Whiting & Davis

Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked his way up 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 had created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different marker marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

$ 115.00

1940s Whiting & Davis Snake Bracelet, Gold Metal Mesh

Be the snake charmer with this classic coiled snake bracelet from Whiting & Davis

Approx. Size: Expands to fit most. Coils are each.50" (1.27 cm) wide.

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Mesh Bags

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The coiled snake is is their most famous piece of jewelry with it's initial debut in the 1890s. This particular bracelet in gold metal mesh is from the 1940s. 

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 modern jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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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

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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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$ 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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$ 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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$ 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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$ 45.00

Gold Mesh & Rhinestone Pierced Earrings by Whiting & Davis

These gold mesh earrings are so glamourous.

Approx. Size:  1.25" wide x 1"  long  (3 x 2.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

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

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Large pierced gold metal mesh earrings with a middle column of rhinestones. Modernist, streamlined style.  


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

Silver Mesh & Rhinestone Pierced Earrings by Whiting & Davis

Whiting & Davis, the essence of cocktail jewelry

Approx. Size:  1.25" wide x 1" long  (3 x 2.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

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

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Large pierced earrings in shiny silver mesh with a middle column of rhinestones. Modernist, streamlined style.


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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$ 35.00

Vintage Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Belt, Oversize Oval Buckle

Perfect for your little black dress.

Approx. Size:  Total length:  31"  (78.5 cm); Length to first hole: 27" (68.5 cm); Width: 1" (2.5 cm); Buckle:  2.5" x 2"  (6 x 5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting Davis Mesh Bags, Schaffer Belts Inc.

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Fabulous Whiting & Davis gold mesh metal belt.  Mesh is very supple to easily fit your curves.  Large oval gold metal buckle.  Three holes.    Made from Whiting & Davis mesh by Schaffer Belts.  1980s era.


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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$ 175.00

Whiting & Davis Glass Cameo Bracelet

This gorgeous glass cameo looks like it's lit from within

Approx. Size: 2.5" inside diameter (6 cm); .25" - 1.5" width (.60 - 4 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Co Mesh Bags

 

Dark brown and bronze carved glass cameo set in an open-work gold metal bracelet. Locking clamper with tab close and safety chain. Cameo is dog-tooth prong-set. Gold bracelet is highly decorated with Repoussé detail and Millegraine beading. #JB110

   

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$ 32.00

Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Belt, Modernist Buckle, Adjustable

Cool 70s look.

Approx. Size:  Total length:  29"  (73.5 cm); Width:  1" (1.25 cm); Buckle:  2"x .75"  (5 x 2 cm)   

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting Davis Mesh Bags

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Sophisticated gold metal mesh belt from Whiting & Davis.  Rectangular interlocking belt buckle. Open weave mesh.  Vintage 1970s piece has lots of disco bling.  Belt is adjustable up the length and is also very supple to easily fit your curves.  



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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$ 48.00

Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Mesh Earrings

Statement pierced earrings by Whiting & Davis.  

Approx. Size:  1.25" wide x 1"  long. With mesh" 2.5 long

Condition: Very good

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

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Large rhinestone studded gold mesh earring. Large oval rhinestone is surrounded by round then baguettes.  Gold mesh hangs below in a stunning combination.  A matching belt from Whiting & Davis is 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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$ 95.00

Whiting & Davis Silver Repousse Metal Bracelet

This bracelet is a real impact piece with a lovely patina

Approx. Size:   Inner diameter: 2.5"; Width: 1.25" (6 x 3 cm)

Condition: Very good. Very minor wear commensurate with age.

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Co Mesh Bags

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Whiting & David silver metal bracelet with raised Repousse floral pattern. Wide clamper bracelet. Very ornate Baroque design. Repoussé  is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief.  

 

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