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Leather Hide Mule Trunk


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Subcategory: Trunks

A leather hide Mule Trunk with iron fixing rings to the back and leather carrying handles.

This Mule Trunk is smaller and probably a little earlier than most seen. It is stamped with a broad arrow mark between C and 11 along with Ca20. It has 2 belts to fix it and a hasp to take a padlock. The faded initials JFY are painted to the top. The broad arrow denotes that this trunk was Government issue as opposed to a private purchase. The interior is lined in linen and plain. Late 19th Century.

  • Dimensions:
    H 41cm x W 81.5cm x D 30.5cm
    H 16" x W 32" x D 12"

  • Period: Late 19th Century
  • Medium: Leather
  • Country: England
  • Style: Campaign trunk
  • Exhibition: Clear The Decks
  • Reference Number: 82065