Someone had long ago painted it light green enamel over the original olive and black and had painted the hardware a pinky-bronze color. (Forgive the tape, I typically forget the before pictures until I'm into the project - or finished...)
Original finish on the back
I cleaned it up, eliminated the spider nursery, sanded it a little and hit it with a couple coats of Annie Sloan Old White.
Then I lightly waxed it a few times and distressed it with Modern Masters Furniture glaze (LOVE that stuff) mixed with some MM Tobacco, and a little Van Dyke for dirt. The metal of the trunk is wrinkled in lots of places which makes the finish even cooler.
The hardware is a beautiful dull silver foil with a brown crinkle running through it, also distressed a bit with the Tobacco color. I had a bunch because I used it on a powder room ceiling. Small ceiling = lots of foil left over.