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Jeanne Lanvin Haute Couture Boléro Reticule gloves and Bibi, 1940s
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1940 France Haute Couture Surprising and rare group of Designer accessories Labelled Jeanne Lanvin from the beginning of the Forties. The Haute Couture Label indicates Jeanne...
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1940s Art Deco French Black Doeskin Suede Tiny Cylinder Hand Made Evening Bag
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
1940s Art Deco French black doeskin suede tiny cylinder hand made evening bag The elegant diminutive size purse is covered with plush black doeskin suede A series of tiny bow medall...
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HERMES Kelly 35 Crocodile Shiny Black Bag
Located in Paris, FR
MAGNIFICENT Kelly 35 bag from the House of HERMES in shiny black porosus crocodile. The jewelry is gold plated. On each tab, inscription "HERMES Paris". It has its padlock, its bell ...
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1940s Brass and Copper Evening Bag
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s brass hexagon evening handbag with the face and back panels entirely beaded in copper glass beads to match the double entwined handle. The interior of the bag has two main pock...
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1940s Black Twill Purse with Decorative Brass Hardware
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Black twill purse with a decorative brass closure, gathered body toped with decorative frame. The interior of the purse is made of a black lining with several pocket and one of...
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Sculptural Midnight Blue Leather Accordion Top Handbag Patented in 1949 by Bogan
Located in Chicago, IL
Wonderfully engineered box bag with an accordion shaped top by Eli Bogan. This cleverly designed handbag is very modern, though it was patented in 1949. The bag is made of midnight b...
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1940s Brown Fur Felt Handbag With Brass Stud Decoration
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s brown fur felt daytime handbag gathered at the structured flip-back closure. The body of the bag is decorated with brass rounded studs and finished with an extra wide wrist str...
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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 into a decorative curse to match the decorative grip on the double sash handle. The in...
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1940s Black Satin Evening Clutch with Gold Metallic Shusu Embroidery
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s black Satin evening clutch with decorative couched embroidery in metallic gold configured in flowers, butterfly, and sun-ray motifs. This type of Shusu embroidery is a traditio...
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Hermes Kelly Bag 35cm Retourne Sac a Depeches Brown Box Leather Vintage
Located in Port Saint Lucie, FL
This fabulous handbag was made by Hermes in 1945. Originally coined the Sac a Depeches - this piece was made about 12 years before Grace Kelly wore the style that we now know as the...
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1940s purple Suede Handbag
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s purple suede handbag with matching suede handle and adorned with brass hardware and closure. Interior lining is made of a black twill with one interior pocket.
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1940s Harry Rosenfeld Sage Velvet Envelope Clutch W/ Beaded & Embroidered Flap
Located in San Francisco, CA
A gorgeous Indian-inspired 1940s Harry Rosenfeld sage green velvet envelope clutch with a classic Indian floral design, beaded and embroidered flap in gunmetal, copper and rose gold ...
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1940s Brown Alligator Handbag with Triangular Clasp Closure
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Brown Alligator Handbag with Triangular Clasp Closure at the top of the frame. The interior of the bag is in good condition but have all the original coin purse, zippers and po...
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1940s Art Deco Ebony Iridescent Glass Beaded Evening Purse
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
1940s Exquisite ebony art deco glass carnival beaded evening purse The elegant oval-shaped evening bag is encrusted with elaborate black iridiscent glass caviar style micro beads t...
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1940s Italian Taupe Alligator Croc Embossed Vintage 40s Leather Handbag Purse
Located in Chicago, IL
Chic 1940s Italian made alligator / crocodile embossed patent leather bag! Perfect taupe color is great all year, and matches anything. Pale gold hardware, and removable chain strap....
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Glass Beaded 1940s Evening Bag
Located in New York, NY
A gorgeous black carnival glass beaded evening handbag from the 1940s. It has a top twisted strap and spring closure. There are vertical waves around it's circumference. The botto...
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New York City Appliqued Clutch with Night Club and Shopping Theme Embroidery
Located in New Hope, PA
A black wool felt clutch is appliqued on the front side with a cheerful yellow checker taxi cab carrying two passengers. It is surrounded by embroidered names of chic retail stores i...
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A cream beaded evening bag, with a fabulous jewelled frame, Josef, USA, 1940s.
Located in London, London
This rare and iconic clutch bag, in the realm of vintage and collectable handbags, made for Saks Fifth Avenue, is crowned with an exuberant and baroque frame/clasp, made by the celeb...
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Harry Rosenfeld Original C.1940 Oxblood Leather Triangular Handbag
Located in Atlanta, GA
Depending on the angle, this C.1940 Harry Rosenfeld design looks like a triangle, a diamond or a hexagon ... from the sides, bottom and opening. A closer look reveals that the oxblo...
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1940’s Studded Emerald Green Leather Clutch Handbag
Located in Atlanta, GA
This 1940’s emerald green leather handbag has a fashion forward look with brass faceted stud accents that are as stylish today as in the past. The trapezoidal silhouette and ruched ...
