antique Samson Shwayder Trunk Mfg Co suitcase

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This is an early Samsonite suitcase.  The antique Samson luggage with the Shwayder Trunk Mfg Co label dates the luggage from 1916 - 1931.  It is a large black case with leather reinforced corners and silver tone metal hardware. The interior has a blue and red lining.  Samson luggage were high quality high end trunks that promoted how strong they were with a photo of the 5 Shwayder brothers standing atop a suitcase (that can be seen on their logo). 


In good condition with wear consistent with age and use. Found as is. Handle missing its double thick strap end. General wear and age to the case.


Length 36.5 inch 92.7 cm
Width 10 inch 25.4 cm
Depth 9 inch 22.9 cm


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