Vintage English laundry / linen transport box, c.1960s. Boxes were the property of the local laundry service advertised on the lid, and were loaned to individual customers that would drop-off and collect, or have delivery of their laundered goods in these boxes. This box was the property of “The Ilford Laundry” (Ley St, Ilford). Added on the side, is the customer’s initials “S.S”. It has a fun, bold-colored graphic design on the lid. The box is is constructed from hard board, and the corners are reinforced with hard plastic and rivets: The box fastens with an attached belt-strap.
The box is sturdy, and comes in clean condition. It shows a normal degree of expected wear. Stack and use for storage, and / or incorporate as a decorative, industrial-design element.
Size: 23 ½” x 13 ½”. Height is 6 ½”.
18th, 19th and 20th Century European Antiques and Vintage Objects For The Home And Garden