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Volupte Mirrored Midnight Blue Compact, 1940's
Located in Atlanta, GA
Volupte, an American company renowned in its day for glamorous mirrored compacts, created this unusual midnight blue enamel compact in the 1940's. Though it could be carried in a ha...
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Large 1940’s Black Cordé Crescent Clutch Handbag
Located in Atlanta, GA
Cordé handbags offered unique designs starting in the 1930’s continuing through the 1950’s using gimp cord sewn to fabric often with intricate patterns and accented with lucite piece...
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HERMES brown leather VINTAGE HAUT A COURROIES 45 HAC BIRKIN Bag
Located in Zürich, CH
Hermes 'Haut a Courroies 45' bag in medium brown Veau Box leather. Rare vintage 1940s model with brass hardware. Unlined. Has been carried and shows an overall patina and signs of us...
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Rich Jeweled Tone Walborg Beaded Clutch Purse 1940s Vintage
Located in Wallkill, NY
Stunning 1940s beaded walborg clutch. Measuring 12 inches wide x 5.75 inches high. Rich red lining. Mirror and comb are still inside the purse. Please be sure to check our storefront...
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1940s Henry Rosenfeld Turquoise & Gold Embroidered Envelope Clutch W/ Necklace
Located in San Francisco, CA
A lovely 1940s Henry Rosenfeld black satin envelope clutch purse with front heavily embroidered in traditional Indian style in turquoise and gold cording. A coordinating gold-tone me...
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1940s Black Cordé Handbag with Gold Tone Metal Fittings, Made in England
Located in London, GB
Beautiful black Cordé handbag featuring a wonderful swirl and line design, and a gold tone metal frame and fold-over metal clasp. Measuring maximum width 27cm, 10.63 inches, by maxim...
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1940's HERMES crocodile top handle bag with geometric hardware
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Very rare, brown crocodile bag with gilt geometric hardware from Hermes dating to the late 1940's, early 1950's. Bag measures approximately: 10.5" wide by 5.5" tall by 2" deep. Full...
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Tan and Brown Vintage Top handle Snakeskin Bag, 1940s
Located in London, GB
A chic tophandle snakeskin bag in tan and dark brown. The bag has a flap front with clasp. There is a pouch pocket at the front, and internally there are two compartments each with ...
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Black Brush-Suede Accented with Gilded Gold Hardware & Peridot Stones Handbag
Located in New York, NY
This simply elegant & wonderfully detailed black brush-suede evening handbag features a gilded-gold hardware frame in the form of "Leaves" accented with peridot stones which g...
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Hand Made Pink Beaded Clutch with a Bubblegum Pink Beaded Flower Applique
Located in New Hope, PA
This fun little evening bag was hand made by the former owner in the early 1940's. The bag is completely covered with hand sewn pink caviar beads. The front flap has a bubblegum pink...
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Walborg unique copper beaded frame evening bag 1940s NWT
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Walborg unique copper beaded frame evening bag from the 1940s, new with the original tag. This beautiful bag has a oval-ish shape which is unique. The handle is bead covered and shap...
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Beaded Floral Vintage Handbag, 1940s
Located in London, GB
This 1940s vintage handbag is the quintessence of femininity. Its black beaded embellishment and embroidered bouquet of flowers are gracefully offset by a classic silhouette. It feat...
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Vintage 1940s Black Leather Novelty Clutch Bag With Scottie Dog Detail
Located in London, GB
This charming vintage 1940s black leather clutch bag with Scotty dog icon detail is collectable and kitsch with some lovely design features. The acrylic "Scotty" charm at the centre...
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1940s Brown Boxy Alligator Purse
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Brown Boxy Alligator Purse. Rectangular alligator purse with gold toned hardware and top handle strap. Beautiful cognac toned leather lining with attached coin purse.
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1940s Brown Round Alligator Purse
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Brown Round Alligator Purse. Gold tone hardware, leather interior.
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Art Deco Lame and Diamond Evening Bag
Located in Riverdale, NY
Custom Evening Bag made in the 1940's with a bakelite frame, adorned with a lovely Art Deco diamond basket on a French lame broche base. The tortoise bakelite frame has a black bake...
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Zell "Pocket Watch" Powder Compact, 1940s
Located in Atlanta, GA
This unique Zell compact is designed to replicate a pocket watch complete with a push button ‘stem’. The antique brass case has a Victorian era style machined decoration with a bull...
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Curvaceous Falling Leaf Shaped Handbag in Aubergine Colored Suede
Located in Chicago, IL
This marvelous, figural handbag shaped like a realistic leaf is made of a gorgeous, aubergine colored suede with raised, stitched "veins" on the front side. The curvaceous lines, com...
