$ 55.00

Vintage 1970s Sleeveless DressAbstract Silk Print in Cream, Brown & Tan, Matching Scarf

Approx. Size: Medium.  Please check measurements below.
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat
Shoulders: 16"  (40.5 cm)
Bust: 18"  (45.5 cm)
Waist: 20” (51 cm)
Hips:   20” (51 cm)
Length – Center Back: 28”  (71 cm)
Scarf:  92" x 10" (233 x 25.5 cm)

 

This vintage silk sleeveless dress was custom made for the original owner back in the 1970s.  The abstract print in cream, brown and tan is right in style.   Plus you get so many different looks when you add the matching scarf.  Use the scarf as a headband, scarf or shawl.  A-line dress is lined in matching cream silk.  Side zipper plus three snaps and two hooks at shoulder.  Scarf is double sided.

 

Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information. 

You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

 

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$ 58.00 $ 75.00

Vintage Coral Pink Enamel Heron Brooch with Clear Rhinestones

Madge can't say enough about this fabulous bird of paradise.  It's a 1980s tribute to the classic 1960s Hattie Carnegie heron brooch  The pinkish coral thermoset plastic body is such a beautiful color. Alternate wings have glitter embedded in the enamel for extra sparkle.  Small faceted aurora borealis rhinestones on the top of the comb and on the body.  Very detailed setting.  Gold metal perch and setting.  If you love birds and bling then this one is for you.  In the original Carnegie piece the tail feathers were all rhinestones as was the perch.  NOTE:  This piece is not by Hattie Carnegie.

One of a Kind Vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

Approx. Size: 3" x 1.5" (7.5 x 4 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

 

Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

 

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$ 95.00

Cream Wool Coat, Bullock Wilshire, Mayfair of California, Matching Scarf

Classic long coat in cream wool. Single breasted. Rounded. Size large cream plastic buttons. Integrated scarf attaches to the coat with a button on the back of the collar makes this coat perfect for the coldest of days. Two wedge pockets. Cream acetate lining. Dry clean only. 

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat so multiply by two:
Shoulders: 19" (48 cm)
Bust: 21" (53 cm)
Hips: 26” (66 cm)
Length – Center Back: 52” (132 cm)
Sleeve: 25” (63.5 cm)
Wrist: 8” (20 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Bullock Wilshire, Mayfair of California, Union Label

Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

 

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$ 85.00

1950s Breton Hat, Green Wool with Netting, Hat Size 21

Bright emerald green wool felt hat.  Smaller breton style with slightly upturned brims. This one looks great at a slight tilt.  Green netting with felt balls and sequins around the brim.  Green hatband and cord bow. lack stretch cord.  Black stretch cord in back for secure fit.  Label size 22 but please check measurements below.

Breton style which means a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.

Hat Size:  21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height: 3" (7.5 cm); Width of brim tapers from 1.5" - 2.5"  (4 - 6 cm)  

Condition: Very Good

Mark/Label:  George Innes Co., Wichita

 

HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

  1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
  2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
  3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

     

    Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

    You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

    If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos. 

     

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    $ 85.00

    Vintage Sally Victor Beret - Tam, Corduroy Paisley, Hat Size 22

    Madge just loves this hat.  Bright paisley in gold, red and green in corduroy - a very unusual look.  Interior structure allows the beret stand out from the face.  In total a very unique look.  Mustard yellow topknot loop.  Bright red lining.

    One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

    Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9.5" (24 cm); Height of Crown 2” (5 cm)

    Condition: Very good

    Mark/Label: Sally Victor Headlines

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size. 

     

    Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

    You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

    If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

      

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    $ 75.00

    Ladies Fedora, Wide Brim Navy Hat, White Leatherette Band, Hat Size 22

    Made just loves this wide brim fedora in navy blue.  White leatherette hatband with side bow.  Upturned brim in the back.  Fabulous three season look.  Now where are my navy spectator pumps?

    One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.   

    Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height of Crown 5” (12.5 cm); Width of brim:  3" in front" (7.5 cm)  

    Condition: Very good

    Mark/Label: Union Label

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

     

    Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

    You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

    If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

     

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    $ 65.00

    1970s Leslie James Tall Hat, Bright Blue, Hat Size 20.5

    Approx. Size: Hat Size: 20.5" (52 cm); Outside Diameter: 10" (25 cm); Height of Crown 9” (23 cm); Width of brim:  1.5" (4 cm)
    Condition: Very good
    Mark/Label: Leslie James

    One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.  

    Fabulous pop of color for those dreary winter days.  Glistening royal blue with snappy bright green hatband on one side and  upturned brim on the other.  Nappy wool looks like faux fur.  

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

     

    Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

    You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

    If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

     

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    $ 55.00

    Vintage Beret by Leslie James, Navy Wool, Hat Size 22

    The classic beret gets a fashion update by Leslie James with the back cord bow with faceted silver beads.  Soft navy wool.  

    One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.   

    Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9" (23 cm); Height of Crown 3” (7.5 cm)

    Condition: Very good

    Mark/Label: Leslie James

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

     

    Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

    You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

    If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

     

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    $ 55.00

    1950s Gray Wool Ladies Hat, by Leslie James, Hatpins, Netting, Hat Size 22

    Snazzy gray wool felt hat by famed milliner Leslie James. Upturned brim on each side.  Front tapers to the back. The salmon pink grosgrain ribbon hatband makes really inventive color combination with the gray body.  There are two separate hatpins.  In the front that is gray pearl bead; in the back a gray fabric knot.   Matching gray netting and wool cord bow at back.   Two inside combs and stretch cord for a secure fit.

    One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

    Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 10" (25 cm); Height of Crown 2” (5 cm); Width of Brim: 1.75" in front (4.5 cm)

    Condition: Very good

    Mark/Label: Leslie James California,  Woolf Brothers, Label size 22

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

     

    Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

    You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

    If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

     

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    $ 85.00

    1950s Breton Hat by Leslie James, Brown Velvet Polka Dot, Size 21

    Sophisticated Leslie James Breton in dark brown silk.  Brim is covered inside and out with rich velvet polka dots.  The polka dots vary in color depending on light refraction creating a stunning effect.  Brown wool felt crown.  Small brown bow. Two interior combs for a secure fit.

    Breton style which means a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.

    Hat Size:  21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 10.5" (26.5 cm); Height:  2.5" (6 cm)  

    Condition: Very Good

    Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Department Store (Wichita, KS)

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

       

      Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

      You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

      If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos. 

       

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      $ 85.00

      Leslie James Brown Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s

      Hat Size:  22" (56 cm); Total Diameter:  10.5" (26.5 cm); Height:  2" (5 cm)
      Condition: Very Good
      Mark/Label: Leslie James

       

      Fabulous dark brown dish hat by famed milliner Leslie James.  Brown felt with satin trimmed edge.  Large rhinestone detail.  Molded crown platform with comb for a secure fit.  The name dish hat comes from the flat round style.  Dish hats are flattering for almost everyone and can be worn straight or at a tilt.  Label size 22. 


      HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:
      1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
      2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
      3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

         

        Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

        You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

        If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.
         
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        $ 85.00

        Vintage 1950s Feathered Hat By Leslie JamesRed, White & Black Feathers, Netting

        Approx. Hat Size:  19" (48 cm); Total Diameter:  7" (17.5 cm); Height:  2" (5 cm)
        Condition: Very Good
        Mark/Label: Leslie James, Bridget Felt made in Italy

         

        Lovely feathered hat by Leslie James.  Bright red wool base with a crown of white and black feathers with a few red feathers sprinkled in.  Red topknot with netting. Two combs for a secure fit.

         

        HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

        1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
        2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
        3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

           

          Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

          You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

          If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.
           

