Coal boxes and coal scuttles
are both used for storing and transporting coal, which was a primary source of
fuel for heating homes and buildings in Britain until the mid 20th
Coal boxes were originally
used in the 19th century, and were typically made of metal or wood. They were
used to store coal in a convenient location, usually near a fireplace or stove.
They were designed to hold a large amount of coal, and were often used in
commercial and industrial settings as well as in homes. They became less
popular as the 20th century progressed, as other forms of heating became more
Coal scuttles, on the other
hand, were used to transport and pour coal. They were typically made of metal,
and had a handle and a spout to pour the coal into the fireplace or stove. They
were smaller than coal boxes and were more...
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