Palmer's First catalog featured two cases. "A" held one cue with one shaft, and "B" held one cue with two shafts. These were classic luggage-style cases, made from hardwood plywood, vinyl, and foam rubber. The "B" case was nicely stitched and came with quality locking latches. The very early latches are double wide.
There were no logo's on these original early cases and they are distinguished by the lack of steel case corners. The interior was lined in velour offered in various colors, usually black, red, or purple. The cases were made to Palmer's specifications by the Fine Brothers Company in Brooklyn, who continued to make cases for Palmer for many years to come.
These old cases proved to be durable except the foam backing in the lid tends to break down over the years and often need to be replaced.