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Carl Kästner safes

In 19th-century Germany, the innovator and engineer Carl Kästner created the first burglar-proof, high-security safe disguised as a piece of luxury furniture. After establishing his company in 1846, Carl Kästner would go on to employ the finest European engineers and craftspeople of his generation, creating sumptuous furniture incorporating hidden safes designed to protect the private treasures of wealthy business tycoons and...

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