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Rare Vintage Men's Travelling / Vanity Case complete with Accessories

£149.99

Product description

A unique opportunity to own a very good example of a vintage men's travelling vanity case. It is unusual to find one so complete with original accessories in excellent condition.

Case measures 45 cm long, 31 cm wide and 13cm in height. It is made of dark brown leather and reinforced with heavy duty stitching. It features old style locks (unfortunately no keys are supplied). The case is in good condition given it's age, with some cracking of the leather to the front. Also featured is a thick strong carrying handle (again there is wear of the leather due to use).

The case interior features cream coloured lining to the lid and main case. There are 2 pockets in the lid, which both have straps and clasps to keep the contents secure.
There are also straps to hold a shoe horn. All the pockets straps are edged in brown leather which adds to it's quality. There is a small stain to the lining of the lid to the left hand side.

Accessories within the lid include,

A shoe horn with a leather tag attached by a leather strap which reads Jones Bootmakers since 1857.
A Mappin & Webb sterling silver comb. The comb is of sterling silver and has a sterling silver case ( all Hallmarked). Some of the prongs of the comb are missing.
A small silver container in a similar shape to a lipstick holder.
A cream (possibly bone handled) pointed nail file.
A small soft pad backed onto leather possibly for polishing items.

The main body of the case is also lined with the same cream lining and contains straps and pockets to hold a variety of accessories. These straps and pockets are again edged in brown leather. There is some minimal staining to one of the pockets and a small stain to the right hand side.

Accessories within the case include:

A soft rectangular brush 17cm long with what appear to be natural bristles.
A fluted glass container 16.5 cm long and 3 cm in diameter with a silver lid. Silver lid is in pristine condition but is not hallmarked.
A black wooden oval brush with coarser bristles. Again the bristles appear to be natural fibres and the brush is 20cm long.
A silver hinged box with a porcelain insert. Box has a clasp lock and measures 8cm x 4cm. There are no visible hall marks and the box has a very small dent to the base.
Two fluted glass containers with silver lids each measuring 10cm in length and 3 cm in diameter. One lid is in excellent condition, one has a very small dent. Again there are no visible hallmarks.
A fluted glass container 9.5 cm long and 3 cm in diameter with a silver lid. Silver lid is in pristine condition but is not hallmarked.
An unusual shaped panelled glass container with a silver lid. Container is oval in shape and measures 10cm in length and 3.5 cm wide (at it's widest point). The lid features no dents but a slight change in patina. Again there are no visible hallmarks.

This really is a lovely item and would suit any collector of men's case's or look fantastic as a decorative item.

Item details

Size:
Not specified
Colour:
Brown
Brand:
Unbranded
Brand type:
Unbranded
Condition:
Used: good
Decade:
1950s
Exact colour:
Brown leather
Fabric:
Leather
Main colour:
Brown
Type:
Suitcase

Courier Delivery

£8.00
Signature required.
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

A unique opportunity to own a very good example of a vintage men's travelling vanity case. It is unusual to find one so complete with original accessories in excellent condition.

Case measures 45 cm long, 31 cm wide and 13cm in height. It is made of dark brown leather and reinforced with heavy duty stitching. It features old style locks (unfortunately no keys are supplied). The case is in good condition given it's age, with some cracking of the leather to the front. Also featured is a thick strong carrying handle (again there is wear of the leather due to use).

The case interior features cream coloured lining to the lid and main case. There are 2 pockets in the lid, which both have straps and clasps to keep the contents secure.
There are also straps to hold a shoe horn. All the pockets straps are edged in brown leather which adds to it's quality. There is a small stain to the lining of the lid to the left hand side.

Accessories within the lid include,

A shoe horn with a leather tag attached by a leather strap which reads Jones Bootmakers since 1857.
A Mappin & Webb sterling silver comb. The comb is of sterling silver and has a sterling silver case ( all Hallmarked). Some of the prongs of the comb are missing.
A small silver container in a similar shape to a lipstick holder.
A cream (possibly bone handled) pointed nail file.
A small soft pad backed onto leather possibly for polishing items.

The main body of the case is also lined with the same cream lining and contains straps and pockets to hold a variety of accessories. These straps and pockets are again edged in brown leather. There is some minimal staining to one of the pockets and a small stain to the right hand side.

Accessories within the case include:

A soft rectangular brush 17cm long with what appear to be natural bristles.
A fluted glass container 16.5 cm long and 3 cm in diameter with a silver lid. Silver lid is in pristine condition but is not hallmarked.
A black wooden oval brush with coarser bristles. Again the bristles appear to be natural fibres and the brush is 20cm long.
A silver hinged box with a porcelain insert. Box has a clasp lock and measures 8cm x 4cm. There are no visible hall marks and the box has a very small dent to the base.
Two fluted glass containers with silver lids each measuring 10cm in length and 3 cm in diameter. One lid is in excellent condition, one has a very small dent. Again there are no visible hallmarks.
A fluted glass container 9.5 cm long and 3 cm in diameter with a silver lid. Silver lid is in pristine condition but is not hallmarked.
An unusual shaped panelled glass container with a silver lid. Container is oval in shape and measures 10cm in length and 3.5 cm wide (at it's widest point). The lid features no dents but a slight change in patina. Again there are no visible hallmarks.

This really is a lovely item and would suit any collector of men's case's or look fantastic as a decorative item.

Size:
Not specified
Colour:
Brown
Brand:
Unbranded
Brand type:
Unbranded
Condition:
Used: good
Decade:
1950s
Exact colour:
Brown leather
Fabric:
Leather
Main colour:
Brown
Type:
Suitcase

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via courier within 2 working days of receipt of your order. A signature will be required on delivery. This item is not available for international delivery.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days



Courier delivery cost: £8.00

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