... or beckets were looped. Type a may be seen in Figure 2 OLD SEA CHESTS By SIDNEY A. MERRIAM THE very name sea chest is enough to kindle the imagination. It connotes hidden treasure, pieces of eight, and perilous voyages on pirate-ridden seas. ... Yet, stripped of their glamor, sea chests are the simplest kind of wooden boxes, made for utility and durability, not for grace. Next to the bed and theanbsp;...