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British Colonial Crocodile Case on Custom Stand from the 1920s



A custom stand supporting a crocodile case from India in the 1920s. This case features a crocodile skin exterior with a cloth interior and numerous pockets. On the front are two basic fliplocks and a leather handle for transport. The top of this case features the initials of the owner, P.I.H. as well as the stamp of the manufacturer, Outhbertson & Harper Makers, 10 Government Place, Calcutta. This case sits on a matching custom-made wooden stand that helps to create an elegant display. This British Colonial crocodile case on custom stand from the 1920s would make an unusual addition to most homes and would make a wonderful storage vessel while at the same time being a guaranteed conversation piece.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 21.5 in. (54.61 cm)Width: 25.75 in. (65.41 cm)Depth: 16 in. (40.64 cm)
  • Style
    British Colonial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear. Please look at the various photos available.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: F 12231stDibs: 0908078367307

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    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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