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What is a vintage purse?

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A vintage purse is a purse which is at least 20 years old. The appeal of vintage bags has broadened over time, and today, vintage purses from Chanel, Hermès and other luxury fashion brands are in high demand. On 1stDibs, you can find a wide variety of vintage and designer purses and other bags.
1stDibs ExpertOctober 5, 2021
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Valentino Vintage Purse with Beaded Fringe
By Valentino
Located in Carmel by the Sea, CA
Valentino cross body or shoulder handbag with exquisite beaded and embroidered design and beaded fringe. Lined in silk. Magnetic closure. Measurements: Pouch 6"H x 7"W Pouch an...

Late 20th Century Italian Shoulder Bags

Vintage purse gold pearl designer runway brooch stick pin
Located in Palos Hills, IL
DETAILS • unsigned • gold tone with pearl • vintage designer runway stick pin MEASUREMENTS

20th Century Brooches

1980s Handbag One Of A Kind Record Album Crocodile Embossed Vintage Purse Bag
Located in San Diego, CA
Extraordinary vintage 80s black vinyl record album two sided crocodile / alligator embossed handbag

1980s Italian Novelty Bags

VINTAGE Nude Patent Leather Purse with Beaded Portrait & Gold Chain
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This vintage purse features a stunning beaded design with a nude patent leather exterior. Features

20th Century American Clutches

Sterling Silver Vintage Coin Purse / Dance Purse, 925 Monogrammed Compact
Located in Greensboro, NC
Era: 1930s - 1940 Metal Content: Sterling Silver Type: Coin Purse / Dance Purse Measurements

Late 20th Century Unknown More Jewelry


Sterling Silver

Vintage Snakeskin Purse, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Vintage snakeskin leather bag in brown tones with a golden clasp. With an inside zipped pocket

20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Antiquities


Animal Skin

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