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Hermès Rust Box Calf Vintage Lydia Handbag
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Brique Box Calf Vintage Handbag is in excellent condition. It is not new and minor imperfections should be expected. Brick red smooth calf leather slim satchel...
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20th Century French Top Handle Bags

  • Hermès Rust Box Calf Vintage Lydia Handbag
  • Hermès Rust Box Calf Vintage Lydia Handbag
  • Hermès Rust Box Calf Vintage Lydia Handbag
  • Hermès Rust Box Calf Vintage Lydia Handbag
H 6.25 in. W 10 in. D 1.5 in.
Edie Parker Zebra Print Calf Hair Clutch Handbag With Acrylic Details
By Edie Parker
Located in Atlanta, GA
Edie Parker's designs by Brett Heyman are inspired by mid century fashions and each handbag is a unique and whimsical treasure. This clever clutch is called the 'Lara' and features ...
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2010s American Clutches

Hermes Kelly Handbag Noir Box Calf with Gold Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Wear, scuffs and marks on exterior, handle and strap, minor peeling on strap and belt closure wax edges. Bubbling, marks and modereate wear underneath flap, min...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Kelly Handbag Noir Box Calf with Gold Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing, moderate wear and scuffs on exterior, handle, strap and underneath flap, wear and scuffs in interior. Indentations on interior base,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Bicolor Box Calf with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Fair. Odor in interior. Loose turn lock. Repainted base corners. Heavy wear, scuffs and creasing on exterior, moderate wear and scuffs on handles. Minor cracking and peeli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Kelly Handbag Noir Box Calf with Gold Hardware 32
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing, moderate wear and scuffs on exterior, handle, strap, underneath flap and in interior, indentations on rear and interior base. Splitting o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Kelly Handbag Noir Box Calf with Gold Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing, wear and moderate scuffs on exterior, underneath flap and in interior, indentations on base, rear and interior base. Cracking on flap opening corner w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

1960s I.Magnin Large Black Calf Skin Large Tailored Handbag
By I. Magnin
Located in San Francisco, CA
A high quality 1960s I.Magnin large (13" tall) black calf skin tailored handbag with deep side bucket pockets and central large clasp compartment. Leather lined.
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1960s American Top Handle Bags

Hermes Kelly Handbag Fauve Box Calf with Gold Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Moderate wear, scuffs and creasing on exterior, handle, strap and underneath flap, small indentations on interior base, scratches, discolorati...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Gorgeous Hermès Kelly 32 handbag in Burgundy Calf leather, GHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Beautiful Hermes Kelly 32 retourné handbag in red leather box H (burgundy), gold-plated metal hardware, handle in burgundy leather box, allowing a handheld Flap closure Lining in bur...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Structured Shoulder Bags

Hermès Birkin 35 "Ghillies" handbag in Fauve Tadelakt calf, Permabrass HW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Stunning Hermes Birkin 35 "Ghillies" Limited Edition handbag in Tadelakt Fauve calf leather, Permabrass Metal hardware, double handle in Fauve leather for hand support Flap closure I...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Kelly Handbag Noir Box Calf with Gold Hardware 32
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing, wear and scuffs on exterior, handle and strap, moderate wear on base corners, splitting on flap opening corner wax edges. Light wear in interior, scra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

CHANEL Black Calf Leather "Country Ride" Bowler Doctor Satchel Handbag Rare
By Chanel
Located in Thiensville, WI
Item Details: Chanel black calf leather "Country Ride Bowler" handbag. Antique finish silver-tone hardware with "CC" signature detail at front. Two handles. Zip top with "CC" signatu...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Rare Louis Vuitton Damier Fur Calf Skin Leather LV Logo Handbag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Switzerland, CH
Stunning Louis Vuitton Top Handle Bag In the famous Louis Vuitton Damier motif Made of finest calf fur Cube details in front engraved with "LV" Chocolate Brown Leather Trimming Singl...
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Early 2000s French Structured Shoulder Bags

Louis Vuitton Bag PALLAS MM Monogram calf leather Black Handbag Added Insert
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Freehold, NJ
Pre-Owned 100% Authentic Louis Vuitton Monogram Pallas MM Noir Leather W/added Non LV Felt insert to help keep shape and organize! RATING: B very good, well maintained, shows minor...
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2010s French Structured Shoulder Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Bleu Marine Box Calf with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Scuffs and creasing on exterior, wear on base corners, scuffs on handles and underneath flap. Marks near flap opening corners, scratches on hardware. Accessorie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Gorgeous Hermes Kelly 28 sellier handbag strap in black box calf leather, GHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Gorgeous Hermes Kelly 28 sellier handbag strap in black box calfskin leather , gold plated metal hardware, removable shoulder strap compatible in black box calf leather (not signed H...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Structured Shoulder Bags

