Closed 5 ring hinge.
Handle: RH-4, Capacity mark: RH-3 per TBSL
Appears to be a version of mold #203 designed to hold a music box in
the recessed base.
c.1875 the transition to open 3 ring hinges began and thumb lifts were starting
to be moved back over the hinge.
"He who has never been drunk is not a good man."
Reinhold Hanke |