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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.


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Vintage pleated silver evening bag in very good condition. Frame has some patina. Has a tuck a way chain for use as a shoulder bag. Interior is clean. Measures 9 x 6 inches. See photos.

Item # p-1208


Vintage black satin clutch with ornate frame in very good condition. No labels or tags. Measures 8 1/2 x 5 inches. See photos.

Item # p-1207


Vintage gold mesh clutch in very good condition. Measures 7 x 4 inches. See photos.

Item # p-1206


Vintage black beaded evening bag in excellent condition. Made by La Regale. Has a tuck a way chain. Measures 6 x 6 inches. See photos.

Item # p-1205


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

Item # p-1150

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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