Vintage Lockheed Aluminium Hat Box

£625.00

A stunning example of aviation history, this polished aluminium with rivets, these hat boxes were created using aluminium from a Lockheed Ventura, after the war materials were scarce and the Government ‘Utility Scheme’ of 1942 rationed wood, and stated that any available timber was to be used for the reconstruction of houses. “British Made” is tamped on the locks and hinges. C1940’s

Lockheed produced Aluminium Travel goods using surplus Aircraft Aluminium from the Lockheed Ventura, creating stunning polished goods that were light and durable and extremely stylish, this piece can be used for purpose or as a stylish Art-Deco piece in any setting.

Dimensions: H: 24cm W: 96cm D: 40cm


 

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