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Flower Shaped Handbag in Cream Leather with Gilt Metal Accents
Located in Chicago, IL
This darling, flower shaped handbag has wonderful details. The round body of the bag is accessed by way of a zipper. The front and back of the bag each have a 3-dimensional flower wi...
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Hobe Gem Encrusted Evening Bag
Located in Riverdale, NY
Hobe Gem Encrusted Evening Bag with faux rubies and diamonds, hand set into an enormous gilt filigreed frame. Wonderful quality with black silk velvet pouch and gilt chain. 1940's US...
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Rare 1940s Eisenberg Rhinestone Black Ultra Suede Handbag
Located in Houston, TX
We know and love Eisenberg for its fabulous rhinestone jewelry pieces and are delighted to share with you this fabulous handbag creation! In the 1940s Eisenberg briefly expanded its...
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Hermès Rare Men's Leather Toiletry Traveling Briefcase
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Collectible and rare 1940s Hermès leather travelingcase. Case is numbered, pre-letter dating. Great condition with all interior parts in place. Black box calf leather has very minor...
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Tiffany Brocade Evening Bag
Located in Riverdale, NY
Elegant Tiffany brocade evening bag made with vintage Japanese floral textiles. 1940's USA. 10" x 7" x 13.5" handles. Excellent condition.
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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 sides as well as central section of black-on-black design fabric that matches the trim...
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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 with no noticeable pressing on fabric. Opens along top with metal zipper with lucite ...
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1940s Harlequin Patchwork Rectangular Lizard Clutch w Lucite Pull
Located in San Francisco, CA
A gorgeous 1940s rectangular clutch in harlequin patchwork lizard, with a lucite looped zipper pull. Black satin lining.
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Koret Bakelite Trimmed Double Pouch Bag
Located in Riverdale, NY
Koret Double Pouch Bag in black calf leather with caramel bakelite trim. A practical attached "change purse" is applied to the front. 1940's USA. Excellent condition. 10" wide x 9" ...
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Rosenfeld Rare 1940s Alligator Wristlet Bag
Located in Alford, MA
An early and rare example of one of the most respected American handbag designers, Harry Rosenfeld, whose firm created innovative and luxurious designs from the 1930s-1970s. Of brown...
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1940s Espresso Alligator Purse
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Espresso Alligator Purse. Leather lining. Metal feet on bottom.
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Golden Mesh Deco Clutch with Paste set Frame
Located in Riverdale, NY
Unusual gilt metal mesh clutch from the 1940's. Paste set frame with paste toggle. Extremely supple mesh lined in peach rayon.<br /> Origin: US Zone Germany<br /> Excellent conditi...
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Exclusive Black Crocodile Leather Kelly Style Handbag
Located in Amsterdam, NL
This vintage "Hermes look" bag is made of glossy quality crocodile leather. The interior is leather and has 3 compartments, 1 with a inside closure. Gold hardware In preloved conditi...
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1940s Whiting and Davis Silver Metal Mesh Cross Body Evening Bag
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Elegant and glamorous 1940s silver metal mesh evening bag from Whiting and Davis. Beautiful 17" silver twisted long chain link strap. Ornate details at clasp featuring original blue ...
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1940s Snake Skin Clutch Bag
Located in London, GB
This is a really gorgeous little snake skin clutch bag in a rich dark tan colour. It is in near perfect condition, and a really gorgeous shape. It has a small pocket inside and is a ...
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1940s Theodor Black Suede and Gold Gilt Leather Handbag w Lucite Clasp
Located in San Francisco, CA
A gorgeous 1940s Theodor black suede and gold gilt leather handbag with lucite and gold-tone clasp and satin lining. Original coin purse.
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40s Dark Brown Alligator Handbag
Located in San Francisco, CA
40s Dark Brown Alligator Handbag
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1940's Satin Flower Bag
Located in Riverdale, NY
Charming satin evening bag with applied motif made of dozens of loops of bias satin to form an oversized flowerhead near clasp. Push button clasp. 1940's USA. 8" x 8" with 14" handle...
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40s Black Suede Petite Handbag
Located in San Francisco, CA
40s Black Suede Petite Handbag. Gold tone hardware. Satin lining with two small compartments.
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40s Alligator Handbag
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s alligator handbag. Gold-toned hardware. Top opening clasp. One side compartment. Handle height: 6&quot; Strap length: 17&quot; Bag height: 6&quot; Bag width (at widest p...
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Vintage Brown Beaded Bag with Bakelite Bucket Top and Woven Strap - circa 1940's
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Vintage Brown Beaded Bag with Bakelite Bucket Top and Woven Strap - circa 1940's. This vintage bag with beading is satin lined and has an inside mirror. It is good condition with wea...
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Late 1940s Lizard Purse
Located in San Francisco, CA
Late 1940s lizard purse Measurements: Opening: 6" across Widest area of bag: 8" across Bottom: 6 1/2" across Depth: 2 3/4" Handle: 14" around
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