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A RARE LOUIS VUITTON 'MALLE SECRETAIRE' MONOGRAM CANVAS TRUNK
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A RARE LOUIS VUITTON 'MALLE SECRETAIRE' MONOGRAM CANVAS TRUNK

CIRCA 1920S

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A RARE LOUIS VUITTON 'MALLE SECRETAIRE' MONOGRAM CANVAS TRUNK
CIRCA 1920S
The sides and top with painted stripes and ownership initials 'P. DE Y. T.' with leather edges and brass studs and locks with maker's marks, the main lock stamped with serial number 050799, the interior with a paper label with serial number 759857, a leather label and arrangement of compartments and drawers with a pull-out slide desk
45 in. (114 cm.) high
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This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

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Lot Essay

These rare and unusual trunks were originally marketed as the perfect accompaniment to the large wardrobe trunk for the well to do traveller, with both lady's and gentleman's versions available. The trunks came with a small pull out desk flap that allowed the owner to compose their correspondence while travelling.
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