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- Suitcase Steamer Leather Original Interior Blue & White Ticking Leather 22" long
Suitcase Steamer Leather Original Interior Blue & White Ticking Leather 22" long
A fine, 19th century, high quality, leather, overseas, travelling, steamer suitcase with exposed straps, handles and brass hardware with lock stamped with a crown and 'VR (Victoria Rex) patent' and key. Bearing brass owners label incised 'J Tully' and the front embossed 'Warrantied Solid Leather'. Original blue and white ticking and leather interior with straps and internal folding divider and compartments. Bearing maker's label 'J C Sweeney, manufacturer of portmanteaus, trunks, India overlands, ladies boxes, travelling bags, hat cases, 101 Grey Street, near the monument, Newcastle on Tyne. Wonderful deep and rich patina reflecting its history from years of travel Can be repurposed as a chest on stand in a bedroom or hallway; a coffee or low table or decorative object. Length 56cm., 22" Depth 35.5cm., 14" Height 23cm. 9"
JC SWEENEY'S, Only maker in Newcastle of Sole Leather Turned Edge Portmanteau and Ladies' Dress Baskets. India Overlands, Dressing Bags, Desks, Morocco and Hide Leather Bags, Hat Boxes, Sample Cases, Jewel Cases, Work Boxes, School Boxes and Satchels, Brief Bags, Cash and Post Bags, Commercial... Appears in 3 books from 1881-1884
Victorian (Of the period)
GOOD. Wear consistent with age and use.
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