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    Posted 1 year ago

    ChickWhitl…
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    I have an Indestructo trunk that I believe belonged to Jack London. Does anyone know if the company that made it has any sales records etc to verify ownership?

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    1. Drill Drill, 1 year ago
      There was something like 40 or 50 trunk dealers across the United States that sold the Indestructo Trunk line over at least a 20 year span. This light weight ,well made, veneer trunk was made by the thousands. It would be highly unlikely to find individual purchase records of this sort. I don't believe that this manufacturer individually numbered their trunks, but they could have. It took me a few years just to find the trunk patents. Here just a few of those patent image links, that are over a 15 year span created by Mr. Herman Romunder.
      There is also widespread advertising on the internet for the Indestructo lines of trunks. As for verifying the whole Jack London , Joan London, John Lennon, Jerry Lewis angle. Without known personal affects or a signature on the item, that could be a very difficult mountain to climb. Much Luck with it! Thanks for the post.

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