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Vintage YSL Yves Saint Laurent rive gauche Silk Passementerie Handbag

Item: #40758

Rare vinage YSL rive gauche handbag. In two-tone silk woven passementerie. Squared faux tortoise handles.
Flap protection closure.
Interior slip pocket.
Sewn-in designer plaque.

This vintage handbag is in excellent condition.

Dimensions: H incl. handles 10 1/2", W: 9 1/2' Depth: 4

Circa: 1960s-70s

Materials: Woven Silk Passementerie

Designer: Yves Saint Laurent rive gauche

60s LEDERER Black Baby Crocodile Box Purse

Item: #40715

Gorgeous petite box purse made of black baby crocodile.
Watch is a manual windup.
Sculpted Handles.
Gilt accents, including protective bottom feet.
Lined in black leather.
Stamped: Made in France especially for Lederer.

Gilt metal shows minimal wear except for the watch pull.
Baby crocodile skins are in excellent condition (no wear I can see).
Interior shows a few marks from handling but nothing serious.

From the 60s, this box purse is so rare and in excellent condition.

Dimensions: 5.5x8.5x3

Circa: 60s

Materials: Baby Crocodile

Designer: Lederer

Vintage JERRY MOSS HOLIDAY Animal Print Hair-Calf and Leather 50s/60s Handbag Purse w/Cutout Handles

Item: #40697

Impressive inside and out.
Vintage 50s60s large handbag with cut-out handles by Jerry Moss Holiday.
The front features an animal print paired with smooth black leather, while the back, handles, gussets and bottom are pebbled black leather.
Interior lined in beautiful robin's egg blue.

Three slip pockets, one of which is almost the length of the purse.
Label reads: "Jerry Moss Holiday".

There is a tiny red spot in the lining.

Dimensions: 15.5x12.5x2.5

Circa: 1960s-70s

Materials: Animal Print Haircalf

Designer: Jerry Moss Holiday

Vintage 50s BAGS by FRANCOIS Beige Handbag MOD

Item: #40696

Vintage 50s Bags by FRANCOIS Beige Handbag

This handbag, also by FRANCOIS is slightly smaller than the large bone-colored sister. In near mint condition, this bag features bone vinyl outside and inside.
And, of course, a pair of wonderfully sculpted handles.
Goldstone hardware.
Two interior pockets one of which is zippered.
Embossed: "Bags by Francois California".

A wonderful vintage bag that shows no signs of wear.

SIZE (in inches);
Height, including the handles: 15
Height, excluding the clasp and the handles: 9
Length: 11 1/4
Depth: 3 3/4
Handle-drop: 5 3/4

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Vinyl

Designer: Francois California

Vintage 50s INGBER Large Animal Print Handbag Purse

Item: #40694

Every woman should have something "wild" in her wardrobe. Animal prints are always popular; they just never go out of style. This capacious handbag by Ingber might just be the one!

Large structured handbag made of animal-print fabric.
Black leather or vinyl latch, handle, and piping.
Goldstone metal accents including bottom feet.
Lined in black faille.
One long slip and one zippered pocket.
Stamped: Ingber U.S.A.

In excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches);
Height: 10 3/4
Width: Bottom 13 2/3 Top: 7 1/4
Depth: 3 1/8
Handle-drop: 6

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Animal Print Fabric

Designer: Ingber

Vintage 60s Raspberry Pink Leather Purse Handbag

Item: #40666

Ravishingly color and unusual style in this vintage leather handbag from the 60s.

Two flaps open independently via snap closure each revealing a full-size interior.
Leather or vinyl lined.
Maker unknown.

Petite but because of clever design, this purse is quite roomy.

In excellent condition.

MEASUREMENTS (in inches):
Height: 6 1/2
Length: 7 7/8 (bottom) 6 5/8 (top)
Depth: 3
Handle-drop: 5 1/4

Circa: 1960s-70s

Materials: Leather exterior

Vintage HELENE ANGELI Handbag

Item: #40665

very bag designed by Helene Angeli is a treat and pure arm candy!

Honey colored tall handbag featuring leather embossed to resemble alligator, python snakeskin, and damask fabric prominently displaying a leopard.

Separate front pocket opens with a zipper as does main part of the purse.

Interior is lined in embossed fabric that looks and feels like silk.
One slip pocket.
Marked: "Helene Angel".

I love purses by this designer. Each one is so unique and eye-catching.

In excellent condition.

Measurements (in inches):
Length: 9
Height: 9 5/8
Depth: 3 7/8
Handle-drop: 4 1/2

Circa: 1980s

Materials: Embossed Leather

Designer: Helene Angeli

Martin Van Schaak Vintage 60s Patent and Enamel Handbag

Item: #40658

This vintage purse is black patent on the outside, adorned with an emerald green and cobalt blue enamel "chain" across the front.
Middle compartment closes with a clasp. This compartment is bordered on either side by an open compartment.
Leather-lined interior features zippered pocket, place for lipstick, and two slip pockets.
Stamped "Martin Van Schaak New York".

A little bit of discoloration on the lower front part. Handles are leaning a little to one side. This should straighten out with wear. Interior is spotless.

Please note that the vintage CINER bracelet, a perfect match, is not part of this listing -- it has since sold.
Van Schack used CINER pieces on his purses.

Size (in inches)
Length: 9 5/8
Height, excluding handles: 7
Depth: 4 1/4
Handle-drop: 5 7/8

Especially on the first picture, upper right, these are reflections from the camera.

Circa: 1960s-1970s

Materials: Black Patent, Enamel adornment

Designer: Martin Van Schack

Vintage Bags by FRANCOIS of California Large Mottled Brown Patent Handbag MOD

Item: #40654

What great style by one of my favorite 50s handbag designers. Large and MOD, in a cool mottled brown patent.
Large size.
Interior is lined in taupe vinyl.
Slip pocket as well as zippered pocket.
Stamped: "Bags by Francois California".

Any reflections are made by the camera. This handbag is in excellent condition.
Measurement (in inches):
Length: 14 3/4
Height, without handles: 8 3/4
Depth: 4
Handle-drop: 3 3/4

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Mottled Brown Patent

Designer: Francois of California

Vintage 80s/90s GOLDPFEIL Variegated Green/Black Leather Handbag Purse

Item: #40638

Forest Green and Black textured structured leather handbag . Made in Germany by Goldpfeil. Exterior small pocket, embossed with the Goldpfeil name as well as an arrow can hold your keys. When the purse was made, it would have held a small mobile phone. Back of purse features a long slip pocket.
Sculpted handles.
Magnetic top closure.
Purse is lined in Goldpfeil embossed fabric. One interior zippered pocket.
Protective bottom feet.

Purse is in near new condition.

Dimension (in inches):
Length: 11 1/4 at widest part (bottom); 9 1/2 near handles
Height, without handles: 7
Depth: 4 1/4
Handle-drop: 5 7/8

For those in the know the Goldpfeil brand needs no introduction. For those just introduced to the brand, Goldpfeil produced luxury leather articles of the highest quality (and a price commensurate with such quality). If you would like to find out a little more about this company which, unfortunately closed its doors in 2008, please google Goldpfeil, then go to Wikipedia where you will find the entire history.

Circa: 1980s-90s

Materials: Leather outer, Fabric lining

Designer: Goldpfeil

ROGER VAN S Vintage 60s Red/Black Knit Purse with Safety Pin

Item: #40633

Ah, those safety pins! Coveted so much on purses. Here's RVS's interpretation, using the safety pin a adornment on one of the leather straps.
Magnet does not stick to metal, so this could be all brass or perhaps brass plated? I will not polish the metal but leave it up to the new owner to do so if she wishes.

Outer material is a lose knit in red and black. Interior lined in vivid red linen-like fabric. Zippered wall pocket. RVS's brass plaque.

Sturdy wide, black leather handles
Leather piping.
Protective bottom feet.

