Our Stock # 18.6433 This is an antique explorer's portmanteau. An English, canvas travel trunk or coat chest dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. A superb, fascinating early Victorian piece Displays a desirable aged patina Quality canvas finish in good original order Brass bound frame for superior stability — perfect for touring Stout lid opens at three-quarter point on inset hinges Brass clasp with working lock and square backing plate — key present Dressed with drop handles on riveted iron backing plates Interior decorated with lining paper featuring a continuous star pattern Hand painted decoration on the lid from time spent in Madras Front featuring the initials JP and 2, with a label for Peninsula & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. Label to side shows passage from Bombay to London on the P & O.S.N. Co. line Bright green maker's label inside for J. Powell of London — makers and repairers of trunks This is a delightful antique portmanteau, with appealing three-quarter lid. Solid joints and construction, delivered ready for the home. Dimensions: Max Width: 72cm (28.25'') Max Depth: 41cm (16.25'') Max Height: 40.5cm (16'') Buy it now direct from the dealer here : Antique Explorer's Portmanteau, English, Canvas, Travel, Trunk, Chest, Victorian
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