more than one but this was the only one in the Vienna Coin Cabinet. There are others at Ambras Castle.

    Tom

  • Steven59Steven59 Posts: 8,290 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Have fun trying to remember what is in each drawer :)

    "When they can't find anything wrong with you, they create it!"

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @jayPem ... Link in OP no longer works... got any pictures?? That second one is awesome, would definitely need to label the drawers. Cheers, RickO

  • lkeigwinlkeigwin Posts: 16,887 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Works for me, @ricko. It's a video. Here's a screen shot.
    Lance.

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @lkeigwin ... Thanks for the picture Lance... Just checked... the link still does not work for me. Weird. Cheers, RickO

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