Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Mark Cross Set of Three; Shiny Black Crocodile Suitcases and Train Case
    Good to Very Good Condition
    30" Width x 18" Height x 9" Depth
    26" Width x 17" Height x 8" Depth
    12.5" Width x 9" Height x 9" Depth
    Mark Cross is world-famous for travel wares, especially exotic trunks and luggage. The perfect travel companions that exude luxury, these suitcases evoke luxurious vintage travel. This set is done in shiny black crocodile, and all are accented with expertly paired gold tone hardware. All three pieces feature two combination pinch lock closures that open to reveal beige leather interiors. The interiors of the two suitcases feature one large slip pocket, two smaller slip pockets, and two black crocodile straps to secure contents. The train case interior features a removable standing table mirror, two slip pockets, and four loops to secure toiletries. The train case also features a base drawer that, when pulled out, features a red velvet interior with two compartments.

    This set is in Good to Very Good Condition. There is light scratching throughout the exterior crocodile. The hardware shows scratching, chipping, and patina appropriate with age. There is some minor cracking and peeling to the exterior crocodile appropriate with age and wear, but is not a major concern. The interior leather shows light signs of general wear, but is in exceptional condition based on age. The interior leather exhibits some creasing in places. There is light scuffing to some of the corners of the exterior. This set includes one beige leather dust cover for each piece.

    CITES compliance applies to this lot. International Bidders may not have the lot shipped to them. See further limitations: see page 8, Jewelry, Watch & Luxury Accessory Term M, of our Terms & Conditions. Due to the nature of exotic wildlife materials, please be aware that inconsistencies may naturally be present.

    NOTE: CITES compliance applies to this lot. International bidders may not have the lot shipped to them. Transport of such lots require special licenses for export, import or both. Bidders are responsible for any licenses and /or permits. California State law prohibits the importation of any product containing Python skin into the State of California, thus no lot containing Python skin will be shipped to or invoiced to a person or company in California. Fossil Ivory is currently banned or restricted in the following U.S. States: New York, New Jersey, California, Hawaii, New Mexico, Oregon, Illinois and New Hampshire.

    Condition Rankings:

    Pristine - shows little to no indication of handling.
    Excellent - shows very minor evidence of handling.
    Very Good - shows evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
    Good - shows moderate wear and is fully functional.
    Fair - shows moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.

    References to gold or silver hardware, unless otherwise specified, describes the color and is not meant to infer the type of metal.

    Please view and enlarge all images.

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    8th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 780

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976 receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2014 September 23 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction
    2014 September 23 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction
    REALIZED $2,303,258
    2014 September 22 Fine Jewelry Signature Auction
    2014 September 22 Fine Jewelry Signature Auction
    REALIZED $1,970,300
    2019 June 3 Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction - New York
    2019 June 3 Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction - New York
    REALIZED $3,683,736