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Small Suitcase by Boswell


Maker: Alex Boswell

Category: Other Travel Items

Subcategory: Miscellaneous

A small leather case by A. Boswell of Edinburgh.

This case has an interesting construction with the back, base and front all one piece of leather. The edges of this piece are folded approximately one inch around to which another piece is stitched to form the sides. The top is made to the same pattern. The case has a shaped handle for comfort and domed studs to form feet to the back. Boswell's transfer label is set to the middle of the lid interior. The company were well known for their luggage, travelling goods and also offered campaign chests. Their history can be read on our website under Makers.

The address of 14 Hanover Street dates the case to after 1903. Early 20th Century.

  • Dimensions:
    H 10cm x W 36cm x D 25.5cm
    H 3¾" x W 14" x D 10"

  • Period: Early 20th Century
  • Medium: Leather Hide
  • Country: Scotland
  • Signed: A, Boswell
  • Style: Vintage Leather Luggage
  • Exhibition: Departure of the 6th
  • Condition: Good
  • Reference Number: 82316