March 12, 2011 --
I bought this off of Craigslist. It is in the original BROWN wrinkle finish paint. I was unaware that SK made boxes in bown. Every one I had seen previously was green:
The newspaper was from 1977.
The logo appears to be painted on. It reads:
S & K
The SHERMAN KLOVE Co.
Made in U.S.A
The handle is leather sewn around a metal strap:
The bottom has a nice stamped bead:
The hardware is intact ad will clean up nicely.
An SK Wayne box: