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Here you will find some of the wonderful vintage handbags that women have historically found stylish. Style, size and color; all 3 must speak to a woman's particular tastes. But, as with everything else, classic styles tend to re-emerge throughout the years.

No matter what name they are given - reticule, handbag, purse, pocketbook, clutch, etc., they are a necessity for a woman. Most women do not feel complete without one. Great for carrying all the necessities. Never leave home without your license or some form of cash. Whether it be electric cash, credit card or actual green dollar bills. And today, many merchants use credit card services, such as flagship merchant services to make their business operate efficiently. Surely, you will always be prepared!


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Vintage black knit purse with interlocking (bakelite or lucite?) handles in excellent condition. Interior is a luxurious supple black leather. Body measures 16 x 10 inches (40.6 x 25.5 cm). See photos.

Item # p-1175


Very rare vintage 1950/60's folded cigarette pack or "jailhouse" purse in very good condition. Purse body measures 8 x 8 inches (20.4 x 20.4 cm). Great piece of Americana! See photos.

Item # p-1174


Make a statement with this vintage 1950/60's lime green handbag in very good condition. Interior is green fabric covered in clear plastic. Small interior pocket. Labeled, "Made in Japan". Measures 14 inches by 9 inches by 5 inches (35.5 cm x 23 cm x 12.7 cm).


Item # p-1169


Vintage satiny black handbag with hide-away handle. Very good condition with light patina to goldtone finish. Stamped, "Bobbie Jerome". Has a small clear plastic comb tucked inside interior pocket. See photos. Measures 5 by 9 1/2 inches (12.7 cm by 24 cm).

Item # p-1167


Vintage brown vinyl clutch with 3 rosette accents topped with large rhinestones. Inside zippered pocket and tuck-away handle. Goldtone hardware has some patina, otherwise in good condition. Small tear at inside fold on left. Measures 5 by 13 inches (12.7 cm by 33 cm).

Item # p-1163

Vintage cobalt blue raffia purse in very good condition. Clear plastic lining and labeled, "Made in Japan". See photos.


Item # p-1157

Vintage 1960's red, white and blue vinyl handbag. Interior is clean with an inside zippered pocket. Very good condition.

Item # p-1150

Vintage 1920's leather handbag with tortoise shell patterned frame in good condition. One end of strap needs to be resewn to the bag. Not torn, just thread loss. See photos.

Item # p-1145
Vintage white beaded clutch in very good condition. No noted bead loss. Labeled, "Hand Made in China". White nylon strap tucked inside. Exterior is spotless but there is some minor soiling on the interior and a spot of lipstick under flap. See photos. Measures 8 1/2 inches W by 5 inches H.
Item # p-1136

Vintage floral bag with matching smaller bag. Both have metal zippers and are labeled, "Michel Olivier".
Item # p-1132


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