A few scuffs on the leather; several moth nibbles, no larger than 1/4 inch in size each (please see last two photos). Otherwise in good vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches)
Length: 14 inches (measured at top)
Height: 13 1/4
Depth: 5
Handle-drop: 6 3/4

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Wool or wool blend outer, Leather, Metal

Designer: Roger Van S

KORO Creation Vintage 50s Leather Handbag with Musical Notes

Item: #40631

By Koro Creations highly collectible very dark navy (almost black) leather handbag.
Purse features a pair of musical notes on the front. Partial leather-covered frame. Wide sculpted handle. Robin-egg blue leather lining. Pair of long slip-pockets.Label reads: A Koro Creation. Minor scuffs and marks to leather. Slight corner wear. Metal has darkened.

Size (in inches):
Length: 8 1/2
Height: 9 1/4 (excludes handle)
Depth: 3 1/8
Handle-drop: 7

In very good vintage condition.

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Leather

Designer: Koro Creations

ROGER VAN S Vintage 60s Large Faux Mouton Handbag Very Rare!

Item: #40630

If you have a flair for the unusual this vintage 60s number by Roger Van S. may just be THE ONE for you.

Very stylish bag featuring a pair of decorative belts across the front of the bag.
Made of leather and faux mouton.
Large pocket next to belts on the outside.
Lined in beige linen-like fabric.
One zippered pocket.
Plaque reads: Roger Van S.

Slight edge wear but nothing major. Lining is clean. In very good vintage condition, this bag by Roger Van S is a show stopper! It's also rare. In my years of collecting RVS purses I have seen this purse only one other time.

Length: 17 1/2 inches
Height: 13 inches

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Faux Mouton

Designer: Roger Van S

Vintage 1940s Monitor Lizard Evening Purse by SHAW

Item: #40621

Pretty little evening bag, in Monitor Lizard, by Shaw.
Petite size.
Gorgeous lizard-skin.
Leather-lined handle.

Interior is lined in leather. Lining is extremely thirsty. I've treated it with leather-balm. Still, leather feels a little like parchment. This purse should be carried occasionally; it's not an every-day bag. Great for the evening! Priced with interior condition in mind.
Sewn in handle: Shaw Handbag Genuine Lizard

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 8 3/4 at widest part/6 3/4 top
Height: 4 7/8
Depth: 3 3/4
Handle-drop: 5 1/2

Circa: 1940s-50s

Materials: Genuine Lizardskins

Designer: Shaw

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KORET 60s Needlepoint Large Travel Bag Carpet Bag

Item: #40617

Large needlepoint travel bag/carpet bag by Koret.
From the 60s.
Needlepoint is trimmed in black leather.
Bag features two exterior pockets, one in the front with cover, plus a slip pocket in the back.
Lined in red vinyl/leather? Clear strips/loops near bottom of bag designed to hold bottles w/liquid in place.

Protective bottom feet.
Brass accents. Top brass-zipper.
Key no longer available.

In excellent condition!

Length: 14 1/2 inches
Height: 11 1/4 inches
Handle-drop: 5 1/2 inches
Depth: 5 3/4 inches

Circa: 1960s-70s

Materials: Needlepoint, Leather or Vinyl Accents

Designer: Koret

40s Burgundy Snakeskin Reptile Box Handbag

Item: #40608

Lovely vintage handbag from the 40s made of burgundy Python snakeskin and lined in black fabric. Lidded top. Despite its demure size, this vintage beauty will hold your cell-phone, keys, and makeup.

Measurements & Specifics:
Length: 7 inches at widest point
Height: 3 1/2 inches
Depth: 4 1/2 inches
Hardbody style
Two 4 1/2 inch drop handles
Single snap gold-tone metal button closure.

Beautiful glossy Python snakeskin. In excellent vintage condition.

Circa: 1940s-50s

Materials: Python Snakeskin

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ANDREA PFISTER Vintage Polkadot Trapezoid Purse

Item: #40577

A beauty! Tall, slightly trapezoid hard-sided box-purse in a delightful red/white dotted fabric.
The hinged top opens to reveal a small square compartment as well as a mirror. The clasp is incised Andrea Pfister.
The real surprise are that the sides of the purse also open.
Black interior lining.

Vintage Andrea Pfister handbags are delightful. This little beauty is no exception.

In excellent vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches)
Length, bottom: 3 3/4
Length, top: 3 1/2
Height:4 3/4
Depth: 3 1/2
Handle-drop: 7 3/4

Circa: 1980s

Materials: Outer Fabric in red and white

Designer: Andrea Pfister

LENNOX Vintage 40s50s Bone Leather Tall Handbag Purse

Item: #40570

Well over sixty years old this handbag is in unbelievable condition! The previous owner must have worn gloves while carrying this bag.

Super soft bone leather.
Wonderful tall shape!
Hinged opening.
Lined in beautiful rich purple satin.
Label reads: Lennox Bags
Wall slip-pocket.
Original comb and mirror come with this purse.

Where the metal hinges meet the leather there's a bit of marking but not visible when the purse is closed. At any rate, over time metal rubbing against leather would do this.
In excellent condition elsewhere.

SIZE (in inches)
Length: 7 3/4 bottom/6 3/4
Height: 9 1/2
Depth: 2 1/2
Handle-drop: 6 1/2

Circa: 1940s-50s

Materials: Bone Leather

Designer: Lennox

Vintage 60s ROGER VAN S Fish Purse 20% Reduction

Item: #40557

Lovely vintage purse/bucket bag made from woven material, "fish-netting" and behind the "netting" three fish, each in a different color.
Back of handbag has been left unadorned.

Protective bottom feet.
Pair of beige vinyl rounded handles.
Twist closure.
Interior lined in wheat-colored linen-type fabric.
Zippered wall pocket.
Early fabric label sewn into side: "Roger Van S. New York".

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 12 1/2
Height, without handle: 9 3/8
Handle-drop: 5 1/8
Depth: 3 1/2

Please note:
There is abit of verdigris on the brass bottom feet.
One of the pieces of netting has come lose. It has been fixed since taking the photos.
A small discoloration on the back of the purse, slightly below the handle.
Three tiny rust-spots on the lining of the purse.

Circa: 1960s-70s

Materials: Leather and/or Vinyl; Burlap like Material, Metal Grommets

Designer: Roger Van S

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ROGER VAN S Vintage Black Patent Tote with Red Handles

Item: #40554

Black patent tote/handbag in black with red accents and handles.
By Roger Van S.
Protective bottom feet.
Interior lined in black linen-like fabric.
Zippered pocket.
Plaque reads: "Roger Van S"
In very good condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Height (without handle): 9 3/4
Depth: 5
Width: 11 (bottom) 10 (top)
Handle-drop: 5 1/2

Circa: 1960s-70s

Materials: Patent probably Vinyl

Designer: Roger Van S

Vintage 50s Creme-Black Fabric and Lucite Handbag

Item: #40549

Mid-Century Plastic on Creme Black Fabric Handbag
Most unusual handbag, from the 50s. Creme black fabric, gathered in the front, left straight in the back, protected by clear plastic.
Wide black lucite crown, patent handles.
Lined in black satin. Zippered wall pocket.
Maker unknown.

In excellent vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 12 1/4
Height: 10 3/4
Handle-drop: 5 inches

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Fabric

Martin Van Schaak Vintage 60s Lizard Handbag with Strass & Milk Glass Brooch

Item: #40547

One-of-a-kind vintage 60s Lizard Handbag with gorgeous Strass and Milk-Glass Brooch.
By Martin Van Schaak.

Genuine Lizardskin
Brooch featuring milk glass, strass, and gilt metal

Middle compartment of purse has snap closure.
This compartment is flanked on either side by large slip pocket.

Interior lined in soft bone leather.
One zippered along with two slip pockets plus pocket for lipstick.
Stamped Martin Van Schaak New York.

Handles have darkened a little on top, otherwise in excellent condition.

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Lizard skin

Designer: Martin Van Schaak

Crown LEWIS Black White Petite Wicker Purse British HongKong

Item: #40546

Gorgeous little handbag, from the 60s, made in HongKong by Crown Lewis.
Black and white woven coated wicker with white leather accents.
Lined in white vinyl. Vinyl is brittle on inside where it folds. As a result there are two tiny slits in the lining, one on each side, the part that folds into the bag.

Stamped: Exclusively Crown Lewis British HongKong.

