Late 19th/ early 20th century steel document cases believed to have been used for containing official paperwork for Merchant Navy mariners.
The set comprises of: x1 “Register” hinged document container, and x3 “Certificate of Competency” tin cases
The Register container has a hinged lid and delicate hasp style catch although the staple is missing. The three competency tins have removable lids.
All four items show signs of wear with scratches and the odd minor dent.
A very rare set by all accounts, and a great collection of smalls for decoration.
English Circa 1900
Price stated is for the set of four containers.
DIMENSIONS: H: 13cm x W: 11cm x D: 1.5cm