Posted 5 years ago
This is an Irving brothers trunk or chest. It seems to be made out of wood with a canvas type material covering in places. Metal edging and clasps. It has C.D.B stamped on both sides. It's has been to Buenos Aires & Montevideo as there is a paper stamp on it. Also a Southern British Railway Section stamp with Tonbridge on it and delivered luggage. Inside is a pale blue and white striped ( I think cotton) lining, and the Irving Brothers label. Also there is a newspaper clipping inside dated 1953 but I have a feeling the trunk is older than that. I've googled Irving Brothers but there is not a lot of info on the web. Thanks, I would love to know roughly how old it is.