ANTIQUE STEAMER TRUNK by M. WURZL & SOHNE PREMIUM AUSTRIAN LUXURY LUGGAGE MANUFACTURER EQUAL TO THE TOP FRENCH LUGGAGE MAKERS DIMENSIONS L101 x H61.5 x D57 (cm)
A stunning & original antique travel trunk by renowned premium brand Wurzl & Sohne in rich dark brown waxed canvas with brass studded beech bandings and brass reinforced ends, studded vellum trim, robust leather reinforced corners with copper studs, leather side handles in brass keeper with brass studding detail and monogrammed 'R' to both ends and lid. Featuring large robust brass locks embossed '0203' and central catch with brass and copper studs. With original studded tin base, network of wooden runners and full set of working integral castors. Also featuring genuine interior lined with ticking fabric complete with canvas straps to interior body with leather keepers and steel buckles and maker's label to lid interior 'M.Wurzl & Sohne K.u.K. Hof-Lieferanten Wien-Karlsbad'.
Careful refurbishment work completed, cleaned and conserved inside and out, copper and brasswork polished to a high sheen, leather and woodwork waxed and polished.
NOTABLE QUIRKS: Interior has some staining and is missing a piece of the lining to the left end middle section. Piece of fabric missing to exterior front lid revealing the steel lid edging. Little bits of canvas missing in places mainly along the lid edge. Slight scuff to canvas on rear face with a very small piece missing, approx 5p size. No key for locks. Minor discolouration here and there. Dents and dings to the bandings in places commensurate with age and use.
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