A characterful despatch tin with lock and keys by the famous Bramah lock makers. It is painted black with a blue interior, scratches to the paintwork commensurate with age.It has white initial W.B to the front, and a carrying handle to the top. Inside the tin there is a brass plaque which says '100 New Bond St. Bramah & Co lock & Despatch box manufacturers to his majesty the king'. The lock itself is also marked 'J.T Needs 100 New Bond St Late J.Bramah 100 Picadilly'. These marks date it to between 1904 and 1918. The lock works fine, and there are 2 keys with it. It would make a great decorators piece

41.5cm wide, 31cm deep, 23cm high, plus brass handle on top