Terminology regarding the condition of the Vintage Handbags:
Please remember when buying vintage purses there are normally minor imperfections 
 unless these are very noticable or detract from the style or attractiveness of the item they are not normally mentioned.
LOOKING FOR PERFECTION - VINTAGE IS NOT FOR YOU!

(Mint Condition) MINT - As close to "new" as possible for its age. No problems.
(Excellent Condition)
Normal wear expected for age. Any problems are not easily visible.
(Gently Used)
Normal wear expected for age. Shows very minimal wear
(Used) A purse that was used everyday. Not abused.... but used, shows more noticeable wear.

(Rest assured I do not sell handbags that are not attractive or fit to carry.)

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Ingber magazine ad 1940's

 

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Lush velvet that is not produced today is covering this delightful petite puff pouchette designed by "Ingber" in the 40's. The deep dark plum purple velvet is gathered into a brass frame. The frame has a tiara of tiny rhinestones. The wristlet length handle has a double strap. The interior is lined purple satin with an elastic trimmed pouch pocket an open sidewall pocket and a matching satin coin purse. A mirror still rests in the open sidewall pocket. LUXURIANT VINTAGE EVENING BAG!

Measures 9" W x 6" H

Excellent Condition

Item# EVE40-SS-1

$75.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

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One word describes this lovely "Walborg" creation from the 70's is DAZZLING. Fabulous ruched gold lame' fabric in a sunburst design. In the center is a gold lame' covered button with bright clear tiny rhinestones. There is a tuck-away cord shoulder strap that is European length. The interior is lined with black taffeta with a middle zipper compartment.  This gem has been tucked away and never used; the original packing paper is still tucked inside. SIMPLY STUNNING!

Measures 8" W x 5" H

Mint Condition

Item# EVE10-SS-1

$85.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Outrageous RARE vintage 50's black glass beaded purse over black satin with an adornment of petit point roses on the front and back. The lift up latch is set with a huge turquoise colored rhinestone. A tiny clear acrylic pillbox with a lid encrusted with gold filigree, tiny turquoise colored rhinestones and a petit point rose still remains inside the handbag after its long time journey. The interior is lined with pristine black satin with an open slash pocket on each sidewall. Designed by "Jolles Original".

Measures 8" W x 7" H

Mint Condition

Item# EVE22-SL-2

$145.00

 

 

 

 

 

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Totally exquisite RARE glass seed bead purse from the 50's. Tiny gold threads weave around Asian figures and flowers that are created with colorful silk threads. The long etched brass frame opens and closes with hidden springs. The frame is set with tiny turquoise colored stones. The chain strap is wristlet length. The interior is lined in pristine black satin with two large open pockets. There is a mirror resting in one of the pockets and has a "Bonwit Teller" signature. STUNNING!

Measures 10" W x 6" H

Mint Condition

Item# EVE-SS-71

$225.00

 

 

 

 

1940's Lewis Purse Magazine ad

 

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A very rare 40's large opera pouchette designed by "Lewis". Created with deep black virgin wool that is gathered into a double genuine brass ring. The wools top is gathered around a wide wristlet swag. Adorning the front to a large wool covered disk with an embossed brass emblem depicted a lovely lady enjoying a flower’s fragrance. Lift the dick up and there is a perfect little round mirror. The backside has a long brass zipper opening. The interior is lined with black satin. There is a mirror resting in a black satin sleeve marked with Lewis. A MAJESTIC BEAUTY FROM A LONG AGO ERA!

Measures 6" W x 10" H (not including the strap)

Mint Condition

Item# EVE56-1

$225.00

 

 

 

 

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Simple elegant and made of the softest black velvet. This "Koret" clutch from the 40's has a thick-brushed brass frame. Lovely flowing scallop design. The interior is lined with deep black satin with a hanging pocket that was designed for a mirror and comb. The mirror still rests in the pocket. RARE CLASSY RETRO STYLE!

Measures 7.5" W x 7.5" H

Excellent Condition

Item# EVE97-4

$115.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Your eyes catch the swirling gold ribbon set against the jet-black bugle bead background of this stunning evening bag created by "Lennox". The corded shoulder strap can be tucked in the bag for use as a clutch. The lining is black satin with a small sidewall pocket. Gorgeous!

Measures 9" W x 5" H

Mint Condition

Item# EVE49-11

$55.00

 

 

 

 

Koret Magazine ad 1937

 

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Scrumptious RARE late 30's ultra soft roomy black velvet evening purse by "Koret". The long bar latch is trimmed with bead shaped Lucite that changes color at different angles. The interior is lined with black matt ribbed satin with a pivoting middle kiss lock compartment. AN EXQUISITE TIME TRAVELER!

Measures 11" W x 7.5" H

Excellent Condition

Item# EVE-N-14

$115.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In the middle 70's the "King Tut Exhibit" (Tomb of Tutankhamun Artifacts) toured the US, this spurred designers to use Egyptian motif on clothes and accessories.  This lovely dark brown faux suede handbag is one of the designs from the 70's era. Designed by "Normandie' in Montreal. Bright gold metal frame with an Egyptian plaque decorating the corners.  The interior is lined with brown satin with two open pockets trimmed with gold piping. A perfect purse for dress or casual. PURE RETRO!

Measures 11" W x 6.5" H

Excellent Condition

Item# EVE24-31

$58.00

 

 

 

 

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Luscious ultra chic black "Cut Chenille" Box purse. The interior is lined with clack satin with a pouch pocket holding a back coin purse. The interior lid has a large oval mirror. The pictures state a thousand words. Understated elegance!

Measures 7" W x 6" H

Excellent Condition

Item# EVE92-8

$125.00

 

 

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