1950s Novelty Bags

Gorgeous 1950s Large Fully Beaded Navy Blue Needlepoint 50s Tapestry Purse Bag
Gorgeous 1950s Large Fully Beaded Navy Blue Nee...
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1950s Top Handle Bags
Gorgeous vintage late 1950s large fully beaded British Hong Kong needlepoint tapestry handbag! Features thousands of iridescent navy blue seed beads throughout. Needlepoint flowers o...
Soure New York Mid Century Patent leather Poodle Dog handbag
Soure New York Mid Century Patent leather Poodl...
1950s Top Handle Bags
Art Deco Handbag, by Soure of New York, in Black Patent Leather, with A Poodle to front, made of generally of Black and White microbeads with highlights to the ears and legs, with he...
Lucille de Paris Vintage Tan Alligator Belly Bag
Lucille de Paris Vintage Tan Alligator Belly Bag
Lucille de Paris
1950s Novelty Bags
Product details: Vintage tan alligator belly shoulder bag by Lucille de Paris. From the 1950s/1960s. Single shoulder strap. Front flap with flip-lock closure. Lined interior wit...
Wilardy Dooner Book piece White Marble Lucite bag
Wilardy Dooner Book piece White Marble Lucite bag
Unknown, Wilardy
1950s Novelty Bags
1950s Wilardy Opaque , Marbled White Lucite Purse, Ornate Clasp, Great Handel Mirror inside top of handbag with a Stunning Pearl and Crystal Decorative clasp. Measuring 10 WIDE X 5 ...
Koret Rare Vintage Handbag Chunky Black Chain Link Strap Unique Print
Koret Rare Vintage Handbag Chunky Black Chain L...
Koret, Koret
1950s Top Handle Bags
I have sold hundreds of Koret handbags over the years, and I've never seen one quite like this one. This is a rare vintage Koret handbag in a luxurious printed quilted fabric in bea...
Hand Painted White Picnic Basket Purse with Toile Interior, 1950s
Hand Painted White Picnic Basket Purse with Toi...
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1950s Novelty Bags
A vintage handbag roomy enough to carry modern necessities is a tall order. Thanks to its cavernous open interior this one does it and then some. Little details like a hand painted l...
Pink Lucite Purse Handbag with clear carved lid
Pink Lucite Purse Handbag with clear carved lid
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1950s Evening Bags and Minaudières
Mid Century Rare Pink Metallic Lucite sided Handbag with deep, floral carved clear lid and crystal like handle and base, contrasting to the shiny pink sides. Brass twist-lock clasp a...
Florida Handbags Carved Lucite Box Purse, 1950s
Florida Handbags Carved Lucite Box Purse, 1950s
1950s Top Handle Bags
A purse that “makes” any outfit it’s paired with, this handbag is like a piece of sculpture. Surprisingly roomy, semi-opaque mother-of-pearl body (so you don’t have to line it with a...
Large 1950's Figural Straw Novelty Beach Bag
Large 1950's Figural Straw Novelty Beach Bag
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1950s Novelty Bags
Adorable! You will have the best beach companions with this 1950's straw beach bag complete with Mr. & Mrs. Nassau along for the ride. The large cylinder shaped bag opens at the to...
Pearlized Champagne Lucite Handbag with Pierced...
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1950s Top Handle Bags
So much more than a handbag, this gorgeous purse resembles a piece of Heywood-Wakefield furniture more than a fashion accessory. From its curving “waterfall” edges to its remarkable...
Garay Novelty Handbag with Newsstand Print Fabric
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1950s Novelty Bags
This wonderful handbag has a black patent vinyl body, a twisted clear plastic handle, and a printed fabric panel under a protective sheet of clear vinyl. The panel depicts the storef...
Souré Handbag with Modern Art Themed Printed Ve...
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1950s Novelty Bags
This tote style handbag has a black vinyl body with novelty fabric insets. The unusual velveteen fabric is printed with exhibition posters promoting the work of famous modern artists...
Anne-Marie Black Suede Handbag Shaped Like a Fo...
Anne-Marie, Anne-Marie
1950s Novelty Bags
This sweet figural handbag is shaped like a folding hand fan. It's done in a fine, black suede on a frame of gold plated brass. A zippered opening allows access to the bag, and the s...
Black Suede Handbag Shaped Like a Crate of Cham...
