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Camphor Trunk with Cunard White Star Labels

£1400
Camphor Trunk with Cunard White Star Labels

Camphor Trunk with Cunard White Star Labels

£1400

Place of Origin Anglo-Indian

Date of Manufacture Circa 1870

Dimensions H 49.0cm  |  19.3in
W 100.0cm  |  39.4in
D 53.0cm  |  20.9in

A 19th century camphor wood trunk, with hinged lid, brass handles, escutcheon and bindings.

With later Cunard White Star luggage labels, for tourist class to New York.

Cunard-White Star Line, Ltd., was a British shipping line which existed between 1934 and 1949. It was created as an operating company to control the joint shipping assets of the Cunard Line and the White Star Line after both companies experienced financial difficulties during the Great Depression. Cunard White Star controlled a total of twenty-five large ocean liners (with Cunard contributing fifteen ships and White Star ten).

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