Badly worn black ridged leather covered wooden box with inset brass hinged handle in a rectangular decorated brass plate. Brass lock in the front of the box has a decorated floral shaped brass plate. Lid is ill-fitting and lined in padded leather. Brass dual looped lock in edge of lid. Continuous brass hinge and brass two holed lock plate inscribed on both ends of the plate with a crown over, PATENT. Bottom lined with leather and ridged around the edges.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.