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Vintage Trunks

Whether it’s somewhere for the kids' toys, guest towels and linen, or simply just all those bits and bobs, we all need abundant storage options for our homes. But there's nothing worse than obstructive and, well... ugly, storage options cluttering up our space. So say so long to bulky, boring boxes and hello to stylish storage with our extensive range of vintage trunks and vintage chests.

Our range has just about every kind of vintage storage trunk you could ask for. You can find both highly collectable pieces, like wooden storage trunks, alongside more affordable ottomans that are equally as stunning. From durable and ornately carved vintage wooden trunks to metal and leather storage trunks, we’ve selected the best of the best vintage storage chests for you to peruse.

Wooden chest trunks are one of the most desired furniture pieces by contemporary homeowners because of their versatility and seriously on-brand aesthetic. One of the best things about wood trunks is that often they can double up as vintage coffee tables, TV stands, bedside tables or even benches—meaning you’re getting double the bang for your buck. So sit back, relax and browse the best of the best, old trunks for sale.

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Stylish wooden storage trunks

We all need a handy place to tidy away the kids’ toys, pack away all those heavy blankets and winter clothes during the summer, or to store all those shoes we’re forever tripping over in the hallway. Enter, vintage trunks. Bringing you all of the roomy storage you so need, but delivered with style and suave, vintage storage trunks are exactly what every contemporary homeowner needs.

Find gorgeous vintage chests trunks, hampers and ottomans in our extensive storage selection. Browse sturdy wooden trunk chests made from excellent quality woods, leather storage trunks and even brass-bound pieces spanning all the way back to the 16th Century.

Vintage chest trunks with a history

Vintage travel trunks for long journeys by rail or sea, ottomans for perching on and coffers for keeping valuables. Each of our vintage storage trunks brings a whole history and unique character to your space. Let’s take a look at some of our favourite styles…

Vintage wooden chests and trunks

Natural hardwoods have been used to make wooden chest trunks for centuries thanks to their robust, long-lasting qualities. Our selection of vintage wooden trunks are made from gorgeous pine, mahogany, teak, beech, elm, walnut and more.

Intricate carvings, elegant panelling and highly ornate inlays add to the grace of these beautiful vintage wooden trunks. If you have a vintage bed wooden vintage storage trunks are the perfect addition. Match up your woods and place a vintage chest trunk at the end of your bed or even as a bedside table to keep blankets and bed linen close to hand.

Pro tip—if you’re after a specific type of wood trunk, simply use the filters on our site to hone down your search.

Metal and leather chests

If you’re looking for something a little more decadent, how about opting for a leather storage trunk, or mental bound chest? Our range has both large and small vintage trunks in steel, copper, tin and brass. Our absolute favourites are those with original painted lettering, be it an advertising slogan or previous owners name. Little details like this really add that touch of interest, alluding to the pieces rich history.

Louis Vuitton trunks

It was back in 1858 that Frenchman Louis Vuitton made his first steamer trunk, famous for its flat top and waterproof design. This was the first step in his journey to becoming an iconic luxury goods maker. In our vintage trucks collection, find vintage Louis Vuitton trunks spanning the decades with hallmark features including bronze locks and their instantly recognisable monogram prints.

From gloriously decadent original Louis Vuitton trunks to authentic vintage travel trunks, you’ll find them all in our collection.

How to style your vintage storage chest

One of the best things about storage chests is their versatility. They can easily double up as a trendy vintage trunk coffee table in the lounge. Create a beautiful shabby chic aesthetic, with some of our pre-loved painted wood trunks. Place a beautifully battered wooden chest alongside a vintage sofa and distressed wooden sideboard in shabby chic style to really complete the look. Signs of use like cracks and rubbed off paint only add to their charm.

If a more polished finish is more your thing we also have lots of pieces that look almost as good as new. Some of our gorgeous vintage trunks for sale have been meticulously revarnished. Others have had four feet added to the bottom, so they’re good to go as nifty little side tables or vintage trunk coffee tables.

Why not place ornaments and plants on a motor car trunk in rich brown leather to create an attractive display under a window? Metal vintage storage trunks are perfect for building industrial style decors too. Combine with some of our industrial shelves for a cohesive look.

Vintage storage trunks for sale

Our team of furniture experts has hand-selected the very best vintage storage chests from all over the UK and beyond. Bringing you the finest quality craftsmanship from all across the centuries, our selection of vintage chests are sure to last you a lifetime of simply stupendous storage. Find precious vintage pieces and support our community of over 1,800 small local businesses and boutiques when you shop with Vinterior.

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