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Vintage CHANEL lipstick red caviar cosmetic and toiletry pouch. Classic purse.
By Chanel
Located in Kashiwa, Chiba
1990s. Vintage CHANEL lipstick red caviar leather cosmetic and toiletry pouch. Very chic vanity purse. Must have. This is a 90's vintage CHANEL cosmetic purse made out of caviar lea...
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1990s Wallets and Small Accessories

Vintage Chanel Lambskin Jumbo Classic Flap Bag XL Black
By Chanel
Located in Hiroshima City, JP
Vintage Chanel jumbo classic flap bag in excellent vintage condition. Biggest classic in 2.55 Family. This vintage Chanel jumbo classic adds effortless cool to any outfit. Thanks to ...
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1990s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Vintage Fringe Quilted Jumbo Maxi Jean Blue Denim Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage Quilted Jumbo Maxi Jean Blue Denim Classic Flap 1991 {VINTAGE 30 Years} -Gold tone hardware -Oversized vintage CC turnlock -Denim blue quilted canvas -Classic inter...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Vintage 90s Chanel Classic Black Quilted Patent Handbag
By Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Vintage 90s Chanel classic black quilted patent leather handbag. - Kiss lock closure. - Interior zip closure. - One interior slip pocket. - Silver Hardware. - Measurement...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

Chanel Classic Vintage Caviar CC Black Diamond Quilted Timeless Clutch
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Classic Vintage Caviar CC Black Diamond Quilted Timeless Clutch This stylish clutch is beautifully crafted of black diamond quilted caviar leather. The clutch features a poli...
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1990s Clutches

Chanel Classic Vintage Beige CC Diamond Quilted Caviar Timeless Clutch
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Classic Vintage Beige CC Diamond Quilted Caviar Timeless Clutch This stylish clutch is beautifully crafted of beige diamond quilted caviar leather. The clutch features a poli...
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1990s Clutches

Chanel Vintage Classic Single Flap Bag Quilted Suede Jumbo
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Moderate wear and loss of shape on exterior, darkening on base corners and strap. Moderate scuffs and indentations on rear, scratches and tarnish o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Classic Double Flap Bag Quilted Glitter Patent Medium
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing, scuffs and marks on exterior and underneath flap, wear on strap, minor bubbling on flap rear. Moderate scuffs and indentations on interior flap, wear ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel Bag with Top Handle Classic Flap Vintage Logo Nameplate Tweed Clutch
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel confetti tweed flap with large CC logo and name plate chain 1996 {VINTAGE 25 Years} Silver hardware Interior center zipper pocket Additional center pocket Interior white lamb...
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1990s Clutches

Chanel Classic Flap Rare Vintage and Letter Nameplate Black & White Canvas Tote
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Vintage Chanel canvas black and white flap with name plate chain 1997 {VINTAGE 24 Years} Silver hardware Interior center zipper pocket Additional center pocket Magnetic closure Mad...
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1990s Clutches

Chanel Vintage Black Lambskin Classic Flap Bag Gold Hardware Medium
By Chanel, Chanel Boutique
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Featuring gold tone hardware, a front flap with the signature Mademoiselle interlocking CC turn lock closure, a gold toned chain strap interlaced with leather, a rear flat pocket, an...
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Early 20th Century Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Rare Beige Caviar Top Handle Classic Kelly Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage Rare Beige Caviar Top Handle Classic Kelly Flap Bag Leather Top Handle CC Turnlock Closure Interior Zip And Slip Pockets Caviar Leather Leather Lining Gold Hardware ...
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1990s Tote Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Giant CC Shiny Vintage Rare Black Crocodile Skin Leather Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Small black Chanel crocodile envelope flap with vintage chain 1990 {VINTAGE 31 Years} Vintage gold hardware Interior black leather lining Crocodile detail on chain Zippered center p...
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1990s Clutches

Chanel Classic Flap Giant CC Shiny Vintage Rare Black Crocodile Skin Leather Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Small black Chanel crocodile envelope flap with vintage chain 1990 {VINTAGE 31 Years} Vintage gold hardware Interior black leather lining Crocodile detail on chain Zippered center p...
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1990s Clutches

