Vintage Suitcase and Carriers Estate Auction In Bloomington ***Some Lots Shippable Nationwide***

Gopher Auctions LLC

Gopher Auctions LLC

Auction Location: 9615 Humboldt Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55431

Phone: 612-517-5434

Lot Categories: Luggage (19)

Auction Closed
10/13/2021 08:15 pm

Closed

Showing 1 to 19 of 19 items

Current Bid: $6.00
Next Required Bid: $7.00
High Bidder: #378974
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:15 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

This is a beautiful set of luggage from the 1950s. They are in very good condition considering their age. 

The larger suitcase is made by Empire Brand and the smaller is made by Travel Joy. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $43.00
Next Required Bid: $44.00
High Bidder: #380818
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:16 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are great bags for any collector. The leather bag is genuine cowhide and the canvas and leather bag is make by Par-Pak

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $7.00
Next Required Bid: $8.00
High Bidder: #280042
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:17 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are really cool vintage bags. The large suitcase has held up very well considering its age and the pilot's case is a rare find. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $0.00
Next Required Bid: $5.00
High Bidder: Be the First to Bid
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:18 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These suitcases are very cool. The larger one is likely from the 1940s and the smaller hard case is from the 1960s. They are is great condition considering their age. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $0.00
Next Required Bid: $5.00
High Bidder: Be the First to Bid
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:19 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

The Forecast Suitcase is in great condition, the other suitcase is great for restoration. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00
High Bidder: #378974
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:20 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

This is a great set of luggage. The blue suitcase is made by Samsonite probably in the 1990s and the other is much older and more of a briefcase size. It has a Bon Voyage Air India plaque on it. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $9.00
Next Required Bid: $10.00
High Bidder: #364337
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:21 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are great classic suitcases. They are is great condition considering their age. The leather one is made by Taperlite. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00
High Bidder: #378974
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:22 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

They don't make luggage like this anymore! These suitcases were made with great care. The larger one was made by A. Hartman Knocabout, who were known for the master craftsmanship.  The smaller one has a crocodile texture in the leather and is a very early Samsonite (the label says Samsonite Luggage Schwayder Brothers Inc.Denver) They are is very good condition considering their age. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $0.00
Next Required Bid: $5.00
High Bidder: Be the First to Bid
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:23 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are a great pair of American Tourister suitcases. The grey one is a Tri-Taper and the black one is a tiara. They are is great condition considering their age. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $21.00
Next Required Bid: $22.00
High Bidder: #378974
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:24 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These were originally designed for overnight trips and to hold your toiletries but would be great for a craft box, or a stylish makeup artists kit case. They are is great condition considering their age. The Black one is the American Tourister Overnight Train Bag and the bright green bag is a Samsonite. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00
High Bidder: #44728
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:25 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

This duo includes a brown hard-shell small suitcase and cosmetic case with built-in mirror. They are is great condition considering their age.  

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00
High Bidder: #287381
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:26 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

The Black Fibre Products Manufacturing Company Salesman Display Case is a rare find! It is in great shape considering it is from the 1940s.The red box looks like it was made for cosmetics or jewelry. The old mirror could easily be replaced with a new one and placed in the inside of the top. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00
High Bidder: #364337
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:27 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are great classic suitcases. The grey one is made by Carilite. They are is great condition considering their age. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $0.00
Next Required Bid: $5.00
High Bidder: Be the First to Bid
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:28 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are beautifully crafted suitcases. They have some normal wear and tear but have held up very well considering their age. they are likely from the 1940s

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $6.00
Next Required Bid: $7.00
High Bidder: #287381
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:29 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

The steamer trunk is a piece of history.  Steamer trunks, also known as cabin trunks or traveling trunks, were originally used as luggage for extended trips by steamship, train, or stagecoach or for taking to boarding school. The suitcase is likely from the 1940s. They are is great condition considering their age. 

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $5.00
Next Required Bid: $6.00
High Bidder: #44728
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:30 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are both great suitcases. The large one was made by Samsonite for the Silhouette collection and it is Bronco Brown. It still has the original tags on it. The smaller case is for cosmetics or and overnight trip. It would make a great sewing, craft or up case. They are is great condition considering their age.

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $0.00
Next Required Bid: $5.00
High Bidder: Be the First to Bid
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:31 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are beautifully crafted suitcases. Samsonite has always been a leader in luggage manufacturing. They are is great condition considering their age.

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $12.00
Next Required Bid: $13.00
High Bidder: #261218
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:32 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.

These are both rare finds. The steamer trunk is a piece of history.  Steamer trunks, also known as cabin trunks or traveling trunks, were originally used as luggage for extended trips by steamship, train, or stagecoach or for taking to boarding school. The suitcase is beautifully made. They are is great condition considering their age.

Household & Estate > Luggage
Current Bid: $13.25
Next Required Bid: $14.25
High Bidder: #261218
Began Closing:
Wednesday 10/13/2021
08:33 pm CDT

Lot is Closed

Vintage suitcases come with so much history behind them. You can't help but wonder who owned them, where they traveled. Nowadays vintage suitcases are not just for traveling anymore, people are getting creative with them, making furniture out of them, using them for creative storage or simply just decor. The possibilities are endless.


