You are looking at a Dark Liberty Ship Hatch Cover Coffee Table. This item we received from a man who lives in Chicago and was a collector of these liberty hatch covers for many years.
You maybe be wondering what a liberty hatch cover is. Liberty hatch covers (door) are the last true wooden hatch covers that were made specifically for the Liberty Ships in World War II. These were built into the floors of the ship. Liberty ships were built to be used as workhorses during the war, and only 2710 of these ships were built to serve this purpose.
On this specific table, you will see where you would grab the handles to lift the hatch open. On the two corners, diagonal from each other, you will see the handles that they used to lift the door. The legs for the table were made out of black iron. There are definitely some dents and scratches on the table but that is to be expected.
Table Length: 595″
Handles: 7″ in Length
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