Chanel Classic Flap Top Handle Rare Vintage Black Canvas Satchel
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Black Woven Silk Rope Vintage Mini Classic Kelly Year: 1997 {VINTAGE 24 Years} Gold Hardware (24k Plated) CC Turn Lock Closure Black Silk Woven Rope Black Leather Interior...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

Chanel Mini Vintage Lambskin Crossbody Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Mini Vintage Lambskin Crossbody Classic Flap Bag 1989 {VINTAGE 32 Years} Gold hardware Black lambskin diamond stitch Red lambskin interior lining Classic interwoven long cha...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Transparent Naked Classic Gold Vintage Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel naked transparent classic flap with gold lambskin piping and signature CC turn lock. Features gold hardware and a classic bag pocket. In very good condition with slight scr...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Transparent Naked Classic Silver Vintage Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Transparent Naked Classic Silver Vintage Flap Bag clear silver-tone hardware fold-over top with CC turn-lock fastening two leather and chain link shoulder straps back slip po...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Vintage Woven Organic Nude Beige Raffia Cloth Blend Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare Vintage Woven Raffia Organic Classic Flap Bag Year: 1997 {VINTAGE 24 Years} Gold hardware Iconic CC turnlock closure Interwoven long shoulder strap Beige interior lining...
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1990s Tote Bags

Chanel Shopping Shoulder Bag Vintage 90s Small Classic Black Caviar Leather Tote
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Caviar Vintage 1999 Small Classic Shoulder Bag 1999 {22 Years VINTAGE} Gold hardware Classic interwoven chain CC Turnlock logo at front Black caviar leather Zip top closure ...
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1990s Tote Bags

Chanel Vintage Black Lambskin Quilted Classic Double Flap Bag Small (Circa 1997)
By Chanel
Located in Montreal, Quebec
This Chanel bag is made with lambskin leather in black with signature diamond stitching. The bag features gold tone hardware, a front flap with the interlocking CC turn lock closure,...
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1990s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Rare Vintage Small Denim Quilted Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare Vintage Small Denim Quilted Classic Flap Bag 1998 {VINTAGE 23 Years} Gold-tone hardware Turn-lock in front Classic back pocket Lined in black lambskin leather Interior ...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Vintage classic CHANEL bag calf skin black/white 1990/95
By Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Chanel
Located in Stuttgart, DE
This classic black - white shoulder bag comes with 7 digits ID card Nr. 6884197, this is around 1995. The whole bag is black and white, the 2 adjustable (short and long) straps, the...
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1990s Shoulder Bags

  • Vintage classic CHANEL bag calf skin black/white 1990/95
  • Vintage classic CHANEL bag calf skin black/white 1990/95
  • Vintage classic CHANEL bag calf skin black/white 1990/95
  • Vintage classic CHANEL bag calf skin black/white 1990/95
H 5.91 in. W 2.37 in. D 2.37 in. L 9.85 in.
Chanel Vintage 90's Tweed Beige Classic Reissue Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage Tweed Beige Classic Reissue Tote Bag W 10.63 inch, H 7.87 inch, D 3.15 inch Year 1994 Made in France
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Beige Lizard Medium Classic Double Flap Vintage Bag
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Beige Lizard Medium Classic Flap is in excellent vintage condition. It has enjoyed a previous life and may have some small imperfections. Lizard is a highly co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Pink Tweed Square Mini Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Montreal, Quebec
This vintage Chanel Mini Flap Bag is constructed in soft-pink timeless tweed. It’s outfitted with silver tone hardware, a front flap with the signature interlocking CC turn lock clos...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Lambskin Stripe Diana Medium Vintage Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel red Lady Diana Medium Classic Bag 1993 {VINTAGE 28 Years} Vintage red lambskin leather with gold hardware and classic cc interlocking clasp closure Beige lambskin interior li...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Classic Single Flap Bag Quilted Crinkled Patent Jumbo
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Damaged. Creasing on exterior, peeling and stickiness on flap and strap, cracking on strap. Heavy creasing, stickiness and peeling underneath flap, wear and marks in inter...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