In very good vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches):

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Coated Wicker

Designer: Crown Lewis

KORET Orange, Yellow, and Purple Petite Fabric Purse

Item: #40543

Petite handbag by Koret, in 60s colors of orange, yellow, and dark lilac fabric. Bone leather piping. Handle is leather as well, as is the cute bow. Lined in gorgeous papaya colored soft leather.
Slip-pocket lined in goldtone leather.
Stamped "Koret".

In very good condition.

SIZE, in inches
Length: 8 1/2 at widest part
Height (without handle): 5 3/8
Depth: 3 3/8
Handle-drop: 3 3/4

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Fabric

Designer: Koret

PUCCI Vintage Petite Tote/Handbag

Item: #40542

Petite vintage Pucci handbag in a gorgeous Aztec? design on silk fabric and black leather accents.
Middle compartment is flanked by an open compartment on either side.
Black fabric lining.
Stamped: Emilio Pucci Bags by Jana Made in Italy.

In very good vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 7 3/4
Height: 6 (without handle)
Depth: 3 1/4
Handle-drop: 4

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Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Silk

Designer: Pucci

Black SUEDE Vintage Box Purse Rare!

Item: #40541

Beautiful little box purse made of black suede.
The slightly domed top of the purse features a vignette of famous places in Paris, including Dior, Montmartre, Eiffel Tower, Pigalle, and many more.

Lined in lipstick red leather. Abrasion on leather left side of lid and right corner.

Stamped: Paul Brown. I cannot find out anything about this designer except that he designed a beautiful purse.

Aside from the two issues with the leather lining, the outside is in very good condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 8 3/8 bottom/7 1/2 top
Height: 4 3/8
Depth: 4 1/4
Handle-drop: 5 7/8

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Black suede

Designer: Paul Brown

MARTIN VAN SCHAAK Vintage 60s Custom Made Brocade Evening Bag with Textured Gilt Frame

Item: #40540

When I see this handbag, I think instantly of Van Gogh and his sunflowers. Don't ask me why. I just do.
For those in the know, Martin Van Schack needs no introduction. Those who read his name for the first time, please google history on this wonderful bag maker. None of his bags were available in stores. All were custom-made. Jackie Kennedy was amongst his clients. His bags are just super. Never met a Martin Van Schaak Bag I didn't like.

This vintage beauty has a gleaming textured "piano" hinged frame and gorgeous brocade, shot through with lurex, depicting flowers. Double fabric handle.
Interior lined in the palest of salmon-colored fabric. Signed Martin Van Schack New York. Difficult to read but the signature is there.

Slight corner-wear. In very good vintage condition!

Size (in inches):
Length: 8 1/2 bottom/7 1/2 near top
Height: 6 3/4
Depth: 2 1/8
Handle-drop: 4 7/8

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Brocade

Designer: Martin Van Schaak

MEYERS Vintage Fabric and Leather Handbag Puciesque!

Item: #40539

Petite vintage handbag by Meyers, this style is so current now!
Colorful fabric reminiscent of Pucci designs, paired with taupe leather.
Wooden hardware resembles bamboo.
Interior features zippered and slip pocket.
Stamped: "Meyers Made in USA".

A cool purse. In excellent condition.

Measurements (in inches):
Length: 8 3/4
Height: 5 7/8
Depth: 2 1/4
Handledrop: 2 1/4

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Leather

Designer: Meyers

PALIZZIO 60s Brown Tegu Lizard Handbag 16 inches long

Item: #40534

Beautiful genuine Tegu Lizard skins -- a pair on the front as well as a pair on the back!
Hard-sided body
Covered frame (a sign of quality)
Protective bottom feet
Gold-tone clasp and chain

Lined in matching leather. Interior is just beautiful. Does not show signs of use.

Two large slip pockets running the length of the purse as well as one long zippered pocket.
The slip pockets have gold-tone piping.
Stamped: Palizzio very New York.
Comes with small coin purse

Extremely clean. In excellent condition!
Please note that original handle was tattered. I took the good parts of a leather shop where they made a combination chain and lizard handle for me.

Length: 16 inches bottom/15 inches top
Height: 7 1/2 inches
Depth: 2 3/4 inches
Handle-drop: 7 3/4 inches

Last photo was taken with flash to show detail.

This is a large and quite substantial feeling handbag.

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Genuine Tegu Lizard Skins

Designer: Palizzio

ROGER VAN S Animal Print Purse with Bamboo Handle

Item: #40532

Darling animal print plush fabric handbag with large circular bamboo handle. This is an early handbag by Roger Van S., indicated by the label.
Aside from the ever popular animal print, the round bamboo handle is what makes it so collectible.

Purse opens by lifting brass ring tied to black leather strap and then pulling the purse open which is made easier by the brass (or brass plated) rings holding the bamboo round.
Lined in black linen-type fabric.
Fabric Label: Roger Van S New York.

Aside from a little bit of rub on the bottom corners and tarnish on the brass ring (which I would recommend you leave as is(, this purse is in very good vintage condition.

Bamboo handle measures 7 1/3 inches acrossj 3/4 inches height (without handle)
About 11 inches wide
About 4 inches deep

Vintage animal print bags abound but when was the last time you saw one this adorable?
Get it while you can.


Circa: 1960s

Materials: Bamboo Handle

Designer: Roger Van S

Navy Crochet 60s Raffia Large Purse with Vintage Coins

Item: #40530

A wonderful 60s top handle handbag, in navy crochet raffia and adorned with vintage 50s/60s coins from Europe, on a goldtone chain.

Protective bottom feet.

Navy fabric lined.
Zippered pocket and slip pocket.
Label: "Made in Japan".

This handbag if it has been carrie dvery gently (it's in better than excellent condition, and one of a kind!

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 12 1/4
Height: 11
Depth: 5

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Circa: 1960s

Materials: Raffia

Lizard and Lucite 40s Handbag

Item: #40517

Genuine Lizard purse featuring an impressively large Lucite frame.
From the 40s.
Petite size
Genuine Lizard skin.

Large domed hinged Lucite frame, it opens really wide to allow you quick access to your possessions inside.
Maker unknown.
Grosgrain-lined interior.
Two slip pockets.

Frame is not chipped but it shows faint mars from use. Skins are glossy and in very good condition.

Length: 7 3/4 inches
Height: 8 (includes frame) inches
Depth: 5 1/2 inches
Height of Lucite Frame: 2 3/4 inches
Handle-Drop: 5 inches

Circa: 1940s-50s

Materials: Genuine Lizard, Lucite Frame

ILA of California 60s70s Psychedelic Handbag MOD

Item: #40516

Walk on the wild side carrying this vintage 60s/70s handbag in eye-popping psychedelic colors!
Padded Fabric with gold-tone metal accents on exterior.
Protective bottom feed.
Interior lined in textured old gold-tone fabric.
Large zippered and open pocket.
Ila label present.

Very slight corner wear, otherwise in excellent condition.

Length: 9 1/2" bottom/11" at widest point in the middle
Height, excluding handles and clasp: 10"
Depth: 3"

Please see also my Ila tote, in the exact pattern shown here!

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Fabric Lining

CROWN LEWIS 60s BLack Patent Oblong Bag w/Chrome Accent

Item: #40508

Gleaming black patent paired with eye-catching textured chrome accent along with oblong shape and wide handle. By Crown Lewis.
Push-button closure.
Black Grosgrain lining.
Zippered wall pocket and slip pocket.
Stamped: Crown Lewis

Lewis handbags were only made for a short time. I believe from the 1930s to the 1960s.

There's a faint line on the back of the purse. Eight inches long it is located an inch from the top. I've tried to take a picture but it will not photograph. Can only be seen if the light hits it just so. Priced accordingly.

Size (in inches)
Length: 12 1/4
Height: 5 3/4
Depth: 3
Handle-drop: 6 1/2 inches.

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Patent, Chrome Accents

Designer: Crown Lewis

ROBERTA DI CAMERONI 60s Purple and Aqua Cut Velvet Bagonghi Handbag

Item: #40491

Dark dark purple and aqua cut velvet paired with black leather handle and trim.
Chrome metal hardware.

Leather lined interior.
Two slip pockets plus one zippered pocket.
Stamped: "Made in Italy By Roberta Di Camerino.

Slight abrasions to the leather. A moth nibble is on the upper right front side near the frame. It does not distract. I discovered it while photographing the purse.

