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Chest for valuables with large crossbar and key

M1800

Museum for Communication Nuremberg, Museum Foundation Post and Telecommunication

Museum for Communication Nuremberg, Museum Foundation Post and Telecommunication

In post offices, heavy money chests held earnings and important documents. The containers, which are also known as "Wertgelass" (small chambers for valuables) were sent less frequently by post. The chest weighed 141 pounds when empty.

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  • Title: Chest for valuables with large crossbar and key
  • Date Created: M1800
  • Rights: © Museumsstiftung Post und Telekommunikation
  • Material: Eisen

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