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1950s Novelty Bags
This wonderful figural handbag is shaped like a wooden crate with 3 champagne bottles sticking out of the top. Made from a fine black suede, the crate has a label on the front stampe...
Turtle Shaped Handbag in Cream Leather and Carv...
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1950s Novelty Bags
This adorable turtle shaped handbag has wonderful details. The body / shell of the turtle is done in soft, cream colored (kid?) suede. The back is pieced to resemble the pattern and ...
Jeanne Bernard of Paris Black Suede Coffee Grin...
1950s Novelty Bags
This charming figural handbag is shaped like an old fashioned coffee grinder. It's covered in a fine, black suede with details and accents in gold plated brass. The inside of the lid...
Jeanne Bernard of Paris Black Suede Mandolin Sh...
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1950s Novelty Bags
This delightful figural handbag is shaped like a mandolin. It's covered in a fine, black suede with details and accents in gold plated brass. The “strings” are twisted wires that run...
Marbleized Gray Bakelite Purse, 1950's
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1950s Novelty Bags
Marbleized Gray Bakelite Purse from the 1950's. Unusual shape with curved handles decorated with silvered filigree accents. Interior mirror within lid. 1950's USA. 11" x 3.5&q...
Anne-Marie of Paris white leather and gilt 'Han...
Anne-Marie, Anne-Marie
1950s Evening Bags and Minaudières
Wonderful 'Hand of Cards' handbag by Anne-Marie, in white kid leather, with gilt highlights(suits of cards) and a clever clasp in the shape of a very realistic 'dice'. The bag is si...
1950s Mexican Souvenir Doll Purse
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1950s Novelty Bags
1950s Mexican Souvenir Doll Purse. Adorable mini woven straw purse with whimsical three dimensional details, including yarn pompoms, felt scenery, seeds, and a wrapped up baby doll. ...
BuffaloSkin Wallet Detailed with Swirls Of Flor...
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1950s Wallets and Small Accessories
This wonderfully detailed wallet, of soft buffalo skin is detailed with Sterling Silver along the outer front edge, etched in swirls of floral design. When closed, the wallet m...
Clothing Boutique Handbag By Soure
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1950s Novelty Bags
This stylish, novelty purse by Soure' is designed like a French fashion shop. The front of the bag has a screen printed image of a storefront with mannequins, clothing and accessorie...
Flower Shop Handbag By Soure
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1950s Novelty Bags
This charming, novelty handbag by Soure' is designed like a French florist shop. The front of the bag has a screen printed image of a storefront with flowers and plants in the displa...
Koret Scissors and Thimble Handbag
Koret, Richard Koret
1950s Novelty Bags
This exceptional Koret black leather handbag has dissected scissors attaching the handle to the frame and a thimble for the clasp. The yellow gold plated thimble and yellow and white...
Vintage "Basket of Daisies" Novelty Bag
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1950s Novelty Bags
A sensational novelty bag in the form of a black lacquered picnic basket with gold tone catch, which bears the slightest signs of wear. The internal black lining is pristine and look...
Koret Double Bubbles Handbag
Richard Koret, Richard Koret
1950s Novelty Bags
This unusual black leather handbag has an almost cartoon-like design. It looks like two overlapping bubbles with a shiny highlight on the edge of the front bubble. The kiss lock clas...
Koret Vintage Genuine Alligator Handbag Coin Pu...
Koret, Koret
1950s Top Handle Bags
You'll love this beautiful 1950's genuine alligator Koret vintage handbag with original coin purse and mirror. This bag closes at the top with a gold clasp and has a 12” handle. The...
1950's Scarlet Red Maud Hundley Needlepoint Pur...
1950s Novelty Bags
A fantastic and rare extra-large needlepoint purse from Maud Hundley in a lovely botanic pattern featuring butterflies, ladybugs, flowers and leaves. The frame features a floral scro...
1950's Joseph Magnin White Beaded Pagoda Frame ...
Joseph Magnin Co., Joseph Magnin Co.
1950s Novelty Bags
An unusual and whimsical white beaded purse with gold beaded and jeweled pagoda frame. A fan-shaped clasp opens to a white silk lining with pocket and coin purse. The white beading f...
1950's Black Straw Pouch Bag with White Seashells
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1950s Novelty Bags
A wonderful drawstring style black straw pouch bag made of finely woven black straw. The exterior is adorned with real seashells and embroidery. Perfect for summer and resort attire.
1950's WILARDY Tortoise Acetate Hard Bodied Pla...