Gucci Signature Calf Web Backpack
By Gucci
Located in Montreal, Quebec
The Gucci backpack features a brown leather top handle, navy blue adjustable nylon shoulder straps & silver hardware. The flap & drawstring closure open to a beige woven fabric inter...
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2010s Backpacks

Gorgeous Hermès Kelly 32 retourne handbag strap in Burgundy Calf box leather,GHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Beautiful Hermès Kelly 32 retourne handbag with shoulder strap in burgundy leather (Red H), gold plated metal hardware, removable shoulder strap in burgundy leather box, handle in bu...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Structured Shoulder Bags

Hermès Kelly 32 retourné handbag with strap in Navy blue calf leather, GHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Amazing Hermes Kelly 32 retourné handbag in navy blue calf box leather, gold plated metal hardware, navy blue calf leather handle, removable, navy blue strap allowing hand or shoulde...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Structured Shoulder Bags

Prada Twin Pocket Tote Glace Calf with Cavallino Calf Hair Small
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing, wear, scuffs and marks on exterior and strap, balding on sides near opening, moderate wear and peeling on base corner wax edges. Heavy we...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Rare Hermès Kelly 35 retourné handbag with strap in Black Calf leather, GHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Exceptional Hermes Kelly 35 Turned Over Black Box Leather Shoulder Bag, Gold Plated Metal hardware, Black Leather Handle, Black Leather Removable Shoulder Strap Handle for Hand or Sh...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Structured Shoulder Bags

Rare Hermès Kelly 32 retourne handbag strap in black box calf leather, SHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Splendid & Rare Hermes Kelly 32 retourne handbag strap in black box calf leather, palladium silver metal hardware, black leather handle, removable black leather shoulder strap handle...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Structured Shoulder Bags

Valentino Snake, Lizard and Calf Clutch
By Valentino
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Valentino Snake, Lizard and Calf Clutch from the 1980's with signature "V" motif in brown snakeskin appliqued on yellow lizard with yellow calf leather. Deco inspired shape w...
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1980s Italian Clutches

Dior Tri Color Calf Clutch
By Christian Dior
Located in New York, NY
Modern, graphic 3 color calf clutch in brown, navy and butterscotch textured calf. 2 compartments. Dior circa 1970s.<br /> Excellent condition<br /> 9.5 x 7 x 2.5"
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1970s French Clutches

Hermes Eiffel Briefcase Box Calf
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Fair. Odor in interior. Leather has been conditioned. Wear, scuffs and moderate creasing on exterior, wear and scuffs on handles. Heavy splitting on handle wax edges, wear...
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21st Century and Contemporary Briefcases and Attachés

  • Hermes Eiffel Briefcase Box Calf
  • Hermes Eiffel Briefcase Box Calf
  • Hermes Eiffel Briefcase Box Calf
  • Hermes Eiffel Briefcase Box Calf
H 10 in. W 13.5 in. D 3.5 in.
Fendi Calf Hair B Bag
By Fendi
Located in Montreal, Quebec
This bag is made of calf hair with Fendi Zucca print with black patent leather trim. Featuring an aged gold chain shoulder straps with leather pads, and a flap adorned with oversized...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Shoulder Bags

Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf PM
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Scuffs, wear and creasing on exterior, minor wear and small glue stain in interior, moderate glue stains along interior edges. Accessories: Box Measurements: Height ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf PM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf PM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf PM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf PM
H 7.5 in. W 11.5 in. D 1 in.
HERMES c.1973 "Berry" Navy Blue Box Calf Leather Double Top Handle Tote Handbag
By Hermès
Located in Thiensville, WI
DESCRIPTION: HERMES c.1973 "Berry" Navy Blue Box Calf Leather Double Top Handle Tote Handbag Circa: c.1973 Label(s): Hermes Paris Style: Berry Color(s): Navy Blue Lined: Yes Unmark...
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1970s French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Heavy odor in interior. Creasing, moderate wear and scuffs on exterior, heavy wear on base corners. Glue stains on interior opening, wear and marks in interior. Acce...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
H 10 in. W 13.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Rare Hermès Kelly 32 retourne handbag strap in green sapin box calf leather, GHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Rare Hermès Kelly 32 retourne handbag strap in green sapin box calf leather, removable shoulder strap compatible in green box leather (not signed hermes), gold plated metal hardware,...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Structured Shoulder Bags

Hermes Jige Elan Clutch Box Calf 29
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Wear, creasing and heavy scuffs on exterior, underneath flap and in interior, minor spitting on side opening wax edges. Accessories: No Accessories...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

