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1940's Satin Flower Bag
Located in New York, NY
oversized flowerhead near clasp. Push button clasp. 1940's USA. 8" x 8" with 14" handle. Excellent condition.
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Rouched Alligator Handbag
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Rouched Alligator Handbag Beautiful gathered alligator handbag circa 1940, with snap
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Vintage 1940s Rouched Alligator Handbag
1940s Rouched Alligator Handbag
H 5 in D 5 in L 11.5 in
1940s Black Alligator Handbag
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Black Alligator Handbag Slight tarnish on the metal work. L 12 H 9 D 4.5
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1940s Unknown 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Vintage 1940s Black Alligator Handbag
1940s Black Alligator Handbag
H 9 in D 4.5 in L 12 in
Delill Square Glass Beaded 1940s Handbag
Located in Water Mill, NY
A beautiful fine black glass beaded by Delill in and intracate square pattern. It has a top handle, top black glass button closure and is silk lined with an inner pocket. Height 8"...
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1940s Belgian 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Mappin & Webb Ltd Brown Lizard Handbag
By Mappin & Webb
Located in London, GB
An excellent condition rare late 1940s Mappin & Webb Ltd gently padded dark-bole-brown lizard
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20th Century English 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Blue Carnival Glass Beaded 1940s Box Handbag
Located in Water Mill, NY
A spectacular midnight blue carnival glass beaded round box purse. The handbag has vertical raised
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Black Carnival 1940s Beaded Triangle Box Handbag
Located in Water Mill, NY
A gorgeous black glass carnival bead triangular box purse. It has a twisted top handle, gold metal ball clasp closure, elaborate gold metal filigree frame and silk lining with 2 inn...
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Art Deco Black Carnival Glass Beaded Handbag
Located in University City, MO
1940s Art Deco Black carnival glass beaded evening bag The elegant retro handbag is encrusted
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Josef of Belgium Hexagon Glass Beaded 1940s Handbag
By Bags by Josef
Located in Water Mill, NY
A gorgeous black glass seed beaded handbag in a great wave pattern by Josef. It has a top handle
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1940s Belgian 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Brown Alligator Clutch
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Brown Alligator Clutch Slight wear in the lining. L 9 H 7 D 2
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1940s Unknown 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Brown Alligator Clutch
1940s Brown Alligator Clutch
H 7 in D 2 in L 9 in
1940s Black Felt Handbag w Large Bakelite Frame and Loop Handle
Located in Gresham, OR
1940s Black Felt Handbag w Large Bakelite Frame and Loop Handle: Triangular shaped bag with single
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Brown Velvet Muff
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Brown Velvet Muff. Ruched detail along top and arm holes. Velvet is in excellent condition
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Brown Velvet Muff
1940s Brown Velvet Muff
H 9.5 in W 2.5 in L 15 in
1940s Italian Taupe Alligator Croc Embossed Vintage 40s Leather Handbag Purse
Located in San Diego, CA
Chic 1940s Italian made alligator / crocodile embossed patent leather bag! Perfect taupe color is
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1940s Italian 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Large Faille Clutch with Gloves
Located in Alford, MA
A unique design from the 1940s, this oversized clutch in black faille features a curved top and
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Cordé Shoulder Bag with Lucite Pull
Located in Alford, MA
Very unusual to find a shoulder bag in this genre, and especially in this circular shape. Body and shoulder strap is crocheted in black, fully lined, with zip compartment. Metal zipp...
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Whiting & Davis Ivory Enamel Mesh Handbag w Bakelite Chain and Frame, 1940s
By Whiting & Davis
Located in Tucson, AZ
An eye-catching alternative to the traditional gold and silver metal mesh for which the company is famous, this rare enamel plated mesh version also features a unique Bakelite top fr...
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Elaborately Embroidered Bird Silk Box Clutch
Located in Water Mill, NY
A gorgeous black silk clutch purse elaborately embroidered with a bird and flowers on the front and back. it has a gold metal frame, top snap closure and is lined in black silk with...
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Guild Creations Wool Hand Bag
Located in Atlanta, GA
This is a classy 1940s Guild Creations wool hand bag with zip closure. This solid black wool fabirc
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Guild Creations Wool Hand Bag
1940s Guild Creations Wool Hand Bag
No Reserve
H 9 in W 11 in D 4 in L 16 in
1940s Brown Suede Barrel Clasp Bag
Located in London, GB
This unusual late 1940s bag is crafted from luxurious, rich brown suede in a pouch-like shape. The
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1940s British 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Brown Suede Barrel Clasp Bag
1940s Brown Suede Barrel Clasp Bag
H 8 in W 3 in D 6 in L 10.5 in
1940s Venetian Black Velvet and Leather Bag
Located in London, GB
A very fine black Soprarizzo velvet and brass hardware bag circa late 1940s to early 1950s. With
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1940s Italian 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Venetian Black Velvet and Leather Bag
1940s Venetian Black Velvet and Leather Bag
H 6 in W 3 in D 5.5 in L 8.5 in
Vintage Black Crepe & Crystal Evening Purse 1940s
Located in Wilmslow, GB
A Vintage Crepe & Crystal Evening Purse. A delightful wristlet evening purse from the 1940s
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Harry Rosenfeld Sage Velvet Envelope Clutch W/ Beaded & Embroidered Flap
By Harry Rosenfeld
Located in Gresham, OR
A gorgeous Indian-inspired 1940s Harry Rosenfeld sage green velvet envelope clutch with a classic
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1930s/1940s Brown Cordé Purse with Brass Hardware
Located in San Francisco, CA
Late 1930s to early 1940s brown Art Deco cordé purse with brass hardware frame and extra-wide arm
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1930s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Black Twill Purse with Decorative Brass Hardware
By Morris Moskowitz
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Black twill purse with a decorative brass closure, gathered body toped with decorative frame
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1940s Apricot Twill Hand Bag with Brass Hardware
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s twill hand bag in a rare tone of apricot twill. The closure is made of brass and designed
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1940s Art Deco Ebony Iridescent Glass Beaded Evening Purse
Located in University City, MO
1940s Exquisite ebony art deco glass carnival beaded evening purse The elegant oval-shaped
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1940s Unknown 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Walborg unique copper beaded frame evening bag 1940s NWT
By Walborg
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Walborg unique copper beaded frame evening bag from the 1940s, new with the original tag. This
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

