Share your favorites on Show & Tell

One of Martin Maier earlier efforts?

In Furniture > Trunks > Show & Tell.
SamKat's items4 of 9Carpeles and Hartmann & Co Maker?  Is this CH & Co  a Carpeles Hartmann & Co?
7
Love it
0
Like it

MALKEYMALKEY loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
ttomtuckerttomtucker loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
dav2no1dav2no1 loves this.
See 5 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 6 months ago

    SamKat
    (9 items)

    Currently working on this with a friend. Clearly should be headed for a burn pile instead. But she is obsessed with MM Trunks.
    The top was covered in metal; the rest of the body of this trunk was covered in a very thin cloth similar to a cheesecloth. Not at all like canvas.
    Our friend thinks it’s worth the effort We’re not so sure - Any thoughts and comments are welcome.
    Such as, why are we even attempting to care about this one. Is there anyone else who thinks we should try to salvage it?

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Trunks
    See all
    Rare Vintage Louis Vuitton Custom Clear Acrylic LV Monogram Mot Suitcase Trunk
    Rare Vintage Louis Vuitton Custom C...
    $2,950
    Antique Trunk Hardware-Leather Handles,Ends and Nails for Trunks & Chests-New--U
    Antique Trunk Hardware-Leather Hand...
    $27
    Louis Vuitton Bisten 60 Vintage Monogram Hard Sided Suitcase Luggage Trunk Alzer
    Louis Vuitton Bisten 60 Vintage Mon...
    $2,250
    Vintage Fendi Monogram Trunk Suitcase
    Vintage Fendi Monogram Trunk Suitca...
    $3,000
    logo
    Rare Vintage Louis Vuitton Custom Clear Acrylic LV Monogram Mot Suitcase Trunk
    Rare Vintage Louis Vuitton Custom C...
    $2,950
    See all

    Comments

    1. greendog greendog, 6 months ago
      I have taken on some trunks that were in pretty bad shape but I would have to pass on this one.
    2. greendog greendog, 6 months ago
      I don't believe this was an early attempt by MM, I think this is late 1880's or early 1890's it looks very much like a C. H. Taylor trunk, this could very well be an attempt by MM to compete with Taylor at the time, just a thought. one thing, I have never seen another MM like it.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.