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          $ 85.00

          Vintage 1950s Leslie James Bejeweled Hat, Size 21

          Approx. Hat Size:  21" (51 cm); Total Diameter: 12.5" (32 cm); Height:  3" (7.5 cm)
          Condition: Very Good
          Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Department Store (Wichita, KS)

          One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

          Unique vintage hat from Leslie James. Fabric base in an abstract floral print in brown green red and yellow.   Studded with sewn-on acrylic stars and tear drop jewels in red green, yellow and olive.  Large brown fabric hatpin.   Corded hatband with decorative bow.  Inside comb for a secure fit.   Label  size 22 but please check measurements below.   

            

          HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

          1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
          2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
          3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

             

            Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

            You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

            If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.
             

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            $ 65.00

            1980s Geiger Tyrol Red Wool Knit Jacket, Short Waist, Size 34

            Approximate Measurements Taken Flat so multiply by two:
            Shoulders: 16" (40.5 cm)
            Bust: 16" (40.5 cm)
            Waist: Stretches 14"-15" (35 - 38 cm)
            Length – Center Back: 53” (135.5 cm)
            Sleeve: 23" (58 cm)
            Wrist: Stretches 3"-4” (7 - 10 cm)

            Condition:  Like New

            Mark/Label: Geiger Tyrol on label plus metal plate on jacket front
             

            Vintage Item - Only one available -  Buy Now

            Fabulous bright red jacket from Geiger. This short waist, body hugging jacket will look great with this season's wide leg pants. The design and trim reminds Madge of a matador style jacket. Heavy wool in several different weaves that add interesting detail. Red Tyrol trim around neck and additional rope style wool trim on sleeves and front and back plackets. Broad shoulder with pads. Rib cuffs and hem. 6 antique gold metal buttons down the front with the extra button still stitched inside near the label. Label size 34 but please check measurements below.

             

            Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

            You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

            If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos. 

             

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            $ 55.00

            1940s Brown Pouch Handbag by Princess, Gold Crown Clasp

            Extraordinary 1940s fabric handbag from Princess. Pouch style in a medium brown. The focal point is the oversized crown snap close in gold metal. Beautiful brown satin lining with one main compartment plus a small pocket and an additional comb pocket, gold comb lock. Double straps. #FP126

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

            ITEM DETAILS
            Approx. Size: 8" x 7" x 3 (20 x 77.5 x 7.5 cm); Straps are 1" (2.5 cm) wide; 6" (15 cm) hang; Closure: 2" x 1" (5 x 2.5 cm)

            Condition: Very good, minor wear on metal closure

            Mark/Label: Bag by Princess

             

            Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

            You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

            If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.


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            $ 65.00

            1970s Whiting & Davis Silver Mesh Belt, Oversized Metal Buckle, Original Box

            Stylish Whiting & Davis silver mesh metal belt.  Mesh is very supple to easily fit to your curves.  Large squarish silver metal buckle.  Three holes.  With original box.

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

            Approx. Size: 
            Total length:  27"  (68.5 cm); Length to first hole: 22" (58.5 cm); Width: 1" (2.5 cm); Buckle:  2" x 2.5"  (5 x 6 cm)

            Condition: Very good

            Mark/Label: Whiting Davis Mesh Bags

            Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

             

            Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

            You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

            If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

             

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            $ 55.00

            Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Mesh Belt, Adjustable

            Fabulous gold mesh belt by Whiting & Davis.  Large gold metal buckle is loaded with sparkling rhinestones.  Large oval stone is surrounded by round then baguettes.  This belt does have some weight to it.  Adjustable down from maximum length.  A matching pair of Whiting & Davis earrings are available here.

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

            Approx. Size:  Total length:  29"  (73.5 cm); Width:  1" (2.5 cm); Buckle:  4"x .1"  (10 x 2.5 cm)   

            Condition: Very good

            Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Mesh Bags plus Whiting & Davis in script

            Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

             

            Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

            You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

            If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

             

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            $ 65.00

            Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Metal Mesh Clutch

            Classic gold metal mesh clutch from Whiting & Davis.  Top folds cover and closes with a beautiful rectangle of rhinestones.     Yellow lining with one main compartment plus an additional small pocket. 