A cream beaded evening bag, with a fabulous jewelled frame, Josef, USA, 1940s.
By Bags by Josef
Located in Greyabbey, County Down
This rare and iconic clutch bag, in the realm of vintage and collectable handbags, made for Saks
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Bronze Steel Cut Bead Circular Box Bag w/ Mirror
Located in Greenport, NY
1940s Bronze Steel Cut Bead Circular Box Bag w/ Mirror Circular shaped bucket box bag with an
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Mark Cross 1940's 14K Alligator Pad and Pencil
Located in New York, NY
Charming desk or handbag accessory from another era retailed by Mark Cross. A lovely brown
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1940s British 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Gold Lamé Evening Bag With Moonstones, Amethysts And Garnets
Located in London, GB
A rare late 1940s gold lamé evening bag, featuring all-over gold and silver bullion appliqué work
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20th Century 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Louis Vuitton for Saks Leather Cabin Trunk
By Louis Vuitton
Located in London, GB
, antique, 1930s/1940s, the trunk is nearly 100 years old and shows some signs of usage, but is overall in
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1940s French 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

New Tyrolean Brown Suede Mini Steamer Trunk 24-Karat Gold Plate Filigree, 1940s
Located in Tucson, AZ
collectable handbag resembles a miniature 1930s steamer trunk—if steamer trunks had been surrounded by 24
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Matching Madras Plaid Taffeta Brimmed Tilt Hat & Oversized Handbag Set
Located in Gresham, OR
1940s Matching Madras Rayon Plaid Taffeta Brimmed Tilt Hat & Oversized Handbag Set: Clutch
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Walborg Italian Gold Crochet Handbag With Velvet Accents, 1960's
By Walborg Italy, Walborg
Located in Atlanta, GA
founded her company in the 1940's and produced classically styled handbags that offered a little something
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1960s Italian 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

