This mahogany chest was specially made for the Airdrie Savings Bank in 1838 to store the bank’s books and papers.

The three locks are all separate and the keys for them were held by the bank’s Treasurer, President and Secretary so they all had to be present in order to open the box.

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In Storage: Museums
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Airdrie Savings Bank · Airdrie, Scotland
height: 378mm
width: 621mm
depth: 356mm
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