Samsonite – Number on Short Side

This is one of two molds that uses the Samsonite Open O logo and has a mold number on the short side only. Both types are easy to separate (by mold pip location, pat pend mark and mold number font).

Logo: Open O logo within ring. Many of the stud logo’s look very poor. Some are off-center.
Material: CA, ABS
Wall type: Thick
Inner ribs: none
Inner tubes: with rounded bottom
Flowrib / center line inside top surface: No
Mold pip: short side just above the center
Mold position numbers: 1 to 24
Intellectual property protection: Faint Pat pend
Colors known:

  • CA: red
  • ABS: red, white, blue

Remarkable features:

Unanswered Questions

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