CHANEL Vintage Classic Chain Shoulder Bag Black Flap Quilted Lamb
By Chanel
Located in Takamatsu-shi, JP
An authentic CHANEL Vintage Classic Chain Shoulder Bag Black Quilted Flap Lamb. The color is Black. The outside material is Leather. The pattern is Solid. This item is Vintage / Clas...
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15th Century and Earlier Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Rare 90's Vintage Quilted Light Blue Lambskin Top Handle Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Baby blue Chanel lambskin quilted flap with top handle and classic back pocket 1996 {VINTAGE 25 Years} Silver hardware Classic turn lock CC closure Interior center zippered pocket A...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

Chanel Vintage Tweed Rare Limited Edition Patchwork Small Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel patchwork small classic flap bag Year: 2006 {VINTAGE 15 Years} Denim and cotton stitched patchwork CC eyelet and floral patch details Gold brushed hardware Classic interwoven...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Double Classic Flap Vintage 2001 Logomania Coco Quilted Lambskin Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage 2000 Logomania Peach Orange Coco Quilted Classic Flap Bag 2001 {VINTAGE 20 Years} Gold hardware Classic interwoven leather chain CC Turnlock closure Double flap with...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Rare 1991 Vintage Quilted Black Lambskin Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare 1991 Vintage Lambskin Quilted Classic Flap Bag 1991 {VINTAGE 30 Years} Gold hardware CC Turnlock Closure Texturized stud hardware Classic flap back pocket Quilted Leathe...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Classic Flap White and Black Lambskin Leather Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage Classic Flap White and Black Lambskin Leather Shoulder Bag From the Spring 2011 Collection. White and black leather Chanel Classic Medium Double Flap bag with brushe...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Rare Micro Mini Vintage Gold Sequin & Microfiber Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Classic Flap Rare Micro Mini Vintage Gold Sequin & Microfiber Bag 1990 {VINTAGE 31 Years} Gold hardware Classic interwoven chain CC turn-lock closure Gold sequins throughout ...
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1990s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Rare Jumbo Maxi XL Vintage Classic Flap Giant Clutch Briefcase
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare Jumbo Maxi XL Vintage Classic Flap Giant Clutch Briefcase This Chanel Maxi Shoulder bag is extremely versatile. It can be worn over the shoulder or it can be carried acr...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Rare Micro Mini Vintage Gold Sequin & Microfiber Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Classic Flap Rare Micro Mini Vintage Gold Sequin & Microfiber Bag 1990 {VINTAGE 31 Years} Gold hardware Classic interwoven chain CC turn-lock closure Gold sequins throughout ...
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1990s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Rare 1991 Vintage Quilted Black Lambskin Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare 1991 Vintage Lambskin Quilted Classic Flap Bag 1991 {VINTAGE 30 Years} Gold hardware CC Turnlock Closure Texturized stud hardware Classic flap back pocket Quilted Leathe...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Medium Classic Vintage Striped Red and Beige Double Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Red beige and white Chanel lambskin fabric double flap with interlocking cc clasp 2005 {VINTAGE 16 Years} Gold hardware Interior flap CC logo Interior zipper flap pocket Interior la...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Waist Classic Flap Rare Vintage 90s Limited Edition Micro Mini Bronze Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare Vintage 90's Limited Edition Micro Mini Classic Flap Bag 1991 {VINTAGE 30 Years} Gold Hardware Bronze quilted lambskin leather CC Turnlock Leather lined interior 3.9" W ...
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1990s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Chanel Classic Flap Naked Swarovski Strass Vintage 2002 Runway Mini Beige Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Naked Nude Swarovski Strass Vintage 2002 Runway Mini Flap Bag 2002 {VINTAGE 19 Years} Nude beige satin Ruthenium grey hardware Swarovski crystal throughout. Classic CC turn-...
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Early 2000s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Long Rare Vintage Patent Leather Classic Flap Bag Bijoux Chain Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Small Chanel patent leather quilted flap 2005 {VINTAGE 16 Years} Gold hardware Bijoux chain Two small interior pockets Strap Drop: Single 14.5” Double 8” 4.5” H x 9” W x 2.5” D Mad...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Caviar Mini Classic Flap Fanny Pack Waist Belt Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Vintage Chanel square quilted caviar classic flap shaped fanny pack waist bag 2004 {VINTAGE 17 Years} Gold hardware Exterior black caviar leather Interior lambskin lining Back card ...
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Early 2000s Belt Bags

