Leather Hat Box by A&N CSL

Leather Hat Box by A&N CSL

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A leather Hat Box by the Army and Navy Co-operative Society Ltd.

The interior has a shield shaped label stamped in gilt 'Army & Navy Co-operative Society Ltd. Made At The Society's Works'. The A & N CSL made a huge variety of leather luggage and several different types and sizes of hat cases. The quality to this one is good . It has a number of straps to the interior with fixing hooks to one end to hold a variety of hats in place. The lid has evidence of also once having had 2 straps, probably to take an Opera Hat.

The lid has two short straps and a four lever brass lock by J. Hodges. The model number 15 is stamped above the lock. The owner's initials W.J.M. are stamped in black letters to the top. Late 19th century.

Dimensions:

Height 29.5 cm / 11 34"
Width 50 cm / 19 34"
Depth 37 cm / 14 34"
Year

Circa 1900

Medium

Leather

Country

England

Signed

A&N CSL label. W.J.M. to lid

Style

Vintage Leather Luggage

Condition

Good. 2 internal lid straps removed.

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