A much sought after vintage handbag that became famous after Grace Kelly carried such a bag.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 10
Height, without handle: 4 3/8
Depth: 4 1/2
Handle-drop: 3

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Cut Velvet, Leather, Metal accents

Designer: Roberta di Cameroni

BON GOUT 60s Orange Chevron-Striped Suede Purse with Lacquer Frame

Item: #40487

This petite handbag from the 60s is one of my absolute favorites!
It's by Bon Gout, Denmark, a brand not well known in this country but carried by royalty in Europe.
Two-toned Chevron-patterned suede.
Frame is black lacquer/enamel.
Push button closure.
Single handle.
Interior lined in dark fawn suede and orange leather piping.
Zippered and slip pocket.
Stamped Bon Gout Made in Denmark.


SIZE (in inches)
Length: 8 5/8 (bottom), 6 1/2 (top)
Height: 6 1/8
Depth: 3 3/4
Handle-drop: 3 1/2
Slight corner wear, otherwise in excellent condition.

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Suede, Leather Piping, Laquer/Enamel Frame

Designer: Bon Gout

Koret Vintage Crochet Aqua Raffia Tall Bag with Leather Bow

Item: #40456

Unusual purse by Koret.
Aqua crochet raffia tall purse, adorned at the top of the handle with a bone colored leather bow.
While the crochet of the purse reveals the interiors the bottom holds a large leather round, the size of the bottom, that is teetered to the purse . It opens with a metal zipper. This is the place where you want to stow items that you don't want out in view.
Inside of bone leather round is stamped: "Koret".

I've shown this purse with a vintage YSL aqua silk dress which has sold.

Size of purse (in inches):
Height: 15 1/2
Diameter: 7 3/4
Bow-length: 4/Width: 1 1/2
Leather insert: 6 1/2 diameter

Circa: 1960s-1970s

Materials: Raffia

Designer: Koret

Martin Van Schaak 60s Karung Snake Handbag

Item: #40450

In vanilla embossed leather and slightly padded Karung snake border this vintage beauty if by none other than Martin Van Schaak. This designer needs no introduction. Stanley Marcus from Neiman Marcus offer to sell MVS's purses in his store, but MVS declined. He wanted to deal with the individual customer instead.

Purse looks beautiful and feels beautiful.
Rounded handles (please view rub on one of the handles).
Rich gilt metal hardware.
Covered frame.
Slip pocket on each side surrounding the middle compartment.
Middle compartment opens via snap closure.
Interior lined in soft leather.
Three slip pockets (including one to hold a lipstick) plus zippered pocket.
Stamped: Martin Van Schaak New York.

Beautiful, this purse is not a light-weight. It's quality inside and out.
In very good vintage condition.

Size (in inches):
Height (excluding handle): 7 1/4
Width: 9 1/2
Depth: 3 1/2
Handle-drop: 3 1/2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Leather inside and out

Designer: Martin Van Schack

ROGER VAN S 60s Brown Pebbled Leather Handbag

Item: #40423

Vintage 60s handbag, in a larger size. By Roger Van S. Dark chocolate brown pebbled leather.
Front of purse features a Kangaroo pocket, large enough to hold your iPad.
Top of metal frame is covered in leather. Exposed metal features grommets; it's shiney, with just a few slight mars in the metal.
Brass-tone clasp shows slight scratching.
Four protective bottom feet.

This is a solid, heavy, well-made bag.

Interior lined in ecru-colored linen-like fabric.
Zippered pocket.
Small plaque engraved with Roger Van S.
Lining has a few darker marks way down near the bottom.

In very good vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 14 widest part/10 near top
Height, excluding handle: 8 1/2
Depth: 4 1/4
Handle-drop: 6 3/8

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Pebbled Leather

Designer: Roger Van S

Wicker 50s Handbag Box Purse

Item: #40412

Coated Wicker, gold-tone Metal, and marbled Lucite handles and accents.
Black Vinyl Interior.
One zippered and one slip pocket, both shallow.
Label: "Made in HongKong".

In excellent condition.

MEASUREMENT (in inches):
Length: 8 1/2
Height, excluding handle: 4 1/2
Depth: 6 1/2
Handle-drop: 3 3/8

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Coated Wicker

ROGER VAN S 60s Sunflower on Linen Purse w/Bamboo Handle

Item: #40409

Perfect for spring or summer, a vintage linen or linen-like purse by Roger Van S. featuring sunny yellow flowers.

Cool circular bamboo handle.

Heavy brass or brass-tone pull on taupe leather keeps the purse closed.

Interior is lined in creme fabric.

This is an early Roger Van S. purse, as indicated by the label.

One small red mark in interior as well as a tiny hole in lining (please view last photo). Otherwise in excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Height: 7 1/2
Width: 8
Depth: 4 3/4

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Linen or linen like fabric

Designer: Roger Van S

Architectural style Clutch Handbag with Cutout handles 60s MOD Bag

Item: #40408

Great style in this large 60s vintage handbag with cutout handles and moss green melange tweed.

Oblong shape and gold-tone metal cut-out handles.

A purse within a purse, the interior features a smaller purse which is attached to the lining. It opens/shuts with a kiss-lock closure. You can use this smaller bag to store some of your things more secure, or to keep your makeup in it.
To the left and right of the center purse are two open compartments.

Mid-century fabric lining on both.

Length: 15 3/4 inches
Height: 11 1/2 inches
Oval cutout handle: 6 3/8 inches across/ 3 1/2 inches tall.

A little wear on the gold-tone metal handles, otherwise in excellent carried condition.

Length: 15 3/4 inches
Height: 11 1/2 inches
Oval cutout handle: 6 3/8 inches across; 3 1/2 inches tall

Please note that the purse featured on the model is not this purse but one very similar to it that has since sold. This is the last of four Mid-Century purses that I have for sale. YSL necklace is also not part of this listing.

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Woven fabric

TYROLEAN Vintage 50s White MOP like Lucite Box Purse w/seashells Rare!

Item: #40404

50s Box Purse by Tyrolean, featuring white MOP-like Lucite set in gold-tone metal. Bottom of purse is hinged.
Front is covered with tiny seashells, even tinier beads resembling sand, faux coral pieces, and gilt fish, seahorse, starfish, and seaweed. Truly one-of-a-kind. A few small shells are missing but you can't really tell because there is so much going on.

Purse opens via white Lucite knob. Moire lining has a few marks but nothing that distracts. Stamped: Pat. By Tyrolean NY.

Size (in inches)
Length: 8
Height (without handle): 7
Depth: 2 1/4
Handle-drop: 3 3/4

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Lucite

Designer: Tyrollean

ROGER VAN S 60s Olive Pebbled Leather Handbag with Red Lining and Horseshoe Emblem

Item: #40403

Petite handbag in olive pebbled leather and accent red lining, slightly reminiscent of the "Trachten" garments in Bavaria.
Petite size.
Wide handle.
Horse-shoe shaped brass adornment in front.
Vivid red linen-like lining.
Zippered wall pocket.
Metal Plaque reads: Roger Van s.

In excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 9 1/2
Height, without handle: 6
Depth: 3
Handle-drop: 3 1/2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Pebbled Leather

Designer: Roger Van S

FRANCOIS of California Vintage Top Handle Red Handbag

Item: #40388

Vintage handbag in a vivid red with gold-tone accents, and tall sculpted handles.
By Francois of California.
Vinyl including interior lining.
Interior is stamped: Francois of California.

In excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Height, without handles and clasp: 7 3/4
Height, with handles: 15
Width: 9 1/2 bottom/9 top
Depth: 3 1/2
Handle-drop: 7

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Vinyl

Designer: Francois of California

Bags by FRANCOIS of California Black Hexagonal Handbag with Bracelet Handles MOD

Item: #40387

Vintage black leather or vinyl textured six-sided (hexagonal) purse with bracelet handles.
By Francois of California.

Goldtone metal frame and clasp.
Large Bracelet handles.
Protective metal bottom feet.

Interior lined in mushroom Vinyl.
Stamped: Bags by FRANCOIS of California.

Two pockets, on of which is zippered.
There's also a label of the department store that offered this handbag: "Charles E. Berg".

