RARE 1896 A.E. MEEK STEAMER TRUNK~USED ONBOARD THE "S.S. EMPRESS OF FRANCE" 1923
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We are offering for auction a very Rare Steamer Trunk from A.E. Meek Trunk & Company 1892. There are very old labels on this trunk showing it was used on a cruise in 1923 onboard the S.S. Empress of France Ocean Liner.
The trunk is in need of restoration but is still very sound. The bottom is a little loose and the leather handles are missing but stil in fairly good condition for being about 120 years old.
Worn paper label inside reads.... A. E. Meek Trunk & Bag Co. Salesroom, 16th and Lawrence Streets Denver, Colorado Repairing, exchanging.
Part of an old worn business card nailed to trunk reads... J.M. Moore Superintendant The Joslin Dry Goods Co. Denver
Worn round label reads..."M" CPOS
Two worn paper labels on each side of trunk reads...For the Baggage Room, Clark's 3rd Cruise Around The World. "S.S. Empress of France". Sailing at 5.pm, January 22, 1923 From Chelsea Piers, Nos. 59 to 62, Foot of W. 19th to 22nd Sts. New York...If lost forward to Clark's Tourist offices, Times Bldg, Broadway and 42nd St. New ... read more