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"This suitcase set me back $75 at an estate sale. Can you tell me anything about it?” -- T.T., Fountain Valley, California
Midcentury Tiffany & Co. Luggage
Professional appraiser Helaine Fendelman identifies and evaluates your collectibles and antiques.
WHAT IS IT?
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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