This vintage beauty is in excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 11 (middle), 7 1/2 (bottom) 7 (top)
Height, excluding handles and clasp: 9
Depth: 3 1/2
Handle-drop: 4

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Vinyl or Leather

Designer: Francois of California

BON GOUT Vintage Large Black Leather Handbag

Item: #40382

Bon Gout is a Danish company that also makes goods for Denmark's royalty. Every Bon Gout bag I've ever owned was made to the highest standards.

Large top-handle handbag in shiny black leather; gilt accents.
In the interior frame folds to allow unimpeded access to the purse. A feature I've only seen once before.
Interior features regal red leather lining.
Zippered wall pocket the length of the handbag. Behind it a slip pocket.
Plaque reads simply: Bon Gout.

As I wrote on the onset: an extremely well-made, elegant handbag.

This handbag is not a light-weight! It's also in excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches)
Length: 11 1/4
Height including frame, but excluding handle: 8 1/4
Depth: 4 1/2
Handle-drop: 3 7/8

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Leather exterior and interior

Designer: Bon Gout

NICOLE MILLER Embroidered woven Black Raffia and Patent Handbag Purse

Item: #40373

Adorable vintage handbag by Nicole Miller featuring an embroidered beach scene complete with palm-tree, beach chair, and drink!
All on black woven raffia.

Sides, bottom, and handles are black patent.

In a slightly trapezoid shape.

Interior is lined in black grosgrain. One slip pocket.
Label reads: Nicole Miller Collection.

In very good vintage condition.

This purse is so unusual. Make it yours!

SIZE (in inches):
Height, excluding handle and clasp: 7 1/8
Width: Bottom: 7 Top: 8 1/2
Depth: 2 1/4
Handle-drop: 6 3/4

Circa: 1980s

Materials: Woven Raffia

Designer: Nicole Miller

Ferdinand Desgranges 50s/60s Black Leather Handbag

Item: #40371

Handbags by Ferdinand Desgranges are loved for style as well as incredible quality.

Beautiful black leather handbag with accents of gleaming gilt metal.
Rounded, padded handle.
Protective metal strips on bottom of purse.
Lined in black leather.
Two large compartments separated in the middle. Long zippered pocket in the front compartment. Two pockets in the wall of the back compartment.
Stamped: Ferdinand Desgranges Made in France. On top of that, Genevea, Paris, New York.

The purse is in excellent condition except for the gilt part that slides up and out, to open the purse. It has area of about 1.5 cm of discoloration. Not sure whether this can be/should be replaced. The surrounding metal is shiny, hopefully providing distraction from the middle piece.

The purse is not a light-weight. It has substantial feel. This purse is of such high quality.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 11
Height: 7 5/8
Depth: 3 1/4
Handle-drop: 4

Circa: 1950s-50s

Materials: Leather

Designer: Ferdinand Desgranges

PYTHON Large 50s Handbag

Item: #40368

Large vintage 50s handbag, maker unknown, made of genuine python snakeskin.
Silvertone metal hardware. Frame is partially covered with snakeskin.
Black leather and fabric lining.f small, 1 large slip pocket; 1 large zippered pocket.

Handle is a little bent but with wear will straighten out.
Snakeskin is in excellent condition.

Size (in inches):
Length: 11 1/4
Height, without handle and clasp: 9
Depth: 2 7/8
Handle-drop: 5 1/2

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Genuine python snakeskin

HOLZMAN 50s Brown Leather Purse with twisted Lucite Handles

Item: #40364

Vintage Brown Leather Handbag by Holzman, with twisted bakelite or lucite handles.
Purse opens with bakelite or lucite ball.
To left and right of middle compartment there are two open compartments.
Satin lined.
Stamped Holzman.
Three slip pockets; one zippered pocket.
Also small coin purse.

Length: 10 inches
Height: varies from 7 to 7 3/8 inches
Depth: 2 inxhwa
Handle-drop: 2 inches

In very good vintage condition, the handles are dreamy

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Leather Exterior

Designer: Holzman

STERLING Vintage 60s Black Lizard Handbag

Item: #40334

This is a beautifully constructed vintage handbag.
By Sterling.
Made of glossy genuine Lizard-skin.
Goldtone hardware.
Comfortable padded rounded handle.
Rounded bottom corners.

Interior lined in black leather.
Two slip and one zippered pocket.
Label: Sterling USA Genuine Lizard.

In excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 10
Height, without handle: 6 3/4
Depth: 2 1/2
Handle-drop: 2 1/2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Lizard Skin

Designer: Sterling

PRESTIGE 50s/60s Destination Handbag

Item: #40331

Highly collectible, this vintage destination purse by Prestige features the names of must-visit destinations such as London, Paris, New York, and Rome.

A small amount of corner wear. A tiny indentation as well as a small scratch in the leather. Difficult to capture in the photos.
In overall very good condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 10 1/8
Height (without handle): 8 1/2
Depth: 2 1/4
Handle-drop: 4 1/4

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Leather exterior and interior

Designer: Prestige

INGBER Red Tartan Petite Barrel-shaped Bag

Item: #40328

Petite vintage barrel-shaped handbag in tartan fabric: wool or wool-blend.
Goldtone hardware.4 1/2
Lined in black fabric.
Attached coin purse.

Ingber name is barely visible.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 7
Height: 4 1/2
Depth: 3 3/4
Handle-drop: 5 1/2

In very good vintage condition.

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Wool or Wool Blend

Designer: INGBER

Wicker & Needlepoint 50s Handbag Nautical

Item: #40317

Adorable bucket purse featuring a nautical needlepoint on black painted wicker.
Ribbon extends to the back.
Lined in red quilted fabric.
m 1/4 inches longj inches tallh 3/4 inches deep
Handle adds 5 1/4 inches to overall height

In excellent condition.

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Painted Wicker, Needlepoint

KORET 60s Wicker and Leather Handbag Purse

Item: #40316

Glossy Black Wicker paired with colorful leather tabs that are themselves adorned with gleaming metal squares. By Koret.
Interior lined in cheery buttercup yellow leather.
Middle compartment closes safely with snap closure. This is where you want to stow away items you don't need right away while using the space in front of it for your cell phone, keys, etc.
Large protective bottom feet.
Stamped Koret as well as Italy.

In excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: About 8 1/2
Height including handle: About 12 inches

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Wicker

Designer: Koret

MASTERCRAFT Black Leather Box Purse

Item: #40302

Structured Box Purse in black leather, with gilt accents.
Rounded, comfortable handle.
Two pockets, one zippered.
Stamped: Mastercraft Made in Canada.

A little wrinkling on the leather near the handle on top.
In very good vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 8 5/8 on bottom. 7 7/8 on top.
Height, without handle: 5 5/8
Depth: 4 1/2
Handle-drop: 2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Black Leather

Designer: Mastercraft

INGBER Vintage 40s Bishop's Purple Wool Purse NWT!

Item: #40299

INGBER Vintage 40s BISHOP's Purple Wool Purse w/Tag

Known as Bishop's Violet or Aubergine Purple, this 40s Wool felt beauty is by Ingber.
Curved, convex goldtone frame.
Original tag still attached.

In near mint condition.

SIZE (in inches):

Length: 11
Width: 12 (at widest part)
Depth: 1
Handle-drop: 7

Dior scarf is also available.

Circa: 1940s

Materials: Wool Felt

Designer: Ingber

JOSEPH MAGNIN 60s Red Patent MOD Bag w/White Lucite Handles

Item: #40292

From the 60s, by Joseph Magnin, for I. Magnin, a fancy department store in San Francisco that closed its doors years ago.

Red Patent paired with creamy white lucite handles, this is a killer purse!
Interior lined in matching red leather.
Long zippered wall-pocket.
Protective bottom feet.
Label: Joseph Magnin; also stamped: Genuine Leather Lining.

In excellent condition!?? inches longl
7 1/2 inches tall (not including the foldover portion)f 1/4 inches handle-drop g inches depth

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Patent

Designer: Joseph Magnin

Vintage 50s LEDERER Suede Handbag w/special Compartments

Item: #40289

From the 50s, beautiful suede handbag by Lederer. When you lift the front panel, a surprise awaits you: a compartment that holds four small black leather pieces, each designed with a specific purpose in mind: Finance; Flamme, Fumee, and Fortune. Each little leather piece comes out of the compartment for use.
Padded Handle, very comfortable.
Gold- plated or brass hardware
Lined in the softest leather.
Zippered wall pocket
Engraved: Made in France Especially for Lederer.
Quality inside and out!