  • Hermes Jige Elan Clutch Box Calf 29
  • Hermes Jige Elan Clutch Box Calf 29
  • Hermes Jige Elan Clutch Box Calf 29
  • Hermes Jige Elan Clutch Box Calf 29
H 6 in. W 11.5 in. D 1 in.
Hermès Black Box Calf Medor 23 GHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Hermès Black Box Calf Medor 23 GHW SKU: 122491 Condition: Pre-owned Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Exterior scuffing throughout...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Clutches

Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing, wear and scuffs on exterior, indentations on rear, moderate wear and small nicks on flap edges. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 10", ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
  • Hermes Jige Clutch Box Calf GM
H 10 in. W 13.5 in. D 1 in.
Hermès Kelly Cut So Black Box Calf
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Hermès Kelly Cut So Black Box Calf
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2010s French Clutches

Rare Hermès Kelly 28 handbag in beige canvas and navy blue calf leather, GHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Rare Hermes Kelly 28 retourne handbag bi-material in navy blue leather box and beige canvas, gold plated metal hardware, navy blue leather handle allowing a hand-carry Flap closure ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Chanel Metallic Calf-Hair Boy O Case Bag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel Metallic Calf Hair Boy O Case Bag has been hand-finished by skilled artisans in the label's workshop, it is boasting a beautiful metallic calf-hair and calfskin exterior. Made...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

  • Chanel Metallic Calf-Hair Boy O Case Bag
  • Chanel Metallic Calf-Hair Boy O Case Bag
  • Chanel Metallic Calf-Hair Boy O Case Bag
  • Chanel Metallic Calf-Hair Boy O Case Bag
H 8.4 in. W 11.1 in. D 0.6 in.
Hermès Kelly 35 retourne "24, FG ST Honoré" handbag in Brown Calf leather, GHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, IDF
Collector & Rare Hermes Kelly 35 handbag retourne in chocolate brown leather box, gold plated metal hardware, brown leather handle allowing a hand carry Flap closure Inner lining in ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Structured Shoulder Bags

Carlos Falchi Pieced Snake and Calf Bag
By Carlos Falchi
Located in New York, NY
Carlos Falchi Pieced Snake and Calf Bag in an applied Cubist design. Varying alligator and snakeskin forms are patched onto the front. The form of the bag is then created by this des...
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1980s American Clutches

Calf Hair Houndstooth Micro Metro Bag
By Roger Vivier
Located in London, GB
Roger Vivier Calf Hair Houndstooth Micro Metro Bag -Oversized top buckle clasp -Flap with magnetic closure and engraved with logo -Exterior back zip pocket -Single loop shoulde...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Prada Etiquette Tote Glace Calf Medium
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Creasing and marks on exterior, wear on base corners. Discoloration and moderate marks in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Luggage Tag, Dust Bag Measure...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Multicoloured calf leather shoulder bag NWOT
Located in Capri, IT
Multicoloured calf leather shoulder bag NWOT Material: calf leather 100% Made in Italy Removable shoulder strap
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Shoulder Bags

Prada Double Pocket Drawstring Backpack Soft Calf Medium
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Creasing, minor wear and scuffs on exterior and straps, moderate wear and on base corners, indentations on rear base corner. Cracking on strap base, rear and side op...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

2015 Prada Grey Calf Leather Bag
By Prada
Located in Gazzaniga (BG), IT
Super classy and iconic Prada bag Year 2015 Soft calf leather Light grey and mint green color Two leather handles The first zip opens on two side compartments and a central green lea...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Tote Bags

  • 2015 Prada Grey Calf Leather Bag
  • 2015 Prada Grey Calf Leather Bag
  • 2015 Prada Grey Calf Leather Bag
  • 2015 Prada Grey Calf Leather Bag
H 8.67 in. D 4.34 in. L 11.82 in.
Ferragamo White Calf Shoulder Bag
By Ferragamo
Located in New York, NY
Ferragamo's slouchy white calf shoulder Bag with logo toggle and strap buckle. Strap can be removed so can be used as clutch. Leather is gathered near flap for fullness. 13" x 8"...
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1990s Italian Shoulder Bags

1984 Hermès Black Box Calf & Lizard Clutch Bag
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès black box calf and lizard clutch with gold tone studs details. Excellent condition. Date stamp N for 1984. Comes with original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Clutches

Prada Pleated Hobo Ombre Glace Calf Large
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Wear and marks on exterior and handle, moderate wear on base corners, scuffs on interior pocket, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Luggage T...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Prada Convertible Bow Tote Soft Calf Medium
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Moderate creasing on exterior and strap, wear on base corners, scuffs and wear on handles. Minor splitting and fraying on handle base wax edges, scratches on ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Prada Zip Top Hobo Soft Calf Medium
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing, wear, scuffs and small marks on exterior and handle, minor cracking and splitting on handle base wax edges. Wear in interior, scratc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

