|Pricing for Antique Trunk Restoration
by Shenandoah Restoration
At Shenandoah Antique Restoration we strive to keep the costs of restoration/refinishing low.
The Base cost of Restoration of an Antique trunk is:
$550.00 - $650.00 - For a full size Steamer trunk - flat top or dome top *
$450.00 - $550.00 - For a child size or doll trunk *
*Above prices do not include parts that need replacement such as flat or embossed tin replacement, leather parts, wood slats, locks, drawbolts,
hinges, rollers, lidstays, etc.
Complete rebuilding of the base trunk box is at extra cost.
Re-lining of the interior and trays in plain paper is included in base cost.
Cedar lining of trunks --- --- $175.00
Patching of canvas covering is included in base cost. Replacement of all canvas on a canvas covered trunk is
Paint Stripping from wooden slats $105.00
Two color painting process on embossed tin as original $170.00
Copper, gold, or brass metallic paint with stain wash overcoat
on embossed tin $145.00
Replacement of a plain tray -- $125.00 Hatbox tray -- $190.00
Patching of damaged leather on a leather covered trunk $90.00
Leather edge treatment installed, up to 20 ft $95.00
Recovering of a leather trunk in new leather completely $150.00
plus cost of leather materials
Hand embossing of new leather starts at $100.00
Shipping is the trunk owners responsibility. We will advise you on least costly shipping methods. Most trunks can be
shipped anywhere within the U.S.A. for $50 to $180.00
Turnaround time for a full trunk restoration is approx. 18 months plus, depending on our work load when we begin work.
Prices and delivery time are subject to change without notice.
If we are selling and/or restoring a trunk from our stock we require 50% of the total up
front and the balance after the restoration is finished before shipping.
If we are restoring your personal trunk, we require 50% payment up front and 50% after
the restoration is finished, before shipping.
We will allow a customer to stay in our work schedule for 14 days before a down
payment is required. At that time a 50% payment must be made to stay in the schedule.
Down payment refund requests after 30 days from date originally paid will be honored for
only 50% of the down payment amount.
Shenandoah Restoration will accept your personal check, Paypal, or
Visa/Mastercard/Amex/ or Discover
Delivery of restored items - After any restoration or service project shipped to us for
same is completed, we will contact the customer via telephone or email using contact
information given at the time we received the project. This contact attempt is made for
settling of the account and arranging for shipment back to the customer. If we fail to
make contact we will attempt to reach the customer a second time. After the second
failed attempt to contact the customer for having the account settled, the restored or
serviced item is subject to public sale or disposition at our discretion without further
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