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 Coiled Snake Bracelet, Gold Metal Mesh

Be a 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.


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 actual photos.

 

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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.

 

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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$ 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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$ 45.00

1980s Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Metal Mesh Purse

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.

Vintage Item - Get it before it’s gone.

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

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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$ 45.00

Gold Mesh & Rhinestone Pierced Earrings by Whiting & Davis

These gold mesh earrings are so glamourous.  Large pierced earrings with a middle column of rhinestones.  Modernist, streamlined style.  

Vintage item - Buy Now

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

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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$ 45.00

Silver Mesh & Rhinestone Pierced Earrings by Whiting & Davis

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

Vintage item - Buy Now

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

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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$ 35.00

Vintage Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Belt by Schaffer Belts, Oversize Oval Buckle

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.

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

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.

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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$ 32.00

Whiting & Davis Black Metal Mesh Shoulder Bag

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.

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

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

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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$ 175.00

Whiting & Davis Glass Cameo Bracelet

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
 

Gorgeous glass cameo bracelet by the legendary Whiting & Davis. Dark brown and bronze carved glass cameo set in an open-work gold metal. 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

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 actual photos. 

   

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$ 32.00

Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Belt, Modernist Buckle, Adjustable

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.  

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

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

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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$ 48.00

Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Mesh Earrings

Statement pierced earrings by Whiting & Davis.   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.

Vintage item - Buy Now.

Approx. Size:  1.25" wide x 1"  long. With mesh" 2.5 longCondition: 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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$ 145.00

Whiting & Davis Silver Repousse Metal Bracelet

Approx. Size:   Inner diameter: 2.5; Width: 1.25 
Condition: Very good. Very minor wear commensurate with age. Bracelet has a very nice patina.
Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Co Mesh Bags

Whiting & David silver metal bracelet with raised Repousse floral pattern.  This bracelet is a real impact piece. 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.  

 

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 actual photos.

 

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$ 95.00

Whiting & Davis Snake Belt, Silver Metal Mesh

Snazzy silver metal mesh belt by Whiting & Davis. Realistic metal "scales" Very detailed head & tail. Completely adjustable, metal head clips on belt any where along the length. This piece is part of an estate collection of snake jewelry and accessories.

 

Approx. Size: 34.5" long (87.4 cm) ; .50" (1.27 cm) diameter
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis

 

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.

Items may be held on reserve for 24 hours. A 20% refundable deposit is requested to hold items longer. Layaway through PayPal is available on any item.

PLEASE NOTE: Colors may vary from computer to computer. Actual photos can be emailed if there is a concern.

Buy with confidence. At MadgesHatbox we strife 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.

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