Courrier trunk and high trunk models - Louis Vuitton

Definition Courrier trunk

courrier trunk vuitton mail

Series of trunks with flat tops.

 

Whose maximum height is 56 cm

The depth is variable but often less than 56 cm

The length is variable but does not exceed 112 cm

 

These dimensions are the most common variables being 1 meter and 1.10 meter.

 

Interior has 2 to 3 removable frames.

 

It has 2 or 3 wooden slats on the front.

 

The name courrier / mail does not mean a trunk to send letters.

Embarkation of the luggage at the dock at the harbor, July 9, 1910
Embarkation of the luggage at the dock at the harbor, July 9, 1910

But come from the term "long haul" corresponding to the ship making a long-distance navigation.

 

The mail trunks are therefore intended to travel in baggage cars and in the hold of boats. Nevertheless, they respect standard dimensions allowing their handling.

 

There were several standard dimensions. Last revision of October 16, 1929:

 

110 cm x 55 cm x 48 cm

100 cm x 53 cm x 48 cm

90 cm x 51 cm x 48 cm

Definition High trunk

high trunk vuitton mail

 

Series of flat-topped trunks with functionality similar to the mail trunk.

 

This is the horizontal trunk, the largest in the Louis Vuitton range

 

 

Interior has several removable frames.

 

It has 3 or 4 wooden slats on the front.

 

Standard dimensions trunk high: 110 cm x 61 cm x 69 cm

Some examples of Malle Courrier and Malle Haute Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton Courier Trunk - Trianon  1872

 

 

 

Louis Vuitton Courier Trunk - Trianon

 

 

Year: Around 1872

 

Exterior: Trianon Canvas

 

Border and corner: lacquered steel

Louis Vuitton Courier Trunk - Striped     Year: 1886  

 

 

 

Louis Vuitton Courrier Trunk - Striped

 

 

Year: 1886

 

Outside: Striped canvas

 

Border and corner: steel

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - Cane     Year: 1889  

 

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - Cane

 

 

Year: 1889

 

Outside: Caned canvas

 

Border and corner: Moorish lacquered steel

 

Style effect there is only one to our knowledge.

Mail Trunk Louis Vuitton - Damier     Year: Around 1890

 

 

 

courrier Trunk Louis Vuitton - Damier

 

 

Year: Around 1890

 

Exterior: Dark checkered canvas Mark 1

 

Border and corner: lacquered steel

Mail Trunk Louis Vuitton - Damier     Year: Around 1890

 

 

 

Mail Trunk Louis Vuitton - Damier

 

 

Year: Around 1890

 

Exterior: Dark checkered canvas Mark 1

 

Border: leather

Mail Trunk Louis Vuitton - Damier     Year: Around 1895  

 

 

Mail Trunk Louis Vuitton - Damier

 

 

Year: Around 1895

 

Exterior: Mark 2 Dark Checkered Canvas

 

Border: leather

Louis Vuitton High Trunk - Tropical Checkerboard     Year: around 1895  

 

 

 

Louis Vuitton High Trunk - Tropical Checkerboard

 

 

Year: around 1895

 

Outside: Checkered tropical checkered canvas Mark 2

 

Border: leather

 

Dimensions: 110 cm x 62 cm x 70 cm

Mail trunk Louis Vuitton - Tropical checkerboard     Year: around 1895

 

 

 

Mail trunk Louis Vuitton - Tropical checkerboard

 

 

Year: around 1895

 

Outside: Checkered tropical checkered canvas Mark 2

 

Border: leather

 

Dimensions: 90 cm x 52 cm x 55 cm

Aluminum trunk louis vuitton very rare exploration trip 1892

Louis Vuitton Courier Trunk

 

Year: 1892

 

Outside: Solid aluminum

 

Border and corners: Solid aluminum

 

Lock, clasps and handles: Solid aluminum

 

Nails: Solid Aluminum Marked Louis Vuitton

 

Dimension: 77 cm x 45 cm x 54 cm

Louis Vuitton mail trunk - Aluminum     Year: 1898

 

 

Louis Vuitton mail trunk - Aluminum

 

 

Year: 1898

 