Chanel Black Quilted Rare Mini Classic Patent Flap Bag Silver Hardware Vintage
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Black Quilted Rare Mini Classic Patent Flap Bag Silver Hardware Vintage The bag features a light gold chain link leather threaded cross body shoulder strap and a light gold t...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Vintage 90's Soft Chevron Fringe Pink Lambskin Leather Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Soft Pink Chevron Fringe Lambskin Flap Bag 1989 {VINTAGE 32 Years} CC logo Stitched detail Magnetic clasp closure Beige interior lambskin lining Center zippered pocket Hangin...
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1980s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel New Rare Vintage Transparent Clear Naked Gold Classic Medium Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Transparent Classic Medium Flap Bag 2001 {Vintage 20 Years} Metallic gold lambskin piping Interwoven gold lambskin chain Shoulder strap can be worn single, crossbody (25.5"...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Flap Box Vintage 1997 Classic Single Rare Black Caviar Leather Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Year: 1997 {VINTAGE 24 Years} Gold hardware Classic interwoven chain Interwoven chain Classic back pocket Caviar leather Black leather lined interior Main interior zippered pocket W ...
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1990s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Vintage Caviar Square Quilted Mini Classic Fanny Pack Waist Belt Bag
By Chanel
Located in Montreal, Quebec
A very rare vintage Chanel fanny pack in excellent condition. This Vintage Chanel Flap Waist Bag is made with square quilted black caviar leather. Featuring gold toned hardware, an a...
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Early 2000s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Vintage 2000s Pink & Grey Tweed and Fur Cross Body Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Classic Flap Vintage 2000s Pink & Grey Tweed and Fur Cross Body Bag 2005 {VINTAGE 16 Years} Light purple genuine rabbit fur with multicolor black, blue and tweed, CC turn lo...
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Early 2000s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel 2.55 Reissue Transparent Classic Flap Black Lamb Leather Vintage Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Transparent Classic 2.55 Flap Vintage Clear Naked Flap Chanel Transparent Classic Medium Flap Bag with black lambskin piping. Features Chanel interwoven black lambskin chain ...
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Early 2000s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Micro Mini Vintage 90s Black Lambskin Leather Cross Body Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Micro Mini Vintage 90s Crossbody Classic Flap Bag Gold hardware Classic interwoven chain Lambskin quilted leather Foldover flap with CC turn lock closure Burgundy red signat...
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1990s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Vintage with Gold Hardware Red Caviar Leather Cross Body Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare Vintage Red Caviar Classic Flap with Gold Hardware 1994 (VINTAGE 27 Years} Red caviar quilted leather Gold hardware Front flap pocket with CC turnlock closure Main zipper...
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1990s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Clutch Vintage 80's Gold Cc Closure Black Crocodile Skin Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage 1989 Crocodile Flap Bag Clutch Gold CC Closure The vintage Chanel octagon black crocodile 8 sided flap with classic cc closure and attached interwoven chain 1989 {V...
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1980s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Flap Vintage 90s Mini Wicker Raffia Classic Black Rattan Cross Body Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Flap Vintage 90s Mini Wicker Raffia Classic Black Rattan Cross Body Bag 1990's {VINTAGE 20+ Years} Gold hardware Classic interwoven chain The bag features a long gold chain ...
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1990s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Minaudière Classic Flap 90s Vintage Runway Micro Mini Jean Blue Denim Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel denim and gold hardware micro mini classic flap 1989 {VINTAGE 32 Years} Gold hardware CC turnlock closure Interior Black lambskin lining 4.5" H 5.5" W x 1.75" D Strap: 10.5"...
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1980s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel 2.55 Reissue Transparent Classic Heart Flap Vintage White Grey Clear Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Transparent Classic 2.55 Heart Flap Vintage Grey Tone Clear and White Chanel transparent classic flap in clear and white hues. With a transparent design, this piece is punctu...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Rare Vintage Orylag Black and Grey Tweed Fur Cross Body Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare Vintage Classic Flap Orylag Fur Grey Tweed 2005 {VINTAGE 16 Years} Silver hardware Classic CC turn lock Black microfiber Chanel logo interior lining Center zippered p...
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Early 2000s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Vintage Chanel Black Denim Maxi Classic Flap Shoulder Bag
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chanel Black Denim Maxi Classic Flap Shoulder Bag in very good condition. Quilted black denim exterior trimmed with gold hardware. Front CC logo twist closure opens via single flap t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Brown Quilted Lambskin Leather Large Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in San Diego, CA
Dress up in class with this gorgeous Chanel Vintage Brown Quilted Lambskin Large Classic Flap Bag. The black quilted lambskin leather is soft and supple and features a large golden t...
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Late 20th Century Handbags and Purses

