antique samson samsonite shwayder steamer trunk 1910-31

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 29, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Vintage steamer trunk, samson, Shwayder trunk co. 1910-1931.

shwayder trunk co started 1910 until 1931 when the name was changed to:

Shwayder brothers inc., in 1939 samsonite was introduced.

the company name change to samsonite was in 1965.

this trunk is very old in good condition considering it's age.

condition: two dents one on top and one on the side.

paper is flaking off, one leather handle is almost dust,

and t is rust on the brackets only at that handle.

inside the lid on that same side paper flaked off also.

the detail is awesome :

even the snaps inside trunk have the company name on them.

no key - should be able to get one at : islandtrunkshop.

size: 37" long x 22" front to back x 13-1/2" high.