Wilardy
1950s Evening Bags and Minaudières
1950's WILARDY tortoise acetate hard bodied plastic purse. These bags are frequently mis-called 'lucite purses' when they are usually a combination of acetate plastic and only someti...
1950's Rosenfeld Floral Tapestry Handbag
Rosenfeld, Rosenfeld
1950s Novelty Bags
A stunning bouquet of colorful needlepoint roses set against bone leather trim. Bag features double-rolled leather handles with brass feet. Interior is cream grosgrain in impeccable ...
1950's Beaded & Wicker Floral Basket Novelty Bag
1950s Novelty Bags
A fantastic white encrusted and beaded wicker basket style handbag. Double woven handles accent a floral and butterfly beaded motif in soft pastels. The bag is fully lined in pink sa...
Rare 1950's Morris Moscowitz Beige Leather Purs...
1950s Evening Bags and Minaudières
Presented here is a beautiful purse produced by Morris Moscowitz Co. The bag is from the 1950's. The purse has beige leather on the exterior of the bag with curved interlocking lined...
1950's Atomic Space Age Black Leather Handbag M...
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1950s Novelty Bags
What a great shape! This bag is a large modified oval, with the handle opening inside the oval. There are two leather pockets with snap closure on the front of the bag. A black leath...
Rare Large Jolles of Paris 1950s Poodle bag
1950s Novelty Bags
Handbag, by "Jolles", Paris, France, decorated in form of a Poodle. These are individually made, and the Poodle is created from lace and diamantes, and the beads are randomly set for...
1950s Walborg Beaded Figural Cat Purse
Walborg, Unknown
1950s Novelty Bags
Fresh from a French collection this extraordinary novelty handbag by Walborg was retailed at a chic shop in the 1950s, entirely covered with pearly white beads, with large glass eyes...
1950's Midas of Miami Gold Wicker Purse, Americ...
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1950s Novelty Bags
This charming gold painted wicker bag from Midas of Miami probably dates to the early 1950's. It is decorated with glittering velvet flags, and the American and Cuban flags are promi...
Rare & Wonderful Spring Bag with Applique Metal...
1950s Novelty Bags
We have only seen this bag twice (one in black and one in the creamy white we present here). It is one of our favorite forms and we are pleased to offer this purse to our 1stdibs c...
Black Box Handbag with Gold Flowers
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1950s Novelty Bags
Fantastic estate find, this unique box-style handbag has an unusual shape and is decorated at bottom with an impressed gold floral design. Double handles, leather latch. Interior is ...
French Sequin Black Linen Bag
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1950s Top Handle Bags
Chic Sequin French Bag on black linen base. Elegant and timeless detailing with even seed bead borders on the interiors and edges of strap. Moire taffeta lining. 1950's France. Exce...
Chalk Beaded Raffia Bag
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1950s Top Handle Bags
Chalk Beaded Raffia Bag with drawstring ties. Floral patterns embroidered with natural raffia thread and outlined in chalk glass beads throughout. France 1950's. 9" x 9" x 3". Excel...
1950's Walborg Metal Chain Evening Bag
Walborg, Walborg
1950s Evening Bags and Minaudières
1950's Walborg evening bag. The bag is lined in fabric with an exterior completely covered in a gorgeous metal chain design. The bag is in exceptional condition for its age with some...
Wadsworth Surrealist Camera Minaudière
1950s Evening Bags and Minaudières
Wadsworth black antelope suede and gilt metal surealist figural minaudière. The early camera shape with attached strap handle, interior mirror,and multiple fitted compartments. 195...
1950s black faille & white floral beaded handba...
1950s Novelty Bags
A beautiful structured hand bag from the 1950s from Elise Tu, Hong Kong...Black faille is covered with white glass beads in the shapes of fantasy flowers & leaves, the flowers have p...
Anne-Marie Poker Dice Handbag
Anne-Marie, Anne-Marie
1950s Novelty Bags
Very rare poker dice handbag by Anne-Marie. The bag is covered in red leather with gold-plated brass brackets that hold actual poker dice on the lid. The poker dice can be removed fo...
Anne-Marie Sugar Bowl Handbag
Anne-Marie, Anne-Marie
1950s Novelty Bags
Extremely rare sugar bowl shaped handbag by Anne-Marie. The bag is covered in red leather with white painted wood sugar cubes and gold-plated tongs. The front has a label with "AM Pa...
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