A Superb Fitted Steamer Trunk or Cabin Wardrobe, by Mc brine.circa 1910
Fitted Steamer Trunk or Cabin Wardrobe, by Mc brine. Circa 1910.
A Superb piece of luggage history dating back to the time when your luggage would be taken to your cabin."port out, starboard home,"
Complete with central brass lock, fully working with new key.
The trunk opens out and lifts at the top. On one side there is a pull out rail wardrobe section with the original hangers. On the opposite side there are 4 outward sliding drawers, the interior is Faux green crocodile.P&O Orient Line stickers present.
McBrine was a "valise manufacturer" circa 1901. Circa 1911 he was involved in manufacturing trunks. He and his partner, W. G. Cleghorn, founded McBrine Luggage, which from 1905 until into the 1960s was one of the world's largest luggage manufacturing businesses. The company was still making briefcases circa 1965.
The brass fitments are in rusted condition how ever they have now been sealed with a wax finish to prevent further rusting.
H.52 W.102 D.57cm
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