Trunk and chest chain lid stays


Made to go with our hand made hinge hinges and other trunk and chest hardware, these lid stays are made with brass chain that does not tangle yet folds neatly inside of your trunk or chest. The findings at each end have a single brass screw that goes through the last loop at each end to hold the chain secure so the lid of your trunk or chest will not flop over and damage anything. The chain is rated at 35 lb strength.
These chain lid stays are sold in sets of two.
Chain length supplied is 24" and can easily be shorted to fit your need or for a longer chain length just contact us before ordering.
Findings are hand cut and forged to fit our chains and can be purchased in 5 different finishes.
Linseed Oil Black
Rusted Plum Brown
Antique brown wash
Un-Finished forged
Forged grey
We build and finish these lid stays as they are ordered so please allow 1-2 weeks for your order to be filled. Check out all of our handmade reproduction hardware at:

Shipping from United States

Processing time

14-21 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 1 - 2 weeks
  • Europe : 3 - 5 weeks

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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