Outside: Orange canvas

 

Border and corners: aluminum

Louis Vuitton Courier Trunk - LV Woven   Year: 1903

 

 

 

Louis Vuitton Courier Trunk - LV Woven

 

 

Year: 1903

 

Exterior: LV woven fabric

 

Border and corners: lacquered steel

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV     Year: 1908

 

 

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 1908

 

Exterior: LV stencil LV Mark 1

 

Border: Leather

 

Dimensions: 110 cm x 56 cm x 56 cm

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV     Year: 1912

 

 

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 1912

 

Exterior: LV stencil LV Mark 1

 

Border: Leather

 

Dimensions: 100 cm x 56 cm x 56 cm

Inside the Louis Vuitton mail trunk, stencil canvas.

 

Inside the Louis Vuitton mail trunk, stencil canvas.Comprising 3 removable frames with 3 straps. beige canvas interiorUpholstered lid, white ribbon signed Louis Vuitton.

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV     Year: 1914 courrier

 

 

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 1914

 

Exterior: LV Mark 2 stencil

 

Border: Lozine

 

Dimensions: 90 cm x 56 cm x 56 cm

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV     Year: 1915

 

 

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 1915

 

Exterior: LV Mark 2 stencil

 

Border and corners: lacquered steel

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV     Year: 1921  

 

 

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 1921

 

Exterior: LV Mark 2 stencil

 

Border and corners: lacquered steel

 

Dimensions: 100 cm x 57 cm x 54 cm

Louis Vuitton cabin trunk - LV     Year: 1928

 

 

Louis Vuitton courrier trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 1928

 

Exterior: LV Mark 2 stencil

 

Border: Lozine

 

Dimensions: 100 cm x 53 cm x 48 cm

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV     Year: around 1930  

 

 

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV

 

 

Year: around 1930

 

Exterior: LV Mark 4 stencil

 

Border: Lozine

 

Dimensions: 110 cm x 56 cm x 56 cm

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV     Year: 1938  

 

 

Louis Vuitton Mail Trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 1938

 

Exterior: LV stencil LV Mark 5

 

Border: lozine

 

Dimensions: 110 cm x 54 cm x 56 cm

Interior of the Louis Vuitton mail trunk, stencil canvas.   Comprising 3 removable frames with 3 straps. beige canvas interior   Upholstered lid, white ribbon signed Louis Vuitton.

 

 

Interior of the Louis Vuitton mail trunk, stencil canvas.

 

Comprising 3 removable frames with 3 straps. beige canvas interior

 

Upholstered lid, white ribbon signed Louis Vuitton.

Mail trunk Louis Vuitton - Supreme     Year: 2017   Exterior: Supreme LV Canvas   Border: Leather   Dimensions: 90 cm x 51 cm x 48 cm

 

 

Mail courrier trunk Louis Vuitton - Supreme

 

 

Year: 2017

 

Exterior: Supreme LV Canvas

 

Border: Leather

 

Dimensions: 90 cm x 51 cm x 48 cm

Louis Vuitton mail trunk - LV     Year: 2017   Exterior: LV pvc fabric   Border: lozine   Dimensions: 110 cm x 55 cm x 48 cm

 

 

Louis Vuitton mail trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 2017

 

Exterior: LV pvc fabric

 

Border: lozine

 

Dimensions: 110 cm x 55 cm x 48 cm

Interior of the Louis Vuitton mail trunk, pvc canvas.   Comprising 3 removable frames with 3 straps. vuittonite beige pvc interior.   Padded lid, white ribbon.

 

 

Interior of the Louis Vuitton mail trunk, pvc canvas.

 

Comprising 3 removable frames with 3 straps. vuittonite beige pvc interior.

 

Padded lid, white ribbon.

Louis Vuitton High Trunk - LV     Year: 2017   Exterior: LV pvc fabric   Border: lozine   Dimensions: 110 cm x 61 cm x 69 cm

 

 

Louis Vuitton High Trunk - LV

 

 

Year: 2017

 

Exterior: LV pvc fabric

 

Border: lozine

 

Dimensions: 110 cm x 61 cm x 69 cm