OLD SHERMAN-KLOVE TOOLS METAL TOOLBOX
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“Papa, the door bell is broken,” Mama Bertelli yelled down the stairs to her husband who was working on something in the basement.
“Yes Mama, I’ll take a look at it.” Victor called back to her and then turned his attention back to the small device that sat on the workbench in front of him. He reached over to his old metal toolbox and pulled out a screwdriver. He leaned over the contraption and adjusted the lamp so he could see what he was working on better. He tightened a few screws and then returned the tool to the box. “There, that should do it,” he said aloud to himself.”
Mama yelled down again, “Papa, the sink is backed up again.”
At the sound of Mama Bertelli’s voice, the device suddenly lit up and a reel-to-reel tape began turning, then the recorded sound of Victor’s voice emitted from the machine, “Yes Mama, I’ll get on it as soon as I can.”
Victor smiled as he made is way to a large easy chair that sat in the corner of the basement. He sat down, filled and lit his pipe and then picked up a book and began to read.
“Papa, the backdoor is squeaking,”
The machine lit up and the tape reel began to turn again.
“I’ll be up to take a look at it shortly,” the machine bellowed as Papa sat silently in his comfy chair. He drew in smoke from his pipe and turned the page on his book.
Here's a nicely distressed S-K Tools toolbox ready for your industrial chic decor. This all steel box was made in the USA by Sherman Klove, Co. of Chicago, Il probably in the early 1960s. It measures 19" wide, 7" tall and is 7" front-to-back. The exterior is dark gray while the interior is orange with silver-tone latches and it still has its S-K tool metal emblem plate on the front panel T. Inside there is a removable tray. No tools included.
As mentioned above this old toolbox has wonderful patina from years of use including worn and chipped paint, soiling, rust, scratches, pant spills, etc. but is still a sturdy piece with no dents. The handle is firmly attached and the two flip latch works. There is some heavy rust on the bottom panel and a couple of small holes where the rust he eaten through but again, it is still a solid piece.The interior has some worn paint, dried spills and stains but no loose dirt.
Flat $16.95 to anywhere in the lower 48 USA states. We can also ship it to Alaska/Hawaii/USA Territories but it will run a bit more for USPS Parcel Post--contact us for a shipping rate to those locations prior to purchasing.
We have a nice selection of old toolboxes-- find more in our Industrial Chic section:
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