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Hermes Navy Calf Pan Clutch with Sterling Silver Hardware
Located in Riverdale, 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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Alfred Phillipe Trifari Jewels of India Cigarette Case
Located in Riverdale, NY
Rare Trifari Jewels of India Cigarette Case from the 1940's by Alfred Phillipe. A motif of faux sapphire and emerald Indian Moghul carved jewels are applied to a brass toned case whi...
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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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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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Gucci Vintage Brown Leather Italian Handbag 1940
Located in milano, IT
Vintage Gucci handbag. The bag is in brown leather, frontal closure, wooden button and a flap on the front. There are two compartments inside, the first one with zip pocket and the s...
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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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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 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 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 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 by Josef, is crowned with an exuberant and baroque frame/clasp, made by ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tiffany Pink Silk Lame Clutch
Located in Riverdale, 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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1940s Art Deco Black Carnival Glass Beaded Handbag
Located in Santa Barbara, CA
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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Jet Caviar Beaded Bag with Coil Handles
Located in Riverdale, 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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1940s Fiesta Color Ankle-Strap Shoe and Matching Handbag Set
Located in San Francisco, CA
A gorgeous 1940s set of matching suede closed toe ankle-strap shoes and box bag with applied leather trim in fiesta colors! Gorgeous!
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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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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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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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Rare Unusual 3 in 1 Bakelite handbag
Located in New York, NY
This extremely rare handbag can be changed into three different exteriors. The handbag has clear Bakelite. 1st, you have the option of having either a black-patent, or you can have a...
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