This is an extraordinary Shell Box due to the quality of shells and design. The Box is heavy wood, brass hinge, with red felt lining. The Shell Box measures 7 1/2" long, 4 3/4" tall, and 5 1/2" deep. Circa early 1900's. Only one cracked shell on the back, the rest are there and in great condition. There is a dark stain spot on the inside red felt.