A rare 1920s Louis Vuitton trunk custom made for Encyclopaedia Britannica

Realised: $1,100

Lot Description

the monogram canvas showing some distress, original leather trim and brass hardware including substantial end lockable latches, stitched leather top handle, the interior lid printed 'Specially Made for The Encyclopaedia Britannica by Louis Vuitton 149, New Bond St., London' and numbered 20929? 895 x 330 x 280mm. Note: this rare model is featured in Louis Vuitton's 100 Legendary Trunks book. Only 1000 models of this trunk were made in association with the Cambridge University.