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

            Approx. Size: 8" x 4" x 2"  (23 x 12.5 cm)

            Condition: Very good

            Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Co. Mesh Bags, made in USA

            Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

             

            Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

            You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

            If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

             

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            $ 75.00

            1980s Whiting & Davis Gold Metal & Rhinestone Clutch

            Stylish metal demilune clutch in bright gold metal.  Decorative rhinestone V on the front side.  Two gold metal tabs snap close on the top.  Gold chain lets you hang this one from your shoulder or tuck it in when you want use this one as a clutch.  Fabric lined with ric rac trim.  One compartment.  This specific mark dates this clutch from the 1980s.

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

            Approx Size: 8" x 4" x 2"  (20 x 10 x 9 cm); 48" (56 cm) hang    

            Condition: Very good

            Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis International, made in Hong Kong

            Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

             

            Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

            You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

            If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

             

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            $ 55.00

            Large Rhinestone Oval Brooch, Art Deco DesignSilver Metal Setting, Vintage Wedding

            Approx. Size: 3" x 2.25" (7.5 x 5.5 cm)
            Condition: Very good
            Mark/Label: None

             

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.


            Unique oval shape makes this brooch a real standout. Large brooch with brilliant clear rhinestones. Large navette center stone is surrounded by smaller round rhinestones. More large navettes fan out from the center. Shiny silver metal setting really sets off the design. Tone down the rest of your outfit and let this piece sing a solo. Unmarked but very well made. #CA-JP62

             

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            $ 52.00

            Vintage 1940s Coro Victorian Revival Mourning Cameo

            Approx. Size: 2" x 1.75" (5 x 4.5 cm)
            Condition: Very good
            Mark/Label: Coro, design patent # 121349

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

            This Victorian revival brooch from Coco is breathtaking in it's detail. Oval black glass cameo set in a gold metal rectangular "picture frame" setting. Small ring of pearl beading around the outside of the cameo. Wear as a brooch or hang from your favorite strand of pearls. Design patent number is dates from 1940. #CA-
             

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            $ 55.00

            Victorian Revival Black Mourning Cameo Brooch

            Stunning black and white brooch in the style of a a Victorian mourning brooch. Large oval brooch hangs from a highly detailed bar pin with a coordinating flower cameo. Highly detailed openwork antique gold metal setting. #CA-JP90

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

            Approx. Size: 3" long x 2.5" (7.5 x 6.5 cm)

            Condition: Very good

            Mark/Label: Crown symbol. Researching mark. Possibly Premiere Designs.

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            $ 95.00

            Vintage Rena Lange Long Vest, Brown Wool with Fringe

            Sensational long knit vest from Rena Lange. Patchwork knit of different shades of brown. Madge loves all of the knit fringed on the collar, lapel, armholes and along the bottom. You can wear this piece in so many different ways. Perfect over jeans or dress it up with pants or a long skirt. Open vest with two pockets. #FD72

            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

            Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
            Shoulders: 16" (40.5 cm)
            Bust: 18" ( 46 cm) - open vest so can go larger
            Hip: 21.5" (54.5 cm)
            Length – Center Back: 23.5” (60 cm)

            Condition: Very good

            Mark/Label: Rena Lange

            Founded in Munich in 1916 as a lingerie shop, the Rena Lange house become famous for their luxury knitwear and designer fashion. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2014.

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            $ 64.00

            Large 1980s Round Rhinestone Brooch

            Bring on the ultimate bling! Large round brooch with brilliant clear rhinestones. Large round center stone is surrounded by 10 flawless pear shaped round rhinestones. Smaller stones fan out in concentric circles. Shiny silver metal setting really sets off the design. Tone down the rest of your outfit and let this piece sing a solo. Unmarked but very well made. 


            One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

            Approx. Size: 2.5" (6.5 cm) diameter

            Condition: Very good

            Mark/Label: None

            Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

            You may hold an item for 24 hours. A longer hold requires a 20% refundable deposit Layaway is available.

            If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail photos.

             

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