$ 145.00

1920s Beaded Purse, Swag Gray Glass Beading, Flapper Style

Channel your inner flapper with this stunning vintage evening bag from the 1920s.

Approx. Size:  8.5" x 7" (21.5 x 17.5 cm); 7" hang (17.5 cm)

Condition:  Very good, all beads are intact and drawstring pulls correctly. Black fabric lining has been replaced. 

Mark/Label: None

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

 

Swag beading features tiny gray glass beads set in single thread rows.  These rows are lined up in vertical columns that gradually widen to the bottom of the purse.   The rows of beads are tightly drawn allowing the black knit fabric to show between the columns. Double drawstring cord.  Pouch style purse. This one is in amazing condition. Black fabric lining has been replaced. 

 

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$ 28.00

1960s Etra Black Suede Evening Bag, Gold Embossed Metal Frame, Double Gold Chain

Intricate gold embossing on purse frame

Approx. Size: 9" x 10" x 2" (23 x 25.5 x 5 cm); Chain adjusts from 6" to 12" (16 - 30.5 cm)

Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age

Mark/Label: Etra Genuine Leather

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Black suede evening bag by Etra. Elaborate gold embossing on the rounded purse frame. Double gold chain may is adjustable. Gold hardware, kiss close and feet. One main compartment plus one small pocket.

Etra Handbags was started by Sherman Etra in the 1940s. Etra was a prominent manufacturer of better mid-priced handbags through the 1970s.

 

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$ 12.00

Lime Green Evening Bag - Clutch, Silver Chain

Lovely lime green color.

Approx. Size: 10" x 4.5"; (25 x 11 cm) 7" hang (17.5 cm)

Condition: Good

Mark/Label: Made in China

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

 

Lovely small evening bag or clutch in lime green polyester satin. Silver hardware and chain strap. Matching green fabric is woven through the chain. Silver kiss close. One main compartment plus one small pocket. 


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$ 125.00

1950s Silver Metal Mesh Clutch by Whiting & Davis

Beautiful Whiting and Davis silver metal mesh clutch.

Approx. Size: 8" x 5" x 1.5"  (20 x 12.5 x 4 cm)  

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label:   Whiting & Davis Co. Mesh Bags, made in USA, #2983 stamped on frame, fabric label

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

 

Large rhinestone and silver metal fold-over closure. Silver metal purse frame. Light gray lining with one main compartment and 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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$ 45.00

1980s Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Metal Mesh Purse

Classic Whiting & Davis.  Love the orange silk lining

Approx. Size: 7" x 5" x 1.5"  (17.5 x 12.5 x 4 cm); 5" Hang (12.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

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

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Pretty gold metal mesh purse from Whiting & Davis.   Art Nouveau Fabric and rhinestone trim on the front.  Gold kiss close and gold metal cord chain.   Lovely orange lining with one main compartment and a 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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$ 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

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

 

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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$ 32.00

Whiting & Davis Black Metal Mesh Shoulder Bag

Approx. Size: 8" x 5.5" x 3"  (20 x 14 x 25 cm); 20" hang (51 cm) 

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis on lining, UK Patent #s on snap, 1519246 & 0973682

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Stylish small shoulder bag in black metal mesh from Whiting & Davis.  Long black leather strap makes this a great cocktail bag for dancing the night away.  One main compartment with an additional small inside pocket.  Top zipper closure with Whiting & Davis gold metal tag.  Black lining.

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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$ 195.00

Mary Frances Handbag, Chartreuse Lizard Print, Toucan, Floral Beading, Style #4929

This is such a fun bag from Mary Frances

Approx. Size:  12"x 4.5" 2.5" (30.5 x 11.5 x 6 cm);  12" hang  (30.5 cm)   

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Mary Frances label & brass tag, Style #4929

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Bright chartreuse green lizard print leather handbag decorated with leather retro flower appliqué and a large beaded toucan with black tail feathers. Additional floral beading completes the design.  One large compartment. Black leather and gold chain strap. Floral snap closure.  Style #4929.

Mary Frances grew up being influenced by the vibrant spirit and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area. For over two decades she has taken her vision and passion for fashion design and forged them into an international venture using artistic influences from around the globe.    Fans of the Mary Frances handbags are as varies as her handbags. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston... and the list goes on. Mary Frances' whimsical designs famed for their collaboration between fabric, texture, unique materials, and colors have fueled her soaring popularity.

 

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$ 60.00

Mary Frances Handbag, Tan Leather, Lizard Print Ruffles

Lovin' the ruffles

Approx. Size:   11"x 9"x 3" (28 x 23 x 7.5 cm); 12" (30.5 cm) hang

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Mary Frances

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Fabulous Mary Frances handbag in tan leather covered in layers of lizard print fabric in tan, brown and silver.  Beading at the top of the bag on both sides in earthtones. Additional large faux stones on the front side. Tan leather strap.  Zipper closure with beaded leather pulls.  One large compartment with two smaller pockets.

