Fabulous vintage gifts for guys & gals from $50 - $100.

$ 55.00

Vintage 1960s Sweater, Pink Floral Embroidery, Cavanagh Virgin Islands

Elaborate floral embroidery in several shades of pink makes this sweater a stand out for spring

Approx. Size: Label size 42, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good, beading is intact. One small stain on lining. Not noticeable when worn.

Mark/Label: Cavanagh's St. Thomas Virgin Islands

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The angora makes this sweater super soft. Intricate pink flowers on front, wrists and back. Nine round ball pearl buttons. Ribbed wrists and bottom. White nylon lining in bodice for ultimate comfort. From Cavanagh's, Virgin Islands. 70% wool. 20% angora, 10% nylon (lining)


Virginia Cavanagh traveled the world buying clothing and accessories for her chain of shops in the Caribbean popular with American tourists. She specialized in beaded sweaters and cocktail wear made in Hong Kong and Thai silk clothing. Know for having "Famous Labels from 50 Countries".



Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 16" (43 cm)
Bust: 18" (45.5 cm)
Bottom: 17" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 22½” (57 cm)
Sleeve: 22½ " (57 cm)
Wrist: 4” (10 cm)

 

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$ 55.00

Vintage 1960s White Beaded Angora Sweater, Made in Hong Kong

Hand done micro beading

Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Good, beading is intact and sweater is in good shape. Some staining and discoloration on the lining.

Mark/Label: Hand Decorated Dragon House of Hong Kong

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Beautiful cream sweater with elaborate white beading. 70% wool, 20% angora. The angora makes this sweater super soft. Seven metal hook and eyes down the front. Ribbed wrists and bottom. White nylon lining in bodice for ultimate comfort. Hong Kong was famous for their high quality beadwork in the 1950s and 1960s. #FD116

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 19" (48 cm)
Bust: 21" (53 cm)
Bottom: 17" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 23” (58 cm)
Sleeve: 21" (53 cm)
Wrist: 3 ½” (9 cm)

 

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$ 75.00

Vintage 1960s Beaded Sweater/Cardigan by Blairmoor, Black & White Beading, Bumble Bees

Delightful bumble bees decorate this vintage sweater

Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good, beading is intact.

Mark/Label: Full Fashioned by Blairmoor Original, Mazet Yarn by Milliken of 100% Orlon

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Beautiful white Orlon acrylic sweater with delightful bumble bee beading in black and white. Additional Intricate white beading around the wrists and bottom Nine round ball pearl buttons. Ribbed wrists and bottom. White nylon lining for ultimate comfort. #FD119

Blairmoor was a major sweater manufacturer in the 1950s and 1960s. The company was purchased by Koret in 1967. Orlon is a synthetic acrylic developed by Dupont in the early 1950s.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 16" (43 cm)
Bust: 20" (50 cm)
Bottom: 15" (38 cm)
Length – Center Back: 21” (53 cm)
Sleeve: 22 ½ " (57 cm)
Wrist: 3 ½” (9 cm)

 

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$ 55.00

Vintage 1960s Beaded Angora Sweater/Cardigan, Yellow, White Flower Beading

Angora makes this sweater super soft

Approx. Size: Label size 42, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good, beading is intact. One small stain on lining. Not noticeable when worn.

Mark/Label: Cavanagh's St. Thomas Virgin Islands

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Beautiful pale yellow with white floral beading. 70% wool, 20% angora. The angora makes this sweater super soft. Intricate white floral beading on front and sleeves. White sequins with aurora borealis coating around the neck and down the label. Eight round ball pear buttons. Ribbed wrists and bottom. White nylon lining in bodice for ultimate comfort. From Cavanagh's St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. 


Virginia Cavanagh traveled the world buying clothing and accessories for her chain of shops in the Caribbean. She specialized in beaded sweaters and cocktail wear made in Hong Kong for women and Thai silk clothing for men and women. Know for having "Famous Labels from 50 Countries".


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 16" (43 cm)
Bust: 19.5" (48 cm)
Bottom: 15" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 19” (51 cm)
Sleeve: 19 ½ " (48 cm)
Wrist: 3 ½” (9 cm)

 

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$ 75.00

Vintage 1960s Beaded Sweater/Cardigan, Dark Royal Blue, Lined, White Floral Beading, Hong Kong

Exquisitely made - Very rare color

Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good, beading is intact

Mark/Label: Phoenix Arts, Ambassador Hotel Arcade, Kowloon Hong Kong

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Amazing 1960s beaded sweater in dark royal blue wool knit. Very rare color. intricate floral beading on front, sleeves and back. Coordinating border beading around neck, wrists and bottom. Eight round navy buttons. The bottom buttonhole is in the blue ribbed knit at the bottom. White nylon lining. Make in Hong Kong, which was know the quality of it's beadwork in the 1950s and 1960s. Originally purchased at Phoenix Arts in the Ambassador Hotel Arcade. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 17" (43 cm)
Bust: 19" (48 cm)
Bottom: 17" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 20” (51 cm)
Sleeve: 19" (48 cm)
Wrist: 3.5” (9 cm)

 

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$ 55.00

Crown Trifari Silver Ribbon Necklace, Blue Sapphire Rhinestones, Birthday Series

This necklace dresses up or down and is the essence of pretty

Approx. Size: 15.5" long including 2" extender; .25" wide (39 x .65 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Trifari mark on hook plus Crown T metal tag

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Gorgeous silver ribbon necklace from Trifari. From their birthday series this choker represents September with its dark blue sapphire rhinestone fluerette flowers ( mini mums) in between the satin silver metal links.

