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by PBF
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Re: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?

Thank you Sasropakis and AG2012!
I appreciate that help.
Philip
by PBF
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Re: Help please re: key for Biedermeier Austrian sugar box?

and you can see the keyhole and internal lockbox better here...

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by PBF
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Help please re: key for Biedermeier Austrian sugar box?

Hello, is there anybody who might provide some advice please on how best to go about finding a key or getting a key made to fit the lock on this Austrian silver sugar box that was passed down from my late grandfather? Another poster on this forum suggested that the box is by Christian Sander, Sr, ma...
by PBF
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Seeking information about this Austrian tea set please
Replies: 3
Views: 1929

Re: Seeking information about this Austrian tea set please

I just saw your response now.
Thank you very much Krisztian!
Philip
by PBF
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Re: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?

Hello, is there anybody who might provide some advice on how best to go about finding a key or getting a key made to fit the lock on this Austrian sugar box? I have tried on eBay but with no luck so far, but perhaps I am not searching correctly. I will be in Zurich and Vienna next week, so could als...
by PBF
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Re: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?

The lock is very simple and advisable to be cleaned (often rusted). It is not fixed to silver, just inserted behind silver rectangular plate. The key, being simple, is easily found. Regards That is good to know! Would I look for an existing key from that period and have it recut to match this lock,...
by PBF
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Re: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?

Thank you both for that helpful information. I will do some research into Christian Sander Sr.
I love this box... only wish that the key had survived as well.
I very much appreciate your kindness.
Philip
by PBF
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Re: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?

... also, since I failed to mention this... I am new here and yes, I did read the forum rules, but I was not sure if including the image with the dimensions/weight would be useful in any way or frowned upon, so I apologize in advance if I should not have included that.
Thank you.
Philip
by PBF
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Seeking information about this Austrian tea set please
Replies: 3
Views: 1929

Re: Seeking information about this Austrian tea set please

... also, since I failed to mention this... I am new here and yes, I did read the forum rules, but I was not sure if including the image with all the dimensions and weights would be useful in any way or frowned upon, so I apologize in advance if I should not have included that.
Thank you.
Philip
by PBF
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Seeking information about this Austrian tea set please
Replies: 3
Views: 1929

Seeking information about this Austrian tea set please

Hello, I inherited this 3 piece tea or coffee set from my maternal grandfather, who was born in Tarnow, Poland in 1898 but moved to Vienna, Austria in his teen years. I believe my mother told me that it belonged to my grandfather's stepmother, who lived in Vienna all of her life. I think that the de...
by PBF
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Any information please about this Austrian sugar box?

Hello, I inherited this from my maternal grandfather, who was born in Tarnow, Poland in 1898 but moved to Vienna, Austria in his teen years. I think it is a sugar box? Can anybody please confirm what type of box it is and also help me identify the year of manufacture and by which designer or company...

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