Caveat: Interior has marks caused by some liquid spilled in the past. The leather shop said that they cannot be removed without ruining the beautiful interior leather. Since these marks are on the bottom and lower interior parts of the purse you won't see them when you open the purse. But if you have to have a perfect interior, this one is not for you.

Exterior is in very good good vintage condition.

Length: 8 3/4 inches
Height: 7 1/4 inches
Depth: 3 1/4 inches
Handle-drop: 4 inches

There seem to be other makers who have this very design, Ferdinand Desgranges, for example. It as well as the Lederer version are so collectible.

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Suede

Designer: Lederer

SOURE 50s Vintage Rare Horse Racing Themed Handbag

Item: #40286

Rare horse racing themed handbag by SOURE depicting winning horse and jockey, racing form, and more. Back of purse features a jersey worn by the jacket along with riding boots.
Background for this colorful rendition is linen or a linen-type fabric protected by a plastic cover.
Stitches, beads, and rhinestones are on top of the plastic.
Creme Rayon-lining.
Label present.

Equally at home at the Kentucky Derby or in the city, this is truly a one-of-a-kind bag.

Size (in inches:
Height: 10 1/2
Width: 13 3/8
Depth: 3 1/4
Handle-drop: 6

Circa: 1950s

Designer: Soure

JERRY Moss HOLIDAY 60s Mottled Beige Leather MOD Bag

Item: #40285

Cool bag by Jerry Moss Holiday, in a large size!
Beige mottled leather on the outside.
Blue leather lining.
Two long wall pockets.
Label: Jerry Moss Holiday.

Length: 13 1/8 inches at widest point on bottom
Height, including handles: 16 1/2 inches
Depth: 3 inches

There are two small indentations in the back of the purse plus two marks in the leather, neither which is much noticeable because of the color of the leather, which is a mottled beige. Priced accordingly.

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Leather

Designer: Jerry Moss Holiday

Vintage 60s ROGER VAN S Animal Print Purse with large Bamboo Handle

Item: #40269

Roger Van S Animal Print Purse with large Bamboo handle

Adorable petite fabric handbag in animal print, paired with a large bamboo handle and a weight that keeps the bag closed.
Bamboo circle is held by metal rings that allow you to open the purse wide to retrieve items. Then simply pull the handle upright and flip over the weight that is attached to the purse via a leather cord. Voila, case closed or in this case, bag closed. No zippers to mess with. A fast and easy way to get access to your purse.

Lined in black linen-like fabric.
Early Roger Van S. label.

In excellent vintage condition.

Size (in inches):
Bamboo ring: 7 1/2 diameter
Height: 7 1/4
Width: about 9 3/4
Depth: 4 3/8

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Animal Print Fabric

Designer: Roger Van S

Vintage 50s60s LEWIS Wicker Handbag Purse

Item: #40255

LEWIS Navy Wicker and Red Box Purse

Attention getting tall trapezoid box shape, in blue and red!

Navy coated Wicker pairs with fire-engine red leather handle. Side panels are either patent or vinyl. The red continues into the leather lining.
Zippered pocket.
Stamped Crown Lewis. Also a label "B.B and B Travel Goods".

There is a little bit of wear on the leather part surrounding the clasp. One of the red side panels bows slightly. Otherwise in very good vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length (bottom): 7 1/4; (top) 7
Height, exceeding handle: 8 1/2
Depth: 5

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Coated Wicker

Designer: Lewis

KORET 50s60s Very Red Wicker and tall Metal Handles Box Purse Handbag

Item: #40228

It's the elegant metal handles that sold me!

Petite Wicker and metal handbag, in a gorgeous red.
By Koret.
Made in Italy.

Red woven wicker on the outside
Goldtone accents including a pair of chic sculpted tall metal handles.
Protective bottom feet
Holdover-Clasp on top.
Textured saffron colored leather lining.
Slash pocket has been lined in gold.
Stamped: Koret. Opposite side: Italy.

Top of metal handles has turned to near silver.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 7 1/4
Height (without handles); 4 1/2
Depth: 2 1/4
Handle drop: 7 1/4


Shipping is an estimate. Box needs to be larger due to tall handles. Will refund difference, if less.

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Wicker

Designer: Koret

Vintage SIMON Wicker Box Purse

Item: #40220

Basket bags are all the rage this summer!

Vintage box purse, by Simon, in synthetic wicker.
Beautifully braided handles. These are a shade darker than the body of the purse.
Rounded corners.
Fold-over clasp
Gold-tone metal hardware.
Protective bottom feet attached with leather strip.

Interior lined in patterned fabric.
Label: Made Expressly For Simon Hand Made in HongKong.

In very good vintage condition, this box purse will carry you through many summers.

Length: 10 7/9 inches
Height, without handle: 7 3/4 inches
Handle-drop: 4 1/2 inces
Depth: 3 1/2 inches

Materials: Synthetic Wicker

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Vintage FINESSE Dark Brown Croc Embossed Leather Kelly Style Handbag

Item: #40212

Vintage FINESSE Chocolate Brown Crocodile Embossed Kelly-style Purse with key

The popularity of a kelly bag or kelly-style bag never wanes. It is a classic timeless good look.

Rich chocolate brown leather embossed to look like crocodile.
Gold-tone accents.
Bag comes complete with cloche, lock, and two keys.

Gold-tone hardware is shiny; near new; so is the leather bag. It does not appear to have been carried.

Lined in partially brown as well as taupe faux? leather.
One zippered and two slip pockets
Plaque: "Finesse La Model New York"

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 10 1/2 (bottom) 9 3/4 (top)
Height: 8
Depth: 4
Handle-drop: 5 3/8

A good-looking bag in near new condition.

Materials: Croc embossed Leather

Designer: Finesse

Vintage MARCUS White Crocheted Oblong Purse w/Bamboo and Leather Handle

Item: #40208

Just in time for warmer weather, a vintage crocheted white raffia handbag by Marcus, with bamboo, leather, and goldtone metal accents.
Cool square handle!
Ribbed fabric lining.
Zippered pocket.
Fabric label: Marcus Made in Italy.

In excellent condition.

Size (in inches):
Length: 12 1/4
Height: 7 1/2
Depth: 4
Handle-drop: 2 3/8

Circa: 1950s

Materials: White crocheted Raffia

Designer: Marcus

Roger Van S. Yellow Pebbled Leather Handbag

Item: #40207

Adorable 60s handbag by Roger Van S., in yellow pebbled leather.
Gold-tone kiss-lock closure.
Lined in wheat-colored linen-like fabric.
Zippered pocket.
Plaque: Roger Van S.

Handbag is shown with a pretty silk scarf depicting hands in circles. This scarf is not part of the listing but if you are interested in buying it along with the purse, I will offer you a discount for buying both.

Handbag is in very good vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 12 (at widest part)
Height: 8
Handle-drop: 5 1/2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Pebbled Leather

Designer: Roger Van S

ROGER VAN S Vivid Orange Pebbled Leather Oblong Handbag

Item: #40197

Vintage leather purse by Roger Van S., in vivid orange pebbled leather.
Goldtone hardware.
Protective feet.
Wheat-colored linen-like fabric lining.
Zippered pocket.
Plaque reads: Roger Van S.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 13
Height: 6
Depth: 4
Handle-drop: 5 1/2

The fine print:
There is a little bit of rubbing on the piping (lower part).
Metal hardware has fine mars from use.

This is a well-made, good-looking bag. And it's orange!

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Pebbled Leather

Designer: Roger Van S

Vintage 50s60s STYLECRAFT Hand-made Diamond-patterned Wicker Box Purse

Item: #40188

Vintage 50s60s STYLECRAFT Hand-made Diamond patterned Wicker Box Purse

Handmade vintage box purse in a brown/wheat diamond pattern wicker that has been glazed.
Burgundy leather accents all around and on feet.
Gold-tone accents
Some of the hardware has changed from gold to silver tone.
Top latch closure.
Lined in bone vinyl.
Zippered and slip pocket.
Label: "Handmade in HongKong Exclusive Design by Stylecraft Miami".

