About Antiques, Coins, Collectibles and Banknotes — Shaker Boxes
American Antique Primitive Wooden Boxes: A Hot Area of Collecting
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Since the beginning of time humans have always used boxes to store, protect from both damage and theft, organize, and/or display their belongings, whether precious, perishable, small or large. The ancient cultures made boxes for their games, their jewelry, their food, their money, and their papers. The ancient Egyptians used boxes to store food as well as implements and the innards of their dead to be used in the afterlife. Boxes have always had a mystique about them. Human history abounds with famous boxes such as the mythological Pandora’s box, the political ballot box and the religious donation box....