  • Prada Zip Top Hobo Soft Calf Medium
  • Prada Zip Top Hobo Soft Calf Medium
  • Prada Zip Top Hobo Soft Calf Medium
  • Prada Zip Top Hobo Soft Calf Medium
H 10 in. W 13 in. D 6 in.
Gucci Broadway Piston Lock Chain Clutch Calf Hair
By Gucci
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Minor wear and scuffs on exterior, balding on front and rear, moderate wear, scuffs and marks underneath flap and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessorie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Prada Convertible Zip Tote Glace Calf Large
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Moderate odor in interior. Creasing, moderate wear, discoloration, marks and scuffs on exterior, strap and interior leather trims, heavy wear on handles. Wear in int...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Prada Etiquette Shopping Bag Glace Calf Tall
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing on exterior, wear on base corners, strap, handles and in interior, pen marks and darkening in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Luggage Tag...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Vintage Zig Zag Flap Clutch Box Calf Medium
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing, moderate scuffs and indentations on exterior and underneath flap, splitting on side flap opening and side base wax edge, scratches and ta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Prada Chain Tote Soft Calf Large
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Fair. Heavy wear, marks, stains and creasing on exterior, light cracking on opening wax edges, heavy wear and marks in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Luggag...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • Prada Chain Tote Soft Calf Large
  • Prada Chain Tote Soft Calf Large
  • Prada Chain Tote Soft Calf Large
  • Prada Chain Tote Soft Calf Large
H 11 in. W 14.5 in. D 6 in.
Prada Etiquette Flap Bag Glace Calf Large
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Fair. Odor in interior. Loss of shape on base, moderate wear and creasing on exterior and strap, heavy wear and discoloration underneath flap, in interior and front pocket...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

PRADA Black Soft Calf Leather Tote Bag
By Prada
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
PRADA Black Soft Calf Leather Tote Bag Xupes Reference: CB560 Serial Number: 204 Age (Circa): 2000 Accompanied By: Prada Dust Bag, Care Booklet, Authenticity Card, Luggage Tag, Shou...
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Early 2000s Italian Tote Bags

  • PRADA Black Soft Calf Leather Tote Bag
  • PRADA Black Soft Calf Leather Tote Bag
  • PRADA Black Soft Calf Leather Tote Bag
  • PRADA Black Soft Calf Leather Tote Bag
H 12.6 in. W 16.93 in. D 5.52 in.
1990's Vintage Hermes Off White Vintage Box Calf Clutch
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès off white box calf leather leather clutch with "H" button. Early 90s. Minor wear, few interior stains. Comes with original dust cover.
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1990s Clutches

CELINE Indigo HOBO LARGE Shoulder Bag Supple Calf leather
By Celine
Located in Zürich, CH
Celine 'Hobo Large' shoulder bag in Indigo (ultraviolet) Supple Calf leather. Adjustable shoulder strap. Closes with two straps that tie. Unlined with a zip pouch on a string. Has be...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Clutches

Prada Sidonie Crossbody Bag City Calf
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Marketplace Only. Missing code. Light creasing, minor wear, scuffs and small marks on exterior and strap, moderate scuffs and wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Acce...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

  • Prada Sidonie Crossbody Bag City Calf
  • Prada Sidonie Crossbody Bag City Calf
  • Prada Sidonie Crossbody Bag City Calf
  • Prada Sidonie Crossbody Bag City Calf
H 5.5 in. W 12 in. D 1 in.
Prada Pleated Hobo Soft Calf Medium
By Prada
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Great. Faint scuffs on exterior, creasing on handle, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Luggage Tag Measurements: Handle Drop 9-10", Height 8", Width 11", Depth 5" Design...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hobo Bags

  • Prada Pleated Hobo Soft Calf Medium
  • Prada Pleated Hobo Soft Calf Medium
  • Prada Pleated Hobo Soft Calf Medium
  • Prada Pleated Hobo Soft Calf Medium
H 8 in. W 11 in. D 5 in.
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Calf Handbags For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a broad range of calf handbags for sale on 1stDibs. For calf handbags, Black is a pretty popular color, but we also have Brown, Beige, Gray and more in stock now. Making the right choice when shopping for these accessories may mean looking at versions that date from different eras — you can find early iterations from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century, all of which have proven very popular over the years. Finding appealing calf handbags such as these — no matter the origin — is easy, but Hermès, Prada and Louis Vuitton each produced popular versions that are worth a look. 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 Calf Handbags?

Prices for calf handbags can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $215 and can go as high as $70,949, while these items, on average, fetch $2,167.

Finding the Right Handbags and Purses 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, handbag lovers are savvier and have a wider range of shopping options. Nevertheless, classic bags 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 bag — Birkin, 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.