Antique wooden 'Hammock Patent' egg box

Antique wooden 'Hammock Patent' egg box

A beautiful early 20thC 'Hammock Patent' egg box for sending hatching eggs through the post as a parcel. A nice size for display with felt lined compartments for two dozen eggs, the original liner panel is intact and underneath the lid is a rarely seen advertising label for the range of egg crates supplied by the Dairy Outfit Co. Ltd. Kings Cross, London. 


Approximate dimensions: long

26cm wide

9.5cm tall


Condition: Age related wear and marks with the original leather strap split near the buckle, but otherwise very good condition with no woodworm and lovely stencilled lettering.

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