Vintage Steamer Trunk Coffee Table Old Raf 1940s Banded Travel Trunk

Vintage Steamer Trunk Coffee Table Old Raf 1940s Banded Travel Trunk


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A vintage 1940's RAF bentwood banded steamer trunk with original interior, polished brass & copper details, luggage labels and working lock with original key.

In dark conker brown waxed canvas with leather piping and trim, copper studded beech bandings with brass reinforcings, leather handles, polished brass details including up and over clasps, handle keepers and central working locking clasp with key.

Complete with stripe detail to lid, vintage luggage labels and original R.A.F. embossed lettering and brass manufacturers plaque with flying stork logo to each end.

Exterior carefully cleaned, conserved & wax polished. Interior retains original fabric lining and removable lid tray with webbing straps, buckles and leather detail. Includes vintage ric rac ribbon letter holder to interior lid. Also with lettering 'D.R.P.N. 118907' stamped to interior rim. Clean and tidy ready for your storage requirements.

This beautiful original steamer trunk would make a perfect small coffee table trunk or blanket box.

DIMENSIONS (cm): W 65 x H 32 x D 47

NOTABLE QUIRKS: Discolouration to fabric lining. Interior straps are worn with tears to fabric and one missing to base of trunk. Leather piping trim is worn and missing small pieces in places. Non-matching handles (1 original dark brown, 1 replacement black). Original leather handle shows some wear to centre, take care when lifting. Quirks are commensurate with age and use and do not detract from the quality or beauty of the trunk rather are mentioned for accuracy.

NB. Clasp fastening secures trunk lid without using key. Slide escutcheon to the right to release the clasp. Turn key in lock to lock trunk fully.


W65.0 x H32.0 x D47.0 cm



Wear condition



Flying Stork Logo

Date of manufacture


Place of origin

United Kingdom


Mid 20th Century


VAT status

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