 

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$ 95.00

1960s Black Fedora by Cavanagh Edge, Original Hat Box, Marshall Fields, Hat Size 7 1/8

Did you know statistics show that 8,497,585 hats were picked up in error.  Don't let it happen to you!

Approx. Hat Size: 7 1/8 (22 3/8") (56.8 cm); Outside Diameter: 14" x 12" (35.5 x 30.5 cm); Height of Crown 5" (12.5 cm); Width of Brim: 1" (2.5 cm)

Condition: Hat is in very good shape. Hatbox is damaged but serviceable.

Mark/Label: Cavanagh Hats, Made in Canada under license, Meyers & McCarthy Ft. Wayne Indiana

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Classic men's black wool felt fedora by Cavanagh with original hatbox. Narrow, slightly upturned brim. Wide grosgrain ribbon hatband style was made famous in the 1960s by Frank Sinatra. Made by one of the most important men's hat makers. Leather sweatband. Check out the "don't take my hat card inside the hatband. Styled with the distinctive Cavanagh Edge, a proprietary design for a hand-felted welted edge.  http://bit.ly/2odowPq

Check out this fascinating article on Cavanagh and their Edge technique

 

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$ 75.00

Vintage Coral Pink Enamel Heron Brooch with Clear Rhinestones

1980s tribute to the classic 1960s Hattie Carnegie heron brooch  

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

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

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Madge can't say enough about this fabulous bird of paradise.  IThe 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.

 

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$ 95.00

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

Hand matching scarf attaches to the coat.

Approx. Size:  Medium, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Bullock Wilshire, Mayfair of California, Union Label

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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. 

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)

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$ 85.00

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

This bright emerald green hat is so festive.

Approx. 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

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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.

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.

Innes was a major department store in Wichita, Kansas

 

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$ 85.00

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

Corduroy makes this beret so interesting

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

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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.

  

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$ 75.00

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

The white hatband makes this hat really pop.

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

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

 

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$ 65.00

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

Fabulous pop of color for those dreary winter days

Approx. Hat Size: 20.5" (52 cm); Outside Diameter: 10" (25 cm); Crown 9” (23 cm); Brim Width:  1.5" (4 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Leslie James

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Glistening royal blue with snappy bright green hatband on one side and  upturned brim on the other.  Nappy wool looks like faux fur.  

 

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$ 55.00

1950s Gray Wool Ladies Hat with Hatpins & Netting, Hat Size 22

Snazzy gray wool felt hat by famed milliner Leslie James

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

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The salmon pink grosgrain ribbon hatband makes really inventive color combination with the gray body.  Upturned brim on each side.  Front tapers to the back. 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. 

 

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$ 85.00

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

Brown on brown polka dots make this Breton a standout

Approx. 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)

 

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.

 

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$ 85.00

Leslie James Brown Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s

Fabulous dark brown dish hat by famed milliner Leslie James.

Approx. Hat Size:  22" (56 cm); Total Diameter:  10.5" (26.5 cm); Height:  2" (5 cm)

Condition: Very Good

Mark/Label: Leslie James

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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. 

 
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$ 85.00

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

Lovely feathered hat by Leslie James

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

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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.

 

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$ 85.00

Vintage 1950s Leslie James Bejeweled Hat, Size 21

Unique vintage hat from Leslie James.

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)

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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.   

 

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$ 55.00

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

Fabulous bright red jacket from Geiger

Approx. Size Small, but please check measurements

Condition:  Like New

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

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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.

Approx. Measurements Taken Flat:
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)

 

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$ 55.00

1940s Brown Pouch Handbag by Princess, Gold Crown Clasp

You're the vintage princess with this extraordinary 1940s purse

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

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Pouch style fabric purse in  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

 

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$ 65.00

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

Glamorous metal mesh

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

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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.


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.

 

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$ 55.00

Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Mesh Belt, Adjustable

Fabulous gold mesh belt by Whiting & Davis.

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

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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.



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.

 

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$ 65.00

Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Metal Mesh Clutch

Classic gold clutch.

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

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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. 

 

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.

 

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$ 75.00

1980s Whiting & Davis Gold Metal & Rhinestone Clutch

Stylish metal demilune clutch in bright gold metal

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

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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.

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.

 

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