In very good vintage condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Width: About 8 1/2
Height, without the handle: 7 3/4
Depth: 2 1/4
Handle-drop: 3 3/4

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Wicker

Designer: Stylecraft

JULIUS GARFINCKEL 60s Vanilla Leather Purse w/Bracelet Handles

Item: #40169

Roomy handbag, from the 60s, bought from Julius Garfinckel & Co in Washington, D.C. Not sure whether Garfinckel's is still in business. The maker of this handbag will remain unanimous as the tag for it has come off, leaving just the shadow where it once was affixed to.

Vanilla leather, this purse has a hidden, leather covered frame. Folds on either side of the bracelet handles add additional interest.
Gros-grain lining in matching color. Three slip pockets of varying depth; the most shallow one to hold a comb, plus one pocket that closes with a metal zipper. Label reads: Julius Garfinckel & Co Washington.

A smudge on one of the folds, barely visible. You won't notice until you search for it. Otherwise in excellent vintage condition.

Almost 12 inches wide
Total Length: 14 1/2 inches which includes the bracelet handles
Depth: 2 3/4 inches

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Bone Leather

Vintage HOLZMAN Blue and Green Leather Oblong Handbag Purse MOD

Item: #40168

Vintage HOLZMAN Blue and Green Leather Oblong Handbag Purse

Boat-shaped blue leather handbag with accents of green, including covered frame.

Interior lined in pale peach satin.
Three slip pockets; one zippered pocked.
Stamped: Bags by Holzman.

On the back of the purse a small indentation, about a quarter of an inch long.

MEASUREMENTS (in inches):
Length: 13 (at widest part)
Height: 6 (excluding clasp and handle)
Depth: 1 1/2
Handle-drop: 4 1/4

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Leather

Designer: Holzman

MARTIN VAN SCHAAK Vintage 60s Leather and Fabric Seashell Handbag

Item: #40160

60s handbag by Martin Van Schaak.
In off-white leather and fabric.
Front is adorned with gold-tone seashells.
Purse features three compartments, two of which surround the compartment in the middle.
Leather-lined interior. Three open plus one zippered pocket. Stamped: Martin Van Schaak New York.

There is a little bit of corner-wear. Also a spot on the fabric lining of one open pockets surrounding the middle compartment. Otherwise in gently carried condition.

Length: 10 1/2 inches
Height: 8 1/4 inches
Depth: 3 1/4 inches
Handle-drop adds: 61/4 inches to overall height

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Leather, Fabric, Gilt Metal Seashells

Designer: Martin Van Schaak

Vintage Natural color coated wicker box purse with metal Handle by BEST & Co.

Item: #40157

Vintage 50s natural coated wicker box purse with goldtone accents including twisted metal handle.
Protective bottom feet
Twist closure
Interior is line in creme vinyl.
Label: "Best & Co Fifth Avenue New York". Best & Co was department store that had beautiful very upscale merchandise. They closed their doors in the early 1970s.

Size (in inches):
Length: 7 1/2
Height, excluding handle: 4 1/4
Depth: 5 1/4
Handle-drop: 2 3/4

In excellent condition.

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Coated Wicker

Vintage 40s SNAKESKIN Clutch/Handbag

Item: #40136

40s/50s handbag with rounded handle that stows inside allowing you to carry it as a clutch as well.
Beautiful snakeskin that is in excellent condition.
Gleaming silvertone metal.
Lined in a suede-like material.
Zippered and Slip pocket.
Maker unknown.

Excellent condition, inside and out.

Size (in inches)
Length: 12
Height: 5
Handle-drop: 3 1/4

Circa: 1940s

Materials: Snakeskin, Silvertone Metal

Vintage RENDL Original Lucite and Tegu Lizard Box Purse

Item: #40134

Gorgeous vintage box purse by Rendl Original.
Genuine Tegu Lizard paired with lucite.
Unique box shape with rounded corners as well as deco-style handle. Even the latches are made of lucite!
Leather-lined gussets.
Interior is lined in brown satin.
Small attached coin purse.
Two slip pockets (the very shallow one designed to hold a small comb). Also a long zippered pocket.
Stamped: Rendl Original.

Where the handle touches down on the top of the lucite there is a faint mark on either side.
Otherwise this handbag is in excellent condition.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 10 7/8
Height: 6 (excludes handle)
Depth: 3
Handle-drop: 4 3/4

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Lucite


Item: #40133

Great architectural style in a vintage 50s/60s handbag by Francois of California.
Black exterior faux leather paired with metal chain.
Vinyl-lined, with one slip plus one zippered pocket.
Marked Bags by Francois California.

Metal link chain may not be original to the purse. Slight corner wear. In very good used condition.
m 1/2 inches Widem inches Tallf 3/4 inches Deep

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Vinyl exterior and interior

60s Black Raffia Handbag with Brass Handle by MORRIS MOSKOWITZ

Item: #40109

Morris Moskowitz is one of my favorite handbag designers. Known for his wonderful felt purses he also used other materials to create his very collectible handbags.

Black woven raffia
Sculpted brass handle
Lined in leather or vinyl
Pockets on either interior wall side plus one slip pocket
Stamped MM (which stands for Morris Moskowitz)
Protective bottom feet
Black Patent latch and Patent bottom

In excellent vintage condition.

Length: 9 7/8 inches at widest part
Height: 7 inches, excluding handle-height
Depth: 4 inches
Handle-drop: 4 1/2 inches

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Woven Raffia

Designer: Morris Moskowitz

MARTIN VAN SCHAAK Vintage 60s Mocha Brown Lizard Satchel with Key

Item: #40103

60s roomy satchel, by Martin Van Schaak, in genuine Java lizard skin.
In an elegant, timeless mocha brown.

Slip-pocket that extent the length of the purse in front, for your iPhone or anything small you want to retrieve quickly.

Comfortable, rounded handles.

Gleaming brass hardware.

Lined in matching mocha brown leather and accented with lizard.
Multiple pockets including zippered compartment, for a total of six Two are designed to hold pens!
The zipper has come off one of the tracks of the interior pocket, so it does not close any more.

Handbag closes with top zipper. Zipper is durable metal and works beautifully.

This bag comes with a pair of keys you can use to lock your handbag.

SIZE (in inches):
Length: 8 3/8
Height: 6 1/2
Depth: 5 1/8
Handle-drop: 5 1/2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Lizard Skin, Leather Lining, Brass Metal

Vintage 50s MARCUS BROTHERS Red/Blue/White Woven Box Purse, Made in HongKong

Item: #40101

By Marcus Brothers, made in HongKong, in a red/blue/white vinyl weave. Slightly domed top. Box-shape.
Bright gold-tone hardware.
Protective bottom feet.
Lined in white vinyl w/red accents. One large wall pocket.
Label reads: Marcus Brothers Made in HongKong

There are two faint discolorations in the white part as shown by arrows in last picture.
Padded rounded navy handles show slight wear.
Otherwise in excellent condition.
?? 1/4 inches Length
7 1/4 inches Height
3 3/4 inches Depth
4 1/2 inches Handle-drop

This handbag along with the metal box purse will be shipped USPS Ground.

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Woven Vinyl

PUCCI 60s Velvet Dress and Matching Handbag Vtg.Sz 10 Rare!

Item: #4082

Fabulous 60s Pucci Cotton Velvet dress in tan and orange print, signed Emilio throughout.
Matching petite purse.
Dress has a fitted bodice, a slightly dropped waist.
Zipper up front and on the side.
Collar can be worn zipped up or left open.
Bust darts.
Short sleeves.
Flared (gored) skirt.
This dress is fully lined.
Exclusively made for Saks Fifth Avenue, by Emilio Pucci.

Fabric-care, designer, size label as well as Saks Fifty Avenue label present

Vintage size 10 (please see measurements below).
In good vintage condition.

The fine print:
Slight underarm stains on the lining.
Color is not as vibrant in some areas but does not distract.
Spot toward button of skirt near the hem.
Spot on the back of sleeve. It is thinner than surrounding fabric.
Lining needs to be fastened next to zipper in front.

