$ 25.00

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
One of a kind - Buy Now.

  • 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 and is very long wearing.
  • One compartment. Zipper close. Lamar mark on zipper pull. 

 

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$ 28.00

1950s Black & Silver Crochet Drawstring Purse, Wooden Beads

Be the fun girl at the party with this round crochet purse from the 1950s
Approx. Size (cm): Bottom diameter: 7" (17.5); 6" (15.25) tall; 6" hang; metal tips: 2" (5).
Condition: Very good .
Mark/Label: None. 
Only One -  Buy Now.
  • Unique round vintage purse/handbag from the 1950s.  
  • Knitted black fabric with silver stripes.
  • Wide middle silver stripe is loaded with beads in red, gold and /green.
  • Fabric drawstrings with silver metal tips.  
  • One large compartment.
 

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$ 28.00

70s Cocktail Purse, Gray Leather, Gold Metal Chain

This vintage evening bag is in a beautiful tone of gray.
Approx. Size: 9" x6" (23 x 15 cm) ; 5" hang (12.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage piece - Get it before it’s gone.


1970s evening bag 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 as clutch. Black silk lining and one compartment. 

 

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$ 28.00

Patchwork Leopard Bucket Shoulder Bag

Fun gold vinyl patchwork bag.
Approx. Size: 13" x 11" x 4" (33 x 28 x 10 cm)
Strap is adjustable up to a 23" (58 cm) hang. Strap doubles as you make it smaller.
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: None
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Fabulous faux leather adjustable shoulder bag in a patchwork pattern of shiny gold, brown and leopard print. Drawstring close. One large compartment and one small zipper pouch. 

 

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$ 28.00

1960s Brown Faux Leather Saddlebag Handbag by JR Florida, Julius Resnick

Right-in-style vintage saddlebag handbag in textured brown faux leather
Approx. Size: 10" x 8"; 21" (25.5 x 20 x 53 cm) strap; 9" (23 cm) hang.
Condition: Very good, minor wear on metal closure.
Mark/Label: JR Florida, Made in USA (Julius Resnick).
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

  • Saddlebag style handbag in textured brown faux leather.
  • 3 compartments, one of which is has a zipper.
  • Matching strap with double chain detail. Beautiful gold metal twist close. 

 

Julius Resnick was a pioneer in imitation leather bags made from vinyl. The company was founded in 1933 and based in New York City. In the 1950s Resnick retired to Florida and started producing handbags in Hialeah. The company is still in business.

 

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1960s Brown Knit Purse, Pink Glove Appliqué 1960s Brown Knit Purse, Pink Glove Appliqué
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$ 32.00

1960s Brown Knit Purse, Pink Glove Appliqué

Wacky brown knit drawstring purse.  Check out the felt glove appliqué

Approx. Size: Bag is 6" x 4" (15 x 4 cm); drawstrings: 8" (20 cm) hang

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

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

 
Cute pink felt appliqué of a purse and gloves, all edged in silver sequins. The bottom has more sequins, this time a circle of multicolor one. This one is probably homemade. Plastic disk in bottom for stability.

 

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$ 32.00

Mid Century Evening Bag, Black Beading, Gold Metal Cord

Sophisticated beaded bag.
Approx. Size (cm):  6.5" x 5" 16.5 x 13); 4" hang (10)
Condition: Very Good. All beading is intact. No rips, tears or stains.
Mark/Label: None.
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.
  • Vintage 1950s 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.
  • The silver strap is slightly tarnished which may indicate that it is silver plate.
  • Metal purse frame with a silver kiss clasp. 

 

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$ 45.00

Mid-Century Brown Crochet Structured Box Handbag

Fun 1950s crochet handbag.
Approx. Size: 9.5" x 4" x 3"  (24 x 10 x 7.5 cm)
Condition: Very good . 
Mark/Label:  None.
Get it before it's gone.

  • Structured box bag with brown plastic handle.  
  • Brown Crochet box.
  • Gold metal hardware and feet.
  • Orange fabric lining.  
  • One large compartment.

