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Period: 1940s
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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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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Vintage 1940's Black Beaded Box Bag
Located in Cheltenham, GB
This breathtaking 1940's large rectangle box bag, with brass metal features is the perfect finishing piece to your ensemble. The rectangle shape of the bag, box an exterior of black...
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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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

1940s Anne-Marie of France Suede Novelty Telephone Bag
Located in London, GB
A fine and rare 1940s Anne-Marie of France novelty handbag. Made from black kid leather and in the shape of a telephone, with the telephone receiver holder functioning as the lever c...
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French 1940s Handbags and Purses

Vintage bag hand-embroidered light green and leather from the 1950, USA
Located in Stuttgart, DE
A hand embroidered bag all around. Colorful roses with buds and leaves on a light green background. Inside lined light leather with a zipper compartment and 3 other compartments. The...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Brown Satin Beaded Evening Box Handbag, 1940's
Located in Atlanta, GA
1940's brown satin handbag fully embellished with intricate beading that provides a coppery sheen. The boxy silhouette has a wide flat fabric handle and a snap front flap closure. ...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Hermes Kelly Bag 35cm Retourne Brown Box Leather Top Handle Bag 1945 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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French 1940s Handbags and Purses

Elsie Tu Elaborately Glass Beaded 1940s Handbag
Located in Water Mill, NY
A gorgeous white glass beaded handbage with a gold metal filagree clasp closure and top chain handel by Elsie Tu. It is silk lined with 2 inner pockets. Width 9" Height 7" Depth ...
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Hong Kong 1940s Handbags and Purses

1940s Gucci Black Leather Large Birkin Style Travel Bag
Located in Lugano, Ticino
1940s Gucci Black Leather Large Birkin Style Travel Bag - 100% authentic Gucci - Black Leather - Interior in red fabric. The fabric in this color was desired by the client who commis...
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Italian 1940s Handbags and Purses

A cream beaded evening bag, with a fabulous jewelled frame, Josef, USA, 1940s.
Located in Greyabbey, County Down
This rare and iconic clutch bag, in the realm of vintage and collectable handbags, made for Saks Fifth Avenue by Josef, is crowned with an exuberant and baroque frame/clasp, made by ...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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French 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

40s Dark Brown Alligator Handbag
Located in San Francisco, CA
40s Dark Brown Alligator Handbag
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Unknown 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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1940 Koret Butterfly Flap Boucle Gold Bullion Clutch w Gold Sequin Accents
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Koret gold metal boucle textured bullion clutch with a butterfly shaped flap and spring-back hinged closure. Heavily embellished with gold-tone sequins and beading. Interior is...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

1940s Rouched Alligator Handbag
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Rouched Alligator Handbag Beautiful gathered alligator handbag circa 1940, with snap closure and three interior pockets. L 11.5 H 5 D 5
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1940s Handbags and Purses

1940s Dark Navy Cordé Handbag with Gold Tone Metal Fittings, Made in England
Located in London, GB
Beautiful dark navy 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 ...
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British 1940s Handbags and Purses

Hermes Vintage Travel Razor Shaving Set Brown Leather Case
Located in Rome, Rome
Rare and hard to find vintage travel razor in case by Hermes - Paris. Possibly dating back to the 1940s. Two piece 'Wardonia - Sheffield' safety razor in metal. The razor comes in a ...
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French 1940s Handbags and Purses

1940's Satin Flower Bag
Located in New York, 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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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 with tiny iridescent jet glass hand beading on all sides The sleek handbag is ca...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Silver Framed with Seed beading Handbag
Located in New York, NY
Silver framed with wonderful patterned seed beading along with seed bugle beads in a "Star Burst" pattern of white and silver highlighting the detailed work of the silver frame. Bott...
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French 1940s Handbags and Purses

