Suitcase in faux vellum
A suitcase made from vulcanised material, looking like vellum, with real vellum trim. Dating from the 30s and covered with travel labels.
L 59cm (23.5")
H 36cm (14")
D 18cm (7")
A checkerboard trunk
A damier trunk, probably made by one of the many trunk makers in France around 1900. The courrier trunk has two pull out trays and has its original lining. It has the initials HB
L 90cm (35.5")
D 51cm (20")
H 46cm (18")
This trunk is covered in vellum, which is typical of a trunk from the 20s or 30s. It is covered with hotel labels and the inside has been relined. The handles have been replaced.
A car trunk, designed to strap on to the back of a vintage car, made by Hall du Voyage, one of the many trunk makers of the time.
The trunk dates probably from 1910-1925.
Trunk by Innovation
A wardrobe trunk dating from about 1920 originally designed for a left-handed person.
Fichet Cabin Trunk
Fichet cabin trunk
A small trunk decorated with classical music scores and images of composers.
A checkerboard or damier by maker unknown, datuing from around 1900.
A fine leather trunk dating probably from around 1900, covered in labels. It has been relined but despite it's age the leather in in good condition. Tbhere is no maker's name.