A hand embroidered handbag, depicting a rustic scene, Morabito, Paris, 1950s
By Morabito
Located in Greyabbey, County Down
A beautifully hand stitched and sewn handbag with a charming antique rustic scene with two figures
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1950s French 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Silk Multicolor Printed Kimono
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Introducing our 1940s Silk Multicolor Printed Kimono, a true work of art that beautifully fuses
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Reconstructed Silver Spoon Ring
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Elevate your style with our 1940s Reconstructed Silver Spoon Ring, a truly unique and one-of-a-kind
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

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Silver

Art Deco 1940s Rhinestone Earrings
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Step back in time and embrace the timeless elegance of our Art Deco 1940s Rhinestone Earrings
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s White Smocked Sheer Maxi Dress
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Step into Timeless Elegance with the 1940s White Smocked Sheer Maxi Dress! Introducing a truly
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Golden Mesh Deco Clutch with Paste set Frame
Located in New York, NY
Unusual gilt metal mesh clutch from the 1940's. Paste set frame with paste toggle. Extremely supple
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940s Koret Maroon Sequin Evening Arm Bag
By Koret, Neiman Marcus
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Koret rare maroon handbag sold at Neiman Marcus. The bag is structured two be worn on the arm
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1940s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

French Chinoiserie Enamel Embroidered Sequin Clutch
Located in New York, NY
painted with gilt Chinoiserie motifs. Black silk satin sides with champagne silk lining. 1940's France. 8
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1940s French 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Harry Rosenfeld 40s Clutch in Beautiful Tweed and Gold Leather
By Rosenfeld, Harry Rosenfeld
Located in Gresham, OR
An absolutely gorgeous 1940s Harry Rosenfeld Original clutch handbag: Envelope style with button
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Tiffany Pink Silk Lame Clutch
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New York, NY
lining, with handle which folds flat. Deep Rose pink with gold floral decoration. 1940's USA. 7" x 6
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Tiffany Pink Silk Lame Clutch
Tiffany Pink Silk Lame Clutch
H 6 in W 1.5 in L 7 in
Hermes Navy Calf Pan Clutch with Sterling Silver Hardware
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
-lock closure of sterling silver signed Hermes and is made around 1930-1940's. Attractive tufted edge
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1940s French 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1970s Celine Canvas and Leather Clutch in Brown - Rare Find
By Celine
Located in Port Hope, ON
in the 1940s, and to this day is a very sought after name. This clutch was made in Italy and the code
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1970s 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1990s Celine Beige Macadam Canvas and Leather Clutch/Travel Pouch
By Marc Jacobs, Celine
Located in Port Hope, ON
established in the 1940s and is still operating today. The leather lining has a large zipped pocket, and the
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1990s Italian 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

1940 Koret Butterfly Flap Boucle Gold Bullion Clutch w Gold Sequin Accents
By Koret
Located in Gresham, OR
1940s Koret gold metal boucle textured bullion clutch with a butterfly shaped flap and spring-back
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Charming Art Deco Beaded Flower Bag
Located in New York, NY
Charming Art Deco Beaded Flower Bag from the 1940's, Belgium. 3D flower with pearly beaded petals
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1940s Belgian 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Boucheron 1940s Lady's Ruby and Sapphire vanity case "Minaudiêre Bag"
By Boucheron
Located in OVIEDO, AS
Boucheron 1940s Lady's Ruby and Sapphire vanity case "Minaudiêre Bag" The rectangular case
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1930s French Aesthetic Movement 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

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Ruby, Sapphire, Silver, 18k Gold

