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The BelMal Registry of Trunkmakers brand names, Antique Travel Equipment and Ancient Luggage

 

 

Editor: JPB

 

Charles Delvaux  trunk of 1907 (an "Edison" model  patented in 1898). This one was damaged during the war (bullet holes). (BelMal museum collection) 

 

 

ARCHIVE ENTRY    

DELVAUX

 

 

Boulevard du Nord, in 1919.

The Delvaux shop's awning is at the back-left of the person and cart loaded with a trunk. (BelMal Archive) 

 

Veuve J. Delvaux suitcase cabin-trunk, around 1895, with cedar slats. The banding has three rows of nails, and the trunk's lid is iron-clad. (BelMal museum collection) 

  TRUNK MAKER  [1]

Delvaux (late 20th century aka 'Maroquinerie Delvaux', and 'Delvaux Créateur')

Company established in 1829. In the 19th century the House combined the primary activity of trunk-making with a secondary one, that of producing certain types of leather goods. For the trunk-making or malletier activity, trunks were made in their own ateliers until about 1914. The refocusing on the sole activity of fine leather goods (in French 'maroquinerie') took place by the 1920s. The family-owned company is sold in 1933; new owner leaves name unchanged. While modern type of valises were made as of approx. 1946. The company's renown since the 1960s is in the luxury leather handbags sector

 

By appointment to HM the Queen of Belgium, as awarded in 1883. To HM the King and HM the Queen, awarded in 1910. To the Court (= Royal Warrant-holder), was awarded as of 1964.  

 

Note: the BELMAL research does not encompass the luxury leather goods activity, only the malletier (trunkmaking) history of DELVAUX, until approx. 1920. Further, to be published in the course of 2017, the BELMAL Brussels trunkmaking manufacturers' history retrospective, likely to be interweaved with "Oakstreet, Ketche of Brussels, we say 1971" being autobiographical material about the Belmal master-craftsman

 

COUNTRY  [2]     

Belgium, BE, Bruxelles (Brussels)

 

 

LOCATION(S)  [3]    

 

DELVAUX addresses in Brussels, until 1933, click here 

 

 

BRAND(S)  [4]  

 

Family names and brands, until 1933, click here 

 

Ed. : JPB      

 

All of the registry entries and the data reflect the current state of archiving, or only part of it (in progress), and may therefore not be fully complete.  For the explanation of the fields [1], [2], [3] and [4] found above, please click here

   

 

 

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