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Viscount's Leather Shoulder Bag

Category: Archive

Subcategory: Miscellaneous

A pigskin leather Shoulder Bag with blue leather lining.

The bag has a square mouth to enable it to stay open in a rigid position much like a kit bag. The bag's main compartment has a pocket to the back and is locked by 2 small and 1 central large slide catch. There is an additional pocket to the front of the bag which is marked H.A. below a 9 pearl coronet, suggesting it belonged to a Viscount. It's interesting that this is hidden by the bag flap. The adjustable shoulder strap wraps right around the bag for added strength. A good quality bag that is very useable today. Circa 1900.

  • Dimensions:
    H 29.5cm x W 41cm x D 9cm
    H 11½" x W 16" x D 3½"

  • Year: Circa 1900
  • Medium: Pigskin & Leather
  • Country: England
  • Signed: H.A.
  • Style: Luggage
  • Exhibition: Carpe Diem
  • Condition: Good
  • Reference Number: 81893