Vintage CHANEL milky pink color lambskin classic 2.55 handbag purse with gold CC
By Chanel
Located in Kashiwa, Chiba
1990. Vintage CHANEL milky pink color lambskin classic 2.55 handbag purse with golden CC. Rare color classic bag. Introducing another fabulous vintage purse in milky pink lambskin 2...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

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Vintage Classic Chanel Handbag For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact vintage or contemporary vintage classic chanel handbag you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. If you’re looking for an option in Black and you’re unable to find the right fit, there are plenty of variations in Beige, Red and more. Finding the perfect vintage classic chanel handbag may mean sifting through those that were made during different time periods — popular versions were made as early as the 18th Century and a newer one, made as recently as the 21st Century, can also be found on the site. Finding a vintage classic chanel handbag for sale for women should be easy, but there are 81 pieces available to browse for men as well.

How Much is a Vintage Classic Chanel Handbag?

On average, a vintage classic chanel handbag on 1stDibs sells for $3,313, while they’re typically $1,495 on the low end and $27,000 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Chanel Biography and Important Works

The first Chanel shop was opened in 1910 in Paris on rue Cambon by the young milliner Gabrielle Chanel (1883–1971), who had picked up the nickname “Coco” while working as a club singer. The boutique drew the attention of the Parisian fashion elite who popularized her wide-brimmed Chanel Modes hats. Soon she added a sportswear store in the Normandy resort town of Deauville, where Coco set the tone for her defining sense of style — traditionally masculine garments reimagined for feminine shapes, made from simple jersey fabric.

Effortless and elegant, her designs promoted comfort and grace in women’s wear that had been dominated in the previous century by complicated layers of fabric and cumbersome corsets. She followed this success with a couture house, opened in 1915 in Biarritz. Over the next six decades, Coco Chanel would become a pivotal designer of both fashionable casual wear and Paris haute couture as well as an icon and arbiter of 20th-century style with her bob haircut and pearls.

However, Chanel was not born into a life of glamour. Following the death of her mother, her father left her in an orphanage where she lived until the age of 18. It was there that she learned to sew as well as appreciate the classic pairing of black and white as worn by the nuns. In 1926, she introduced her first little black dress, reclaiming a color that had once been reserved for mourning and working-class women. That same decade, she debuted her perfume, Chanel No. 5, as well as the Chanel suit with a fitted skirt, inspired by the boxy lines of men’s clothing and employing a sporty tweed. 

Chanel closed her fashion operations during World War II, then returned to the industry in 1954 to design for the functional needs of modern women. Structure and wearability endured in all of Chanel’s clothing and accessories, like the quilted leather 2.55 handbag introduced in 1955 with its gold-chain shoulder strap that freed up a woman’s hands. Chanel's collarless jacket reacted against the constricting styles of Christian Dior's New Look, replacing them with a design that was timeless, an instant classic. The 1957 two-tone slingback pumps had a practical heel height while offering a bold statement in the black tip of the shoes.

After Coco Chanel died in 1971, the brand underwent several changes in leadership, including fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who took over as artistic director in 1983. Over the years, the company has continued to innovate, such as expanding into ready-to-wear fashion in 1978 and, in 2002, establishing a subsidiary company — Paraffection — dedicated to preserving the heritage skills of fashion artisan workshops. The House of Chanel still operates its flagship on rue Cambon in Paris, where it all began.

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