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Antique John Pound Vellum Travel Wardrobe Trunk

S/N:RET051

First quarter 20th Century

  • £395.00
  • €442 Euro
  • $483 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Here for sale is a stunning and original antique travel trunk wardrobe made by the renowned maker John Pound & Co, London complete with original travel labels and fitted interior.

Sir John Pound was the son of the founder, taking over the business in the 1860s. By 1871 the company was one of the biggest of its kind in the UK, and operated from 3 factories and had stores all across central London. He became Lord Mayor of London and was subsequently created Baronet in 1915. The company is still in operation today.

Great antique item with lots of travel labels and history. Made from Vellum calfskin and indicate its high quality. The word Vellum is derived from the Latin word vitulinum meaning "made from calf", leading to Old French vélin, "calfskin".

Condition

Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

We are a family company and love sourcing unusual pieces which bring a burst of individual style to the most modern of interiors, creating interiors with soul!

Dimensions are approximate

51 cm width, 26 cm depth, 81 cm height

Dimensions: 

  • H: 81cm (31.89in)
  • W: 51cm (20.08in)
  • D: 26cm (10.24in)

Period: 

First quarter 20th Century

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At Retrovation we love to find unique and quirky items to add soul to modern interiors. We source vintage props and decorative antiques to add a burst of character for unique interiors to the home, retail and entertainment industry. We are based just outside of St Albans in Hertfordshire 10 minutes from Junction 21 of the M25 and 30 miles from London.

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