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    Morabito of Paris Large Black Crocodile Suitcase with Vanity Tray & Accessories, circa 1930
    Dimensions: 26" wide x 16" tall x 7" deep

    Extremely rare, very large, 1930's Shiny Black Crocodile Travel Case by Morabito of Paris. Inside the large case is a vanity tray with 16 accessories done in Morabito of Paris signature tortoise shell, glass, and silver. There is also a large brass key to lock the case. This very special piece, the crocodile skin and all accessories within are in near pristine condition. This would be a spectacular, one-of-a-kind addition to any stylish world traveler or a fabulous piece in any luxurious home interior. Designed by Armand Morabito and originally retailed at the Morabito of Paris Boutique on the Rue du Fabuourg-Saint-Honore in Paris in the 1930's, travel pieces by this luxury brand were preferred by Hollywood celebrities and high-society including Marilyn Monroe and Daisy Fellowes as well as the European royal families of Sweden, Yugoslavia, and Russia.


    Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.

    Condition Report*: Excellent
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    13th-14th Monday-Tuesday
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