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I have this round door safe mint condition size 22 inches wide  33 in. long safe 28in deep  mint condition on a metal stand all original  the door is open  do not know the combination .would like to sell it. I live bluefield va.

Jim, I suppose there is a question here, either how much is it worth and/or how to sell it.  Without a picture I can't determine value, but I will say that if it is around 100 years old you may have something.  If it is a later money chest, it will be a much harder sell, although the burglary protection on most Mosler round door safes is greater than much of what is sold today.  Doug

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Doug MacQueen


This unusual and highly innovative safe from the later 1800's is a Corliss. William, the much younger brother of George Corliss of steam engine fame, spent several years perfecting this design and it was first displayed at the 1876 Philadelphia U.S. Centennial Exhibition. I do extensive patent research helping me in the study of antique U.S. safes and safe locks. Repairs and part making for antique U.S. safes of the early to mid 1800's, both key and combination. Also the study of early round door chest designs up to and including cannonball safes of the early 1900's.


40 years in the lock and safe trade with a stint in bank service work. Openings, repairs and moving of safes of all types.

Charter member Safe and Vault Technicians Association SAVTA, National Safemans Association NSO, National Antique Safe Association NASA. No longer current.

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CMS (Certified Master Safecracker- NSO) and CPS (Certified Professional Safe Technician - SAVTA)

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2nd place national combination manipulation contest 1986 and now in 2016 1st place

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