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We had these exact hard-sided brown Samsonsite cases! Blows my mind, like Jenny says, that this didnโ€™t take off until the 70s. And no retractable handles until the 80s - madness.

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Those brown Samsonite hard cases were the height of sophistication! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Another illuminating story! Iโ€™ve loved every one. As a Gen Xer, I feel them hit just right. Keep up the great work!

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Thank you, Lisa! Youโ€™ve made my day! ๐Ÿ˜€

And I promise there will be more Gen X-inspired stories to come!

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Jan 6, 2023Liked by Beth Collier

And I thought it was Samsonite! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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But now I know while all the ATA flight attendants had TravelPro bags!

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Loved this Beth! Canโ€™t believe this didnโ€™t take off until the 70s xx

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Thanks, Jenny! Itโ€™s wild to think Neil Armstrong would have had to carry his suitcase on the moon! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ”๐Ÿ˜‚

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We still have a disappearing milk bottle! :)

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