tattoo instrument box

Rectangular box for tattooing equipment. Made of composite material or yellow leather, with tooled decoration and some lacquer, including a rectangular panel in the top of the box. A strap attached to one side of the box with a metal fitting has another metal fitting which slots into two metal projections at the other side of the box to secure the lid. Accompanying label suggests contained 14.93, 94 and 96.

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