Globe-Trotter Suit Case Co
of 148-154 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1. Telephone: Clerkenwell 4913. Cables: "Glotrunk, London"
1897 Globe-Trotter was founded in Saxony, Germany, by an Englishman called David Nelkin.
In 1901, he moved to London with the company. Notable people who have used Globe-Trotter include Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who used it for her honeymoon luggage; Winston Churchill, who, as Chancellor of the Exchequer, used an attaché as his Despatch Case.
1947 Advert for "Globe-Trotter" 'The World's most famous Suit Case. The choice of Experienced Travellers'. Manufacturers of "Globe-Trotter" Luggage - Trunks, Suit Cases, Wardrobe Suit Cases, Hat Cases, Attaché Cases, etc. (Leather Goods Section - Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 467G) 
1951 Sir Edmund Hillary took Globe-Trotter suit cases to the base camp of Everest.
Sources of Information
- 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 353; and p117