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Made in France c.1908, it is a rare model featuring three clothing drawers concealed by a pair of hinged doors to the front.

A number of old hotel and transport labels are attached to the exterior, and it retains its original leather.

Vuitton’s lightweight, flat-topped, easily stackable luggage was so popular it quickly sparked knock-off versions (a problem that continues to the present). The trademark beige stripes debuted in 1876 and 20 years later the monogram pattern was unveiled.