Vintage Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk

Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 side detail

Sold on eBay: Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk from 1899

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

Price: $4,650

Label: Louis Vuitton

Condition: Stellar age and patina. It’s too bad the interior is in the condition it was.

Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 trunk front  Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 top

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Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 side detail

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Antique Louis Vuitton Steamter Trunk 1899 top detail 3

Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 top detail

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Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 latch 2

Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 latch

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Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk label 1Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 handle

Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 top interior

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Antique Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk 1899 underside

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