E H PRINGLE is Stenciled in White Lettering. The Box is the usual document box black, with only slight remnants of the gold and white trim Detail. The Box has its Original Brass Locking Escushion, but the key is long gone. The Original brass Handle, on the Lid. The Box comes with PROVENANCE, of the Original Owners History.
It will come to you with this documentation, included. The Box belonged to Ernest Henry Pringle. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina, July 16, 1881.
He and his brothers owned a wholesale Dry Goods business, in Charleston, from 1901 to 1906. He was Chairman of the Board for Charleston Security Co.
He also worked with Merchants Fertilizer & Phosphate Co. During this time frame, he was Vice President and Treasurer of Midland Timber Co. Definitely a long history, in the Charleston business world.
And this Box was with him throughout. The Box is in good, clean Antique condition, with expected age wear and patina. The Lettering is strong and secure.It measures a VERY LARGE, approximately 18"× 13"×9. The Box is substantially heavy. Please view the photos, for the condition. This UNIQUE Document Box would make a convenient, and decorative storage container, in any home.