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1930’s Original Suroy Tall Industrial Storage Box – With Grab Handles

1930’s original Suroy tall industrial storage boxes. In 1853 the textile industrial revolution arrived in Loos, Nord France with the formation of the Esquermes factory by Alfred Thirez. The factories produced cotton thread for sewing and embroidery. Suroy was born from the practical need to provide hard wearing dry, robust containers that could store the textile raw materials. Made from a dusty earth red vulcanised/boiled card with rivetted construction and usually (but not always) marked with the Suroy Lion brand. This very early storage box retains its original card base. Perfect for hall storage, dry umbrellas and so on. Priced individually. Not Suroy marked.

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Our workshop team inspect every product and carry out any needed repairs to ensure that everything leaves us serviced and maintained ready for many more years of life. All of our vintage products show the rich beauty and history of their life with the knocks and bumps of many years of use and we try to minimise restoration to keep every piece as original as possible.
  • Period: 1930's
    • Price: £175.00
    • €191 Euro
    • $215 US Dollar
  • Location: Hampshire
    • Dimensions: H: 89cm (35.04in)
    • W: 37cm (14.57in)
    • D: 31cm (12.20in)