What Is A Shoe Travel Case?
Inside View Of Shoe Travel Case
A shoe travel case was mainly used by travelling shoe salesman and aristocrats to travel around the world to hold shoes as most shoes in the older days were all handcrafted.
Travelling shoe salesman need to present samples shoes in something that looked stunning and took care of the shoes, so they did not get damaged.
A travel shoe case was the perfect case for these salesmen.
You can still buy footwear sample carry cases today look at some of these examples.
As well as vintage shoe cases, travelling salesmen of yesteryear’s has cases for all types of goods they were selling, this article explains more.
A great deal of vintage travelling salesmens’ cases would hold a number of examples and many of these examples were hand crafted shoes of the finest quality in the world. Possibly made from Cordovan leather. Shoes made from Cordovan leather. Shoes made from Shell Cordovan Leathers are some of the finest shoes ever to be made in the world today.
Travelling salesmens’ cases would be made from many materials, but the majority of travelling shoe salesman would be a wooden frame, that is clad in genuine leather hide, probably veg tanned and then hand dyed with a beautiful accent of colours to show off the hand crafted shoes inside.
The travelling shoes salesmans’ case was as important as the shoes inside, so quality was of importance and the cases were well presented and looked stunning.
A travelling shoes salesman would have cases that showed where they travelled just as this case does. it shows a ship that sailed from England called SS Orsova.
Travel Case For Shoes
Shoe Travel Case
Shoe and Boot Care
Vintage Shoes case restored to its former glory, the left is before and the right is after softening and cleaning and then protection products applied.
Before and After Shoe Travel Case