Rare Aluminium Travel Wardrobe With Brass Detailing
A superb and very rare Aviation travel wardrobe trunk, made from aluminium with stunning brass detailing, made by the famous trunk makers Long MFG Co, Petersburg VA. Date stamped 1933.
The interior still remains original to this piece, with blue canvas, comprising of 3 drawers, and a hanging space with the original coat hangers.
These Aluminium trunks were built for early air travel to save weight, but completely compact. This piece would make a fantastic statement piece or a stunning coffee table.
Founded in 1878 by Simon Seward, the Petersburg, Virginia-based Seward Trunk Co. was once the nation’s largest manufacturer of steamers, trunks and luggage. Long Manufacturing took over in the late 1920s, making trunks, trunk locks and keys primarily for the Seward Trunk Co, also in Petersburg and once one of the nation’s largest makers of steamer trunks and luggage. (Price does not include P&P)
Dimensions: H: 89cm W: 42cm D: 52cm