This Louis Vuitton steamer trunk sold at auction last night. It’s worth a look – for the stickers alone it’s worth a look! The interior is in rough shape but with the amazing patina, old world styling and stunning history of this piece, this trunk is a sure beauty. From the listing:
“…… One of the interesting features of this antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk is that we have the original July 1899 receipt. Measuring 20 by 22 ¼ by 31 ¾ inches, this trunk has been around the world several times. It has stickers over stickers over stickers. Physically, it is in strong condition, with all of its hardware, wooden slats, and lock. In the photographs, you can see all of the scratches, dings, and rubs from years of use. As you can see, the interior is in poor condition; however, the labels are still in very good, condition. Whether you restore Louis Vuitton trunks or if you’re just looking for one in well used condition, you’ll be glad to know this authentic 1899 Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk is listed without any reserve! We also guarantee that the high bidder will be totally satisfied with its age, quality, condition and authenticity or all of their money will be returned!”
Details of the auction:
Authentic Antique 1899 Louis Vuitton Travel Steamer Trunk Chest
Seller: wwolst12 / Cumberland, RI
Label: Louis Vuitton
Condition: Stellar age and patina. It’s too bad the interior is in the condition it was.