These are high-end suitcases. The larger one has crocodile patterned leather and the small one has a beautiful weathered leather finish on it from all the years of wear and tear and has a built in mirror.

Household & Estate > Luggage


Auction Details:

ALL LOTS CAN BE SHIPPED. Unless otherwise noted

 

*For any items requiring more than one person to lift / haul, you are responsible for removal. WE WILL NOT PROVIDE YOU ANY HELP TO LIFT OR HAUL THESE ITEMS. IF HELP IS NEEDED FROM STAFF, THERE WILL BE A REMOVAL FEE.

 

 

*BEFORE LEAVING THE PREMISES WITH YOUR ITEMS you are responsible to INSPECT your lots to make sure you have all the correct items. Shipped items are non-refundable.

*Sometimes due to the size of the auction, things do get mixed up. Please make sure what you have is what you bid on. We will not entertain any refunds or bring you items that you missed after the item has left the estate.

Pick up is not inspection time. Please schedule time for inspection.

Call (702) 815-9483 For Shipping

Call (612) 517-5434 For Info

 

Please bring someone with you to remove heavy items or multiple items.  Please bring tools if required. Team can not help disassemble or move items from auction location.

We will not hold items for this auction.

Inspection:

By Appointment Only

Auction Closing:

Wed, Oct 13, 2021
08:15 pm

Removal:

Thu, Oct 14, 2021
03:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Bidding Increments:

Bid Range Minimum Increment
$0.01 - $75.00$1.00
$75.01 - $150.00$5.00
$150.01 - $250.00$10.00
$250.01 - $500.00$25.00
$500.01 - $1,000.00$50.00
$1,000.01 - $5,000.00$75.00
$5,000.01 - $50,000.00$100.00
$50,000.01 - $75,000.00$250.00
$75,000.01 - $100,000.00$500.00
$100,000.01 - $2,500,000.00$1,000.00

Hammer Price TierBuyer's PremiumCap
$0.00 - $4,999.99 13.00%
$5,000.00 - infinity 10.00%$1,000.00


This auction is contracted and managed by: Gopher Auctions LLC

Manager: Julius Niskey


Payments Accepted:  Online payments through K-BID preferred, Credit Cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex) Credit Card Payment done onsite will be charged a 3.7% Fee. Please pay online. Cash will be accepted onsite. 

For any items requiring more than one person to lift / haul, you are responsible for removal. 

 

WE WILL NOT PROVIDE YOU ANY HELP TO LIFT OR HAUL THESE ITEMS. 

 

IF HELP IS NEEDED FROM STAFF, THERE WILL BE A REMOVAL FEE FOR EACH LOT $25. 

 

IF WE HELP YOU WITH YOUR ITEM, YOU RELEASE GOPHER AUCTIONS, LLC, SELLER CLIENTS, PARTNERS AND ITS AFFILIATES OF ANY LIABILITY OF DAMAGE OR INJURY THAT MAY OCCUR ON THE PREMISES OF THIS AUCTION.

 

PLEASE BRING LOADING HELP FOR LARGER ITEMS AND BOXES FOR LARGER LOTS.

 

BEFORE LEAVING THE PREMISES WITH YOUR ITEMS you are responsible to INSPECT your lots to make sure you have all the correct items.

Sometimes due to the size of the auction, things do get mixed up. Please make sure what you have is what you bid on. We will not entertain any refunds or bring you items that you missed after the item has left the estate.

PLEASE READ DESCRIPTIONS CLOSELY. WE WILL NOT TAKE RETURNS ON SHIPPED ITEMS. YOU CAN INSPECT ITEMS BEFORE BUYING, CALL FOR APPOINTMENT. ABSOLUTELY NO RETURNS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. INSPECT ITEMS BEFORE BUYING, CALL FOR APPOINTMENT.

Wire transfer or certified bank check for purchases over $5,000.  No personal checks accepted. 

View shipping options for shipping terms on this auction.   

At our discretion credit cards accepted for over $5,000 with a 4% fee on the total invoice amount.

Late removals should not be expected.  A $25 trip charge per item will be charged to schedule late removals. We cannot accommodate special dates and times for pick ups. The removal schedule is set for a specific date and time for a reason. Please review the removal schedule and make sure you are available on those dates/times. Thank you. 

By participating in this auction, you release Gopher Auctions, LLC of any liability of damage or injury that may occur on the premises of this auction.

 


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9615 Humboldt Ave S
Bloomington
MN, 55431


Phone: 612-517-5434

Shipping will be available for smaller items at the cost of shipping in addition to our processing fees.

We can ship FedEx. Please contact us for shipping details. We charge $15 for Package & Handling (This rate can change depending on quantity of items in lot) We will combine lot's. 

Do not assume we will be available to ship your item. Call (702) 815-9483 before bidding to ensure that your item is available for shipping. IF YOU WIN AN ITEM THAT IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR SHIPPING, NO REFUND WILL BE AVAILABLE. All furniture and large items for shipping, the customer is responsible to contact and arrange services through a shipping company. 

Don't assume we will be able to ship your item. There is no guarantee that we can ship your item. Always remember to call ahead!