House of Miniatures Furniture Kit #40071 X-Acto Massachusetts Dower Chest XActo Dollhouse Mini Miniature Miniture 40071
Also called a dowry chest, hope chest, or trousseau chest, the dower chest traditionally held the hand-made and stitched wedding clothes for a hopeful bride. 2 3/4”h x 2 3/8”w x 1 5/8”d.
[The above is the catalog description from the 1980s]
The House of Miniatures furniture kits are all 12th scale, precision models made of real wood and excellent detail. This allows unlimited customization while also being period correct, even in the standard build. They take stain well and the brass hardware (where required) completes the beautiful form with functional doors and drawers.
Included in each kit are detailed instructions. parts identification sheet, and tips for building and finishing your kit. The instructions give confidence to beginners and advanced hobbyists alike and can serve as a guide for scratch building the same or similar designs.
* 12th Scale
* Life-Like Details
* Real Wood
* Fine Grain
* Precision Cut
* In-depth Instructions
* Building & Finishing Tips
* Brass Hardware (as needed)
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SEALED: This is a sealed (shrink wrapped) NOS (new old stock) box in typical, shelf worn condition. The kit was manufactured between 1976 and 1994 and has never been opened.
OPEN BOX: This is an open box. I have personally inventoried the contents and guarantee that all parts and instructions are present.
NO BOX: Parts are bagged and I have personally inventoried the contents and guarantee that all parts and instructions are present.
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