Hermès Rare Men's Leather Toiletry Traveling Briefcase
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Collectible and rare 1940s Hermès leather travelingcase. Case is numbered, pre-letter dating. Great
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1940s French 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Vintage Leather Luggage Valise Suitcase Handbag
Located in New York, NY
Chic leather valise, handbag, suitcase in good, original condition. The bag has two leather grip
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Mid-20th Century American Art Deco 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

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Leather

Art Deco Sapphire and Ruby Set Micro Bead Bag
Located in New York, NY
Art Deco Sapphire and Ruby Set Micro Bead Bag from the 1940's set in sterling silver. Dozens of
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1940s Italian 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Jet Caviar Beaded Bag with Coil Handles
Located in New York, NY
Jet Caviar Beaded Bag with Self Bead Coil Handles from the 1940's. Snap tight clasp closure
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Art Deco Lame and Diamond Evening Bag
Located in New York, NY
Custom Evening Bag made in the 1940's with a bakelite frame, adorned with a lovely Art Deco diamond
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Koret Bakelite Trimmed Double Pouch Bag
By Koret
Located in New York, NY
"change purse" is applied to the front. 1940's USA. Excellent condition. 10" wide x 9" high x 1
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Hobe Gem Encrusted Evening Bag
By Hobé Jewelry
Located in New York, NY
filigreed frame. Wonderful quality with black silk velvet pouch and gilt chain. 1940's USA. Unsigned. 6" x
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1940s American 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

An Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Bag in Black Patent Vinyl Circa 1990
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1990/2000 France Vintage handbag in black patent vinyl imitating scratched skin by Yves
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1990s French 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

Hermès Shiny Black Porosus Crocodile Kelly Bag with Gold Hardware 28, 1940.
By Hermès
Located in Banner Elk, NC
Hermès Rare Vintage Shiny Black Porosus Crocodile Kelly Handbag with Gold Hardware 28cm, 1940
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1940s French 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s

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1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a broad range of 1940s vintage handbags 1940s for sale on 1stDibs. Our collection of 1940s vintage handbags 1940s includes a variety of colors, spanning Black, Brown, Gray and more. The ideal items for you are waiting among the distinctive accessories we have available, which include versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 20th Century. 1940s vintage handbags 1940s designed by Hermès, Whiting & Davis and Koret — each of whom created beautiful versions of these treasured items — are worth considering. When shopping for these accessories, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for men or unisex today than there are for women.

How Much are 1940s Vintage Handbags 1940s?

Prices for 1940s vintage handbags 1940s can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $55 and can go as high as $33,975, while these items, on average, fetch $399.

Finding the Right handbags-purses-bags for You

An integral part of fashion, handbags and purses have been indispensable accessories ever since we began to carry around personal items. Level of craftsmanship, style and shape matters — from coin purses in ancient Greece to early 20th-century opera bags and onward, handbags have evolved considerably over the years to meet our needs and desires, whether or not you happen to be prioritizing functionality over a flashy exterior.

Once, a single “It” handbag ruled each fashion season. No more. Today, lovers of vintage handbags are savvier and have a wider range of shopping options. Nevertheless, classics created by the likes of Louis Vuitton, Dior and Balenciaga still rule.

“It is not a fashion bag — it is a statement bag,” says Mightychic's Debra Kent of Hermès's widely beloved accessories. “When you carry an iconic Hermès bagBirkin, Kelly, Constance — no one knows how long you have been into this culture or if you are a newbie. Your status is validated immediately.”

First released in 1997, Fendi's Baguette rose to fame along with Carrie Bradshaw, the Sex and the City character portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker. Recently, the design has seen such a resurgence in popularity that Fendi has reissued it.

They are part of design history, so owning a handbag has meaning. As New York–based fashion historian Sarah C. Byrd says, “You have made the choice to invest in this piece because you understand the value of it in the past and in the future to come.”

From a 1980s Chanel black leather quilted mini buckle bag to the rare Hermès Birkin 30cm Himalayan with diamond hardware to a range of 19th-century bags, find a rich variety of vintage and designer handbags and purses spanning numerous brands on 1stDibs — seasonal “It” designation no longer needed.

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