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    Posted 4 years ago

    jscott0363
    (508 items)

    Hello CW friends!!

    Nope, not a picnic basket. Believe it or not, there once were suitcases made completely of willow wicker. Here's one that I have in my collection. It was made in Europe in the early 1900's. Some of these were very elaborately lined with fabric, but, as you can see, this one is a much simpler version.

    Not much else to tell about this one, but I've always thought it was very unique.

    Thanks for stopping to have a look!!

    Scott

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Oooooooooohhhhh! And in such a good shape!
    2. fleafinder fleafinder, 4 years ago
      agreed!not even a defect!
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Kyra,
      Yes, in very great shape. Thanks so much for the wonderful comment!
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      fleafinder.
      Thank very much for the lovely comment!
    5. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks everyone for the loves and appreciations

      Kyra

      fleafinder

      Thomas

      JImam

      Kerry

      and

      Kevin

      And thank you all for dropping by. Many thanks!!
    6. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      How clever is this. Wicker is light, strong, malleable (won't ding), environmental, good looking, and relatively cheap. We should still use it!
    7. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Karen,
      I totally agree!! Thanks so much for the comment and for stopping by!!
    8. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks everyone for the loves and appreciations

      aura

      Karen

      Roy

      and

      Rob

      And thank you all for dropping in. Many thanks to you all!!
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks very much for the loves and appreciations

      Judy

      fortapache

      Mike

      and

      SEAN

      And thank you guys for dropping by. Much appreciated!!
    10. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
      Just a quick note....the Davy Crockett I have posted is 1 of 2 I've ever seen....Haddon Model 20 is the model, but they also produced another model 20,before and after it. so it was a temporary idea, lol
    11. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Very cool info Kerry!!
    12. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Thanks everyone for the loves

      kivatinitz

      BB2

      Phil

      and

      Mani

      And thank you all for dropping in. Much appreciated!!
    13. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      Jean

      and

      Anna

      Thank you both so very much for the loves and for stopping in. Many thanks to you both!
    14. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      buckethead,
      Thanks for the appreciation and for stopping by. Always appreciated!!
    15. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Jean
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      Anik
      Thank you both very much for the loves and for stopping in. Always appreciated!!!

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