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Bonhams travels with style as vintage luxury luggage goes under the hammer
The history and iconography behind such items as the 1930s Hermès suitcase, or the 1960 Louis Vuitton Steamer Bag, is something not to be found in modern wear, making them a highly coveted style statement, available to the highest bidder!” Photo: Bonhams.
LONDON.- It is said to be the journey that matters, and not the destination – Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale promises to take you there in style, with an offering of vintage Louis Vuitton, Hermès and Moynat luggage.

“It’s stylish nostalgia,” said Toby Wilson, Bonhams Head of Automobilia, “vintage luggage evokes images of exciting holidays in exotic destinations, when the golden age of travel was full of charm and mystique. Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale showcases these glamorous classic luggage pieces, with a style that that never grows old.

“The history and iconography behind such items as the 1930s Hermès suitcase, or the 1960 Louis Vuitton Steamer Bag, is something not to be found in modern wear, making them a highly coveted style statement, available to the highest bidder!”

The items available at Bonhams Goodwood Revival auction are:

• A Hermes suitcase, circa 1930 – estimated at £1,200 - £1,400
• A Louis Vuitton steamer bag, circa 1960 – estimated at £1,000 - £1,200
• A Louis Vuitton case, retailed by Saks, circa 1930 – estimated at £1,200 - £1,400
• A Moynat suitcase, circa 1910 – estimated at £600 - £800
• A Moynat suitcase circa 1930 – estimated at £600 - £800
• A Louis Vuitton suitcase, circa 1950 – estimated at £1,200 - £1,400
• A Louis Vuitton suitcase, circa 1930 – estimated at £1,200 - £1,400
• A Louis Vuitton hat box, post-War – estimated at £1,000 - £1,200
• A Louis Vuitton suitcase, circa 1950 – estimated at £1,200 - £1,400





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