Whiting and Davis Silver Mesh Evening Bag Minaudière w Figural Frame, late 1940s
Located in Tucson, AZ
An evening bag that bridges decades, this liquid silver mesh purse looks equally appropriate with a mid-century sheath as it does with a slithery disco halter dress. In scarce and sp...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

40s A.N.G.E.L.O. Vintage Cult black textured silk satin envelope purse
Located in Lugo (RA), IT
Black textured silk satin envelope purse. Gold-tone metal clasp lock with satin detail. Two inner patch pockets and one with zip. Height: 32 cm Width: 23 cm Product code: X5198 No...
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1940s Handbags and Purses

Glass Beaded 1940s Evening Bag
Located in Water Mill, 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 bottom ...
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1940s Handbags and Purses

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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Unknown 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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French 1940s Handbags and Purses

Hermès Vintage Shiny Black Porosus Crocodile Bag with Gold Hardware 28, 1940.
Located in Banner Elk, NC
Hermès Rare Vintage Shiny Black Porosus Crocodile Handbag with Gold Hardware 28cm, 1940. Originally introduced in the early 1930's as the Sac à dépêches bag, the Kelly became world ...
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French 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Bienen-Davis 1940s Navy Blue Suede Handbag with Gold Hardware
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Bienen-Davis 1940s navy blue suede handbag with gold hardware. Single strap handle bag, the strap is attached to the gold frame at the top, the gold bar frame top is all you see, the...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Tiffany Pink Silk Lame Clutch
Located in New York, NY
Tiffany Pink Silk Lame Square Clutch with 14k gold tips at corners to protect for wear. Silk moire lining, with handle which folds flat. Deep Rose pink with gold floral decoration. 1...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Hermes Navy Calf Pan Clutch with Sterling Silver Hardware
Located in New York, NY
Hermes classic vintage navy calf leather "Pan" clutch featuring a fold over top with Art-deco push-lock closure of sterling silver signed Hermes and is made around 1930-1940's. Attr...
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French 1940s Handbags and Purses

Hobe Gem Encrusted Evening Bag
Located in New York, 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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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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 great all year, and matches anything. Pale gold hardware, and removable chain strap....
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Italian 1940s Handbags and Purses

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 evening bag is encrusted with elaborate black iridiscent glass caviar style micro beads t...
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Unknown 1940s Handbags and Purses

Koret Bakelite Trimmed Double Pouch Bag
Located in New York, 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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Corde 1940s unique chocolate brown genuine corde handbag
By Genuine Corde
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
1940s unique chocolate brown Corde handbag...Frame handbag with gold clasp closure...The cord work is wonderful and detailed...The bag has a flat side to carry against your body and ...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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Unknown 1940s Handbags and Purses

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 basket on a French lame broche base. The tortoise bakelite frame has a black bake...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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 Handbags and Purses

Tiffany Brocade Evening Bag
Located in New York, 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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

1940s Brown Round Alligator Purse
Located in San Francisco, CA
1940s Brown Round Alligator Purse. Gold tone hardware, leather interior.
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1940s Handbags and Purses

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 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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Harry Rosenfeld 40s Clutch in Beautiful Tweed and Gold Leather
Located in San Francisco, CA
An absolutely gorgeous 1940s Harry Rosenfeld Original clutch handbag: Envelope style with button-lock closure in gorgeous gold flecked tweed and lined in glamorous gold metallic leat...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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. Beautiful quality. 1940's USA. 6"h x 9" x 3.5", Handles add 5" in height. Excellent con...
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

Multicolored Abstract Pattern Beaded Clutch
Located in New York, NY
Vibrantly colored abstract patterned beaded clutch circa 1950s. Lined in blue and gold striped lurex from the period. Snap closure.<br /> Excellent condition<br /> 9" x 4.5"
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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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 mesh lined in peach rayon.<br /> Origin: US Zone Germany<br /> Excellent conditi...
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1940s Handbags and Purses

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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1940s Handbags and Purses

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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American 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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Unknown 1940s Handbags and Purses

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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