 

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$ 195.00

Mary Frances Embellished Black & White Leather Handbag

Luxurious white leather handbag by Mary Frances

Approx. Size:  12" x 6" x 3" (30.5 x 15 x 75 cm);  20" ( 51 cm) hang

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Mary Frances, Made in Philippines

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Leather is textured in an alligator style. Bag is embellished with lovely black beading. Black silk ribbon spray.  Silver hardware with a butterfly at the snap close.    Black bead strap.  Black fabric lining.  One large compartment and one small pocket.

 

Mary Frances grew up being influenced by the vibrant spirit and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area. For over two decades she has taken her vision and passion for fashion design and forged them into an international venture using artistic influences from around the globe.   Fans of the Mary Frances handbags are as varies as her handbags. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston... and the list goes on. Mary Frances' whimsical designs famed for their collaboration between fabric, texture, unique materials, and colors have fueled her soaring popularity.

 

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$ 229.00

Leather & Zebra Print Baguette by Mary Frances

Fabulous dark brown leather baguette from Mary Frances

Approx. Size:   12" x 5" x 2.5" (30.5 x 12 cm); 17" ( 43 cm) hang

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Mary Frances, Made in Philippines

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 Brown and white pony top in a zebra print. Metal conchos with amber tone rhinestones.  Large brooch style detail on front. Large brown suede tassel.  Orange, rust, amber and green beading.  Gold metal chain & leather strap, snap close.  One large compartment.

 
Mary Frances grew up being influenced by the vibrant spirit and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area. For over two decades she has taken her vision and passion for fashion design and forged them into an international venture using artistic influences from around the globe. 
Fans of the Mary Frances handbags are as varies as her handbags. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston... and the list goes on. Mary Frances' whimsical designs famed for their collaboration between fabric, texture, unique materials, and colors have fueled her soaring popularity.

 

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$ 295.00

Mary Frances Handbag - Black Leather Baguette

This sumptuous baguette by Mary Frances has it all

Approx. Size:   12" x 5" x 2";  17" hang 

Condition:  Like New

Mark/Label:  Mary Frances, Made in Phillipines

One of a Kind Item – Get it before it's gone

 

Black leather body embellished with gold metal "cameos", heavy beading in black & white quartz and a faceted amber teardrop hanging from each corner. Faux lizard pattern on back.  Fold-over beaded snap close.  Black and white floral fabric lining.  Beaded chain strap. One large compartment and one small pocket.

 
Mary Frances grew up being influenced by the vibrant spirit and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area. For over two decades she has taken her vision and passion for fashion design and forged them into an international venture using artistic influences from around the globe. Fans of the Mary Frances handbags are as varies as her handbags. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston... and the list goes on. Mary Frances' whimsical designs famed for their collaboration between fabric, texture, unique materials, and colors have fueled her soaring popularity.

 

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$ 22.00

1960s White Beaded Handbag, La Regale Hong Kong

Hong Kong was known for their quality bead work in the 1950s and 1960s

Approx. Size:  12" x 9.5" x 2.5" (30.5 x 24 x 6 cm); chain hang: 17" (43 cm)

Condition: Moderate wear commensurate with age. Lining is soiled.

Label: La Regale, Hong Kong

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Fabulous 60s beaded handbag by La Regale. Hand beaded with White plastic beads. Gold metal chain and hardware.  White plastic with moonglow trim. One Main compartment plus one small and one zipper pocket.  Silk lining.  

 

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1940s Brown Corde Purse from Lamar

A perfect small purse in elaborate brown corde

Approx. Size: 7" x 3.5" x 3 (18 x 9 x 7.5 cm); Strap: 1" wide (2.5 cm); 4" hang (10 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Lamar

Small corde purse in chocolate brown. Gold metal hardware. Perfect size for just the party essentials such as lipstick, id and money. Will fit small cellphones. Corde is a process where gimp thread is woven into intricate patterns on a backing fabric. Very long wearing. One compartment. Zipper close. Lamar mark on zipper pull. 

 

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$ 24.00

Mid Century Evening Bag, Black Beading, Gold Metal Cord

Sophisticated beaded bag

Approx. Size:  6.5" x 5"; 4" hang  (16.5 x 13 cm)

Condition: Very Good. All beading is intact. No rips, tears or stains

Mark/Label: None

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Evening bag covered in back beads in a tight concentric pattern. Silver metal chain strap. Fabric lining with one main compartment and a small zipper pocket. Silver strap is tarnished which may indicate that it is silver plate. Metal purse frame with silver ball clasp. 

 

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$ 28.00

70s Cocktail Purse, Gray Leather, Gold Metal Chain

1970s Cocktail purse with gold metal chain in a beautiful tone of gray. Gold metal link chain strap. Round leather and gold medallion at metal snap closure. Gold metal hardware. Chain may be put inside to use has clutch. Black silk lining and one compartment.

SIZE: Hat Size: 21"; Outside Diameter: 16"; Height of Crown 3"; Width of Brim:

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

 

 

$ 26.00

1960s Beaded Evening Clutch, Dark Blue Beads on Red Satin

Elaborate blue beading on this red satin clutch makes a very unique look

Approx. Size: 13" x 8" (33 x 20 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

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Vintage evening clutch with rows of beads in dark blue in a wave pattern. Bright red satin lining shows through the beading for a cool dimensional look. One compartment and one pocket. Gold metal zipper closure.  

 

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