Property of a Gentleman
A Louis Vuitton Mobile Office Trunk Early 20th Century
with monogram pattern, leather edging, brass locks, catches, corners and rivets, inscribed on each side with the initial W.W.S. in red, the top opening to reveal a storage tray, the lower section opening to reveal two frieze drawers, above a slide lined with black leather, on further four graduated long drawers
91cm. high, 56.5cm. wide, 51.5cm. deep; 2ft. 11¾in., 1ft. 10¼in., 1ft. 8¼in.
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In overall good condition. Generally with minor old marks, scuffs and scratches consistent with age and use. The main lockplate with number 050428. Some splits to edges of the trunk. Uneven top and sides (i.e. with a few bumps), which are probably a result from the interior customization. Once top opened, Label with Louis Vuitton and number ‘745780’. The interior black suede like textile is later. Leather slide with tear to right edge and top left edge. Back with two traveling labels.
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