 

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$ 45.00

Mid Century Red Velvet Structured Handbag by Markay Bags

Sumptuous structured box handbag in bright red velvet.
Approx. Size (cm): 12" x 5.5" x 3" (30.5 x 14 x 7.5);  5" (12.5) hang  
Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age. One small spot on back see second photo.
Mark/Label: MB, Markay Bags, USA.
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

  • Red velvet structured handbag.
  • Gold metal ring decoration, hardware and feet.
  • Interesting strap design with the single strap doubled back.    
  • One large compartment and one smaller zipper pocket.  
  • Flap latch closure.  
  • Don't you just love the fancy lining pattern in black, gold and silver?  

Markay was a major American manufacturer active 1940s - 1970s

  

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$ 45.00

1940s Brown Pouch Handbag by Princess, Gold Crown Clasp

You're the vintage princess with this extraordinary 1940s purse
Approx. Size (cm): 8" x 7" x 3 (20 x 77.5 x 7.5); Straps are 1" (2.5) wide; 6" (15) hang; Closure: 2" x 1" (5 x 2.5).
Condition: Very good, minor wear on metal closure. 
Mark/Label: Bag by Princess. 
One of a kind. Get it before it’s gone.

  • Pouch style fabric vintage 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.

 

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Mid Century Structured Handbag by Dofan France, Navy Leather Mid Century Structured Handbag by Dofan France, Navy Leather
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$ 45.00

Mid Century Structured Handbag by Dofan France, Navy Leather

A beautifully structured handbag in navy calf leather

Approx. Size: 6 3/4" high x 9"' across x 2 1/2" wide at bottom.

Condition: There is a small area of clear finish loss at the lefthand top corner of outside pocket, approx. the size of a quarter. The navy color is not affected, just the clear coat. Minor wear on the bottom.

Mark/Label: Dofan France, Genuine Leather

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Very dark navy, almost black. Double handles with four interior and one exterior pocket. Cool mid-century latch with gold-tone metal front corner hardware.


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$ 55.00

Harry Levine Black Patent Clutch / Evening Bag with Gold Chain

A fine example of Harry Levine handbags.
Approx. Size (cm): 6" x 8" (15 x 20); 4.5" hang (11.5)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: HL, made in USA
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

  • Black patent leather clutch or evening bag.
  • White enamel art deco design on the top of the purse frame. 
  • The thin gold chain can be used or tucked in. 
  • Gold hardware with kiss closure. 
  • One compartment. 


HL is the mark for the Harry Levine Corp, a New York City maker of finer handbags. The company was in business from the 1940s through the early 1980s.

     

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    $ 85.00

    Aligante Alligator Shoulder Bag

    There are alligator bags and then there are ALLIGATOR bags.  
    Approx. Size (cm):  10" x 7" x 3" (25.5 x 18 x 7.5); max hang 17" (43)
    Condition: Good, minor wear on straps commensurate with age.
    Mark/Label: Aligante - New Yor.k 
    Only One - Buy Now.
    • Alicante Leather Goods handcrafted these unique alligator bags in the 1950s - 1960s with the head and tail intact.  
    • Glass eyes.  
    • The shoulder bag is a structured hard box.  
    • One main compartment plus one small zipper pouch. 
    • Strap adjusts from double hand to single shoulder.

     

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    $ 195.00

    ON LAYAWAY. Authentic Vintage Fendi Handbag, Black Pinstripe Leather

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    Authentic Fendi tote style handbag
    Approx. Size: 14" x 10" 3"   (35.5 x 25 x 7.5 cm)
    Condition: Good.  Minor wear on edges of bag.
    Mark/Label:  Fendi, Reversed F's Roma Italy
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    • 1980s Fendi handbag in black pinstripe leather.  
    • Beautiful black on black pinstripe leather.
    • One large compartment with a small inside pocket with a zipper closeure
    • Snap closure on top.
    • Double Leather strap handles embossed with Fendi - Roma - 1925 - Italy.
    • Additional detachable shoulder strap.
    • Perfect to also use as a briefcase for tablet or notebook computer. gold metal hardware.

