The Gerstner Style 1805 Retro Chest is an ideal sized portable chest for carrying your collections of knives and other treasures to shows, guns and cleaning items to the range, or personal valuables you need to transport.
Gerstner chest designs in the 1920’s – 1960’s featured sturdy leather top handles, mirrors mounted in the diamond position inside the opening top, single key locking systems and front lids that stows under the bottom drawer. This chest incorporates all the classic Gerstner features that define a true “Retro” look and feel.
Why choose a Gerstner Chest? Simply because your valuables should be stored in a piece of art that is of value. Since 1906, Gerstner & Sons has earned a worldwide reputation of making "The finest tool chests in America." A Gerstner is built with carefully selected hardwoods and veneers that provide a moisture-free environment for the proper storage of your precision tools. Even after a lifetime of daily use, a Gerstner Chest often maintains a value equal to or greater than its original cost.
Dimensions Overall Size 18"Wide x 12-1/2"Tall x 8-1/2"Deep Empty Weight xx Lbs Top Well Dimensions 16-7/8" x 2-7/8" x 7-1/4" Drawer Dimensions #01 (1) - 7-1/2" x 2-1/8" x 5-1/4" Drawer Dimensions #02 (2) - 7-1/2" x 1-1/8" x 5-1/4" Drawer Dimensions #03 (1) - 16-1/2" x 1-1/8" x 5-1/4" Drawer Dimensions #04 (1) - 16-1/2" x 1-5/8" x 5-1/4"Hand-Rubbed Lacquer Finish. Every Gerstner chest goes through 3 final finishing stages. At each stage the lacquer finish is hand rubbed to give a lasting beauty and protection to the selected hardwoods. Oak and Cherry chests have a hand applied stain, Maple is not stained - this allows the natural wood grain to show.
Hand Fitted Drawers and Panels. Each drawer in a Gerstner Chest is shaped, planed and fitted by hand to insure an exact fit and smooth operation. Tongue & Groove joinery insures structural durability.
Solid Heavy Duty Hardware. All hardware...drawer pulls, corner mounts, carrying handles and locks are specially designed for a lifetime of protection, service and beauty. Some models are available with Brass Hardware standard. An optional upgrade to Brass Hardware is available for an additional charge for all other items.Felt-Lined Drawers and Storage Compartments. The felt-lined cushioned interiors provide special protection against moisture and abrasions for precision tools.Front Closing & Locking Lid. A Trademark of Gerstner Chests is the exclusive front closing lid, uniquely designed to slide under the bottom drawer when in use. When closed/locked, the lid conceals the drawers to protect your valuables against theft, temperature changes and moisture.
The Gerstner 1805 Retro Chest is an ideal sized portable chest for carrying your collections of knives and other treasures to shows, guns and cleaning items to the range, or personal valuables you need to transport. The 1805 chest incorporates the traditional lid-pin system to lock the raised panel front lid into place when the top section is closed. Includes comfortable top handle for portability.
Choose from four wood options: American Cherry, Golden Oak, Natural Walnut and Rustic Hickory. You may also choose to have a personalized nameplate. All Gerstner accessories are available at Sporting Artisans. You may also qualify for the Gerstner Owner's Club and can send information to you if interested.
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About The Artist - Gerstner & Sons
H. Gerstner & Sons has always kept quality as the number one priority in establishing the company's reputation. The tool chests were never built to be beautiful, but H. Gerstner & Sons products have a certain "look," and their inherent quality has come to be appreciated as a truly "American" product. The name Gerstner has been well established to mean the highest quality in wooden tool chests, and the use of a Gerstner Chest was, and still is, evidence that a craftsman takes genuine pride in himself and his work.
People have discovered that in addition to their use for tools, Gerstner Chests are ideal as jewelry chests, hobby chests or because of their unique styling they can be used as ideal accent pieces for home decor. The distinctive styling of Gerstner Chests has had a definite influence on other Gerstner products such as: attaché cases, collectors chests, fly tyer cases, and cigar humidors to name a few.
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