BLUE BOYLE TRAIN CASE WITH MIRROR
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September, 1967. Eureka California. The Greyhound bus nudged forward slightly then stopped and let out a long hiss as air brakes released pressure. The bus driver swung open the door. Out into the morning coastal mist stepped Janet Frakes, a beautiful young college coed wearing a light pink pillbox hat. A slight breeze fluttered open her dark blue wool coat to reveal a smartly tailored, pink suit. In her hand she carried a cute little blue train case. She caught the eye of several young college boys who were also getting off the bus. They undoubtedly would be surprised to learn that her train case was not filled with girly fu-fu makeup, but rather her molecular biology notes. The small piece of luggage was crammed full of notes for Janet's Humboldt State University senior project--ground breaking agricultural research on the development of hybrid sweet corn varieties.
Here's a wonderful circa 1960s-70s Boyle train case ready for travel or repurpose. This piece of luggage measures 14.5" X 9" X 8.5" plus handle height. It is made of plastic with simulated leather grain exterior and silver-tone hardware including two latches (sorry on keys). the interior is fully lined with quilted pink and blue nylon and the bottom is covered with clear plastic. There is a 8.5" X 4.75" mirror held in the lid by four elastic bands. The interior also has an elastic pocket and three elastic loops for holding bottles, brushes, etc.
This case in very good vintage condition. We found a few light travel scuffs and some very faint residual from a label or sticker. The interior is clean with no rips, holes or tears and no foul odors. We found a stain inside the lid from tape adhesive and noticed the elastic bands that hold the mirror seem a little stretched to us but they still hold the mirror in place.
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