     

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    $ 195.00

    1990s Liz Claiborne Tote Style Handbag

    Authentic Liz Claiborne tote style handbag
    Approx. Size (cm): 17" x 12" 5" (43 x 30.5 x 13); 9" diameter handles (23)
    Condition: Good.  Two small spots on one side.  See the second photo
    Mark/Label:  Liz Claiborne, made in Phillippines
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    • Fabric tote bag by Liz Claiborne.
    • Tan Leather trim.
    • Large wooden hoop handles.
    • tan & cream, round wood handles, snap close.
    • One large compartment, one small zipper.
    • 53.8% olefin; 46.2% cotton.

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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
    One of a Kind – Buy Now.

    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 Philippines.
    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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    $ 295.00

    Missoni Knit Satchel Messenger-style Shoulder Bag from Ebony Fashion Fair

    Fun and stylish knit handbag by Missoni in their classic zig zag knit pattern

    Approx. Size 14" x 15"; strap 1"; total hang 20"

    Condition: Very good

    Mark/Label: Missoni, made in Italy

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    Missoni satchel style knit handbag in brown, tan, cream and gray. Wool, mohair and nylon.  Fold over top with no clasp. One large compartment. Woven strap. Tan fabric lining. This cap was used in an Ebony Fashion Fair.


    Missoni is a high-end Italian fashion house based in Varese, and known for its colorful knitwear designs. The company was founded by Ottavio ("Tai") and Rosita Missoni in 1953.

    Eunice Johnson founded the Ebony Fashion Fair (EFF) in 1958. Johnson was co-owner, with her husband, of Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Company, the publisher of Ebony Magazine. The annual fashion show featured male and female models of mostly African-American descent modeling fashions from top European designers such as: Yves St Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, Pierre Cardin, Paco Rabanne, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino and Emanuel Ungaro. Johnson's aim was to bring high fashion couture to the African-American woman who often didn't have access to the best shops.

    Many African-American fashion designers got their start with the show including Stephen Burrows, Patrick Kelly and Willi Smith. The EFF ended in 2009 after the death of Eunice Johnson. Since her passing, Johnson Publishing has been gradually deaccessioning the fashion archive. This collection from Madge includes some of the last pieces that will be made available.


    A coordinating Missoni knit cap shown in the photos is available here

      

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    Authentic Gucci Train Case, Black Patent Leather, Make up Case Authentic Gucci Train Case, Black Patent Leather, Make up Case
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    $ 495.00

    Authentic Gucci Train Case, Black Patent Leather, Make up Case

    Fabulous black leather train-makeup case from Gucci
    Approx. Size: 12" x 7" x 6" (30 x 17.7 x 15 cm) ; 1" (2.5 cm);  straps; 8" hang (20 cm)
    Condition: Very good, minor wear on straps and inside.
    Mark/Label: Gucci

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    Beautiful black patent train case from Gucci. Large leather framed mirror in lid. 8 loops, four on each side to hold make up and other essentials Protective plastic sheet on the bottom. Gucci marked silver tone metal zippers meet in the middle. Two straps. Perfect for travel or just as a makeup case. From Madge's personal collection. #FP76

     

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    $ 2,900.00

    1960s Pierre Cardin Burgundy Leather Handbag

    Spectacular Cardin handbag.  The look is very architectural. 
    Approx. Size:  
    Outer measurement: 11" x 9" x 3"  (28 x 23 x 7.5 cm)
    Inner measurement:   8.5" x 7" x 3"  (22 x 18 x 7.5 cm)
    Condition: Very good
    Mark/Label: Pierre Cardin, Made in France
    One of a kind. Get it before it’s gone.

    Vintage Pierre Cardin handbag is suspended within the openwork border.  Rich burgundy leather. Burgundy silk lining.  One main compartment with two smaller pockets.  Gold snap close, double handles. Paris, made in France

     

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