This is a very special opportunity to acquire a piece of Antique luggage purchased from the Estate of Sir Hugh Steuart Gladstone, Cousin of PrimeMinister William Gladstone, advisor to Queen Victoria. Manufactured by eminent and award winning London manufacturers HJ Cave & Sons. (The company said to be the inspiration for Louis Vuitton). This solidly hand built Portmanteau is really well made and incredibly heavy. It bears the initials of Samuel Gladstone, the father of Sir Hugh. This item has signs of use and age related damage, please refer to photographs for condition. We also have three others items of luggage from the Estate sale, these are being sold separately. Please refer to individual sales details. We have included one group shot of all 4 items just for reference. This Solid Leather Pormanteau is available for £275.00. Postage can be arranged at extra cost.
Antique Portmanteau by HJ Cave & Son