04/29/2013 08:23 am ET

Country Living Appraises Midcentury Tiffany & Co. Luggage: What Is It Worth?

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Midcentury Tiffany & Co. Luggage

Professional appraiser Helaine Fendelman identifies and evaluates your collectibles and antiques.


Most people know Tiffany & Co. for its diamonds, sterling silver, and little blue boxes. But since the store’s founding in 1837, Tiffany has sold a wide variety of luxury products, including handbags and suitcases. This valise, made of hunter-green canvas and sporting leather trim and gold-plated hardware (including two combination locks), was likely special-ordered in the mid-1950s or early ‘60s. Today, it packs an attractive estimate.

What's It Worth: $250

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