Original condition handled slide lidded box. Someone wrote in pencil under the lid but time has taken a toll so it all cant be read completely.What I can make out Daniel **** Esq. and the word Post. Verbal history for what its worth says it come from a goverment post in Kanas? The box is 9" long, 6 1/2" high to the top of the handle, 6" wide.Enquire!