Norfolk sale sees vintage Louis Vuitton bags fetch £7.5k

Vintage Louis Vuitton bags sold for more than £7.5k in Diss. Picture: TW Gaze

Vintage Louis Vuitton bags sold for more than £7.5k in Diss. Picture: TW Gaze - Credit: TW Gaze

A collection of sought-after vintage Louis Vuitton bags have sold for more than £7,500 at an auction in Norfolk.

Bidders at the vintage fashion and furnishings sale in Diss where 1950s Louis Vuitton bags sold for

Bidders at the vintage fashion and furnishings sale in Diss where 1950s Louis Vuitton bags sold for more than £7.5k. Picture: TW Gaze - Credit: TW Gaze

Seven bags and pieces of 1950s luggage, all the distinctive dark brown colour with all-over gold monograms associated with Louis Vuitton, went under the hammer at a vintage fashion and furnishings sale at TW Gaze in Diss.

A vintage Alzer 75 suitcase alone sold for £4,000. A square shaped Louis Vuitton beauty case with a cowhide interior went on to fetch £1,600. Other items included a travel handbag that sold for £750, a travel bag bought for £550, a hunting travel bag for £500, an Alize 2 travel bag for £440 and a garment suit bag for £420.

Founded in Paris in 1854, Louis Vuitton gained it reputation from travel trunks and leather goods but has evolved into a luxury fashion brand.

Other items sold in the auction included a Christian Dior pink coral silk dress and a Gucci canvas monogram bucket bag.