Length: 36 1/2
Armpit to Armpit: 34
Waist: 31
Length of Zipper front: 18
Length of Zipper side: 11 1/2
Sleeve-length: 7 1/4, outer
Collar-height: 3 1/4
Width of bottom of skirt: 105 all the way around.

Length: 7 3/8
Height: 5 5/8 excluding chain
Depth: 2 3/4
Chain drop: 4 1/2

Purse has two separate compartments, each one opens individually.
Push-button closure on either compartment.
Black fabric lined.
Some wear on bottom of lining on each compartment.
There is no label but clearly a match to the dress. Velvet fabric signed throughout with Emilio.
In good vintage condition.

Rare to find such a matching set.

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Circa: 1960s

Materials: Velvet

Designer: Emilio Pucci

MURRAY KRUGER Black Python Purse with huge goldtone Hardware

Item: #4080

Large Black Cobra Snakeskin Satchel with very unusual hardware, in gold-tone metal (brass?). To close purse, you pull up the ring on either side. To open, reverse.
Black leather-lined. Interior middle zipper pocket plus one deep open pocket.
Stamped: Murray Kruger Exclusive Made in Spain . There's also a sticker below the maker Ruth Ziman Scranton.

This purse is in gentle carried condition. A most unusual purse!

Length: 10 5/8 inches
Height: 7 inches
Depth: 4 3/8 inches
Handle-drop: 4 1/2 inches

Circa: 1950s-60s

Materials: Python Snakeskin

CORDE Black Crochet 40s Long Purse with hammered Chrome Handle and Matching Cuff Bracelet

Item: #4079

There's a good chance you will not see another one like this!

Oblong shape, over fourteen inches long. Wide hammered chrome metal handle and a matching cuff bracelet.
Top zipper closure. Black fabric lining. No label present. Slip pocket.
In excellent condition.

Handbag (in inches)
Length: 14 3/8
Height: 6 1/2, measured up to one of the peaks but excluding handle
Depth: 5 3/4
Handle-drop: 3 1/2
Metal Handle Width: 1

Bracelet (in inches)
Width: 7/8
Across: 3 2/8

Materials: Chrome Handle and Bracelet

INGBER 50s Safety Pin Black Wool Purse

Item: #4075

1950s Safety Pin Purse by Ingber. Rare and highly collectible. Black Wool Exterior. Brass or brass-tone large safety pin that serves as handle.
Lined in black grosgrain fabric. Attached small coin purse. Stamped "Ingber" Beautiful red fabric lined slip pocket.
In excellent vintage condition

Dimensions: 13 5/8" tall; 11 1/4" wide

Circa: 1950s-1960s

Designer: Ingber

Roger Van S. 60s Striped Handbag Near New

Item: #4071

Gorgeous striped fabric handbag, raspberry pink Leather, and lining matching the exterior fabric. Goldtone accents. A small indendeation on the back where handle hits the frame, otherwise in near new condition.

Dimensions: L: 11; H: 6 7/8; D: 2 1/8; HD: 4 1/2.

Circa: 1960s

Designer: Roger Van S

Roger Van S 60s Turquoise Satchel

Item: #4070

Roger Van S. vintage satchel in turquoise leather, gleaming gold-tone metal and vertically striped heavy knitted fabric in turquoise, red, purple, and green. Turquoise leather piping. Light turquoise cotton lining. Small zippered wall pocket. Brass plaque reads: Roger Van S". In excellent condition.
This item has SOLD.

Dimensions: L: 11 1/2; H: 6 1/2; D: 4; HD: 4 3/4.

Circa: 1960s

Designer: Roger Van S

Vasadine 60s Purple Ostrich Handbag with Bamboo Handle

Item: #4066

Petite genuine Ostrich handbag. Made in Italy by Vasadina.
Slip pocket in back of purse.
Interior zippered wall pocket.
In excellent condition.

Dimensions: L: 81/8; H: 5 1/4; D: 3; HD: 3 1/2.

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Ostrich Leather (outside), Leather Lining

Designer: Vasadina

JOSEPH MAGNIN Red Patent MOD Bag w/White Lucite Handles

Item: #4062

Red Patent paired with white lucite handles. How cool!
Interior lined in matching red leather. Long zippered wall pocket. In excellent condition.

Dimensions: H: 7 1/2; L: 10; D: 2 1/4; HDrop: 3

Circa: 1960s

Designer: Joseph Magnin

ROGER VAN S. 60s Striped Velvet Purse

Item: #4061

Cute purse in a striped velveteen.
Gleaming gold-tone frame and chain.
Frame is partially covered in leather.
Interior lined in petal-pink linen like fabric. Zippered wall pocket.
One small spot in interior. Exterior is in excellent condition.

Dimensions: H: 5 1/2; W: 9 3/4; D: 3; HDrop: 6

Circa: 1960s

Designer: Roger Van S.

MEYERS Pucciesque 60s Handbag

Item: #4059

Colorful Pucciesque fabric and taupe leather.
Wooden hardware to resemble bamboo.
Zippered and slip pocket.
Stamped "Meyers Made in USA".
In excellent condition.

Dimensions: L: 8 3/4; H: 5 7/8; D: 2 1/4; HDrop: 2 1/4

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Fabric, wooden "bamboo" accents

Designer: Meyers

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FREDDIE Paris Black and Bone Leather Handbag

Item: #4053

Unusual shaped petite black and bone leather handbag. Snap closure. Black satin lining. Two slip pockets. Stamped: "Freddie 10 Rue Auber-Paris" plus telephone number.
In excellent condition.

Dimensions: H: 13 1/4; Width (widest) 10 1/2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Leather

Designer: Freddie

Made in HongKong Tall Blue/White Woven Handbag

Item: #4052

Made in British HongKong, unusual tall shaped handbag featuring blue and white woven faux wicker. Goldtone accents. Twist closure.
Protective bottom feet. Lined in blue Vinyl. Zippered compartment. Label: "Made in British HongKong".
In excellent condition.

Dimensions: H: 9 3/4; W: 7 3/4; D: 3 3/4; H.Drop: 3 1/2

Circa: 1950s

Crown LEWIS 50s Velvet Handbag

Item: #4049

Velvet bag by Crown Lewis. Ornate brass frame. Black satin lining. In excellent condition.

Dimensions: L: 12; H: 9 1/2; D: 2 1/4; Handle-drop: 5 1/2

Circa: 1940s-1950s

Designer: Crown Lewis

INGBER Faux Animal Print Purse

Item: #4047

Every woman should have something wild and furry, preferably faux, in her closet. Fitting the bill is this capacious handbag.
Piping latch and handle are black vinyl. Black gros-grain lining. Large zippered and slip pockets. In excellent condition!

Dimensions: L: 13 1/4; H: 11 1/4; D: 3 1/8; Handle-drop: 6.

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Faux Fur

Designer: Ingber

ROGER Van S. Electric Blue 60s Leather Handbag

Item: #4046

Electric blue pebbled leather handbag from the 60s. Gold-tone frame. Lined in red linen-type fabric. In excellent condition.

Dimensions: L: 12; H: 5 1/2; D: 3 1/2; Handle-drop: 5

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Pebbled Leather

Designer: Roger Van S.


Item: #4044

Cool blue green mid century fabric handbag. In excellent condition.

Dimensions: L: 10; H: 8.5; D: 3. Handle-drop: 6

Circa: 1950s-1960s

Materials: Fabric

Designer: Ila of California

FRANCOIS of California Blue Double-Sided Purse

Item: #4040

Adorable petite handbag, in a beautiful shade of blue. Lined in creme vinyl. Label present. Each compartment closes separately with kiss-lock closure.
In excellent condition!

Dimensions: H:7 3/4; W: 8 1/4 (bottom) 5 3/8 (top); Chain-drop: 6 1/4; Depth: 2 3/4.

Circa: 1960s-1970s

Designer: Francois California

INGBER Safety Pin Handbag

Item: #4038

Rare Safety Pin handbag in striped nubby linen or linen-type fabric. Aubergine grosgrain lining. Stamped Ingber. Purse comes with change purse and mirror. Total Height: 13 5/8 Height without handle: 11 1/4 Width: 11 3/4 Depth: 2 inches narrowing to 1/4 inch. In good gently carried condition.

Rare Safety Pin handbag in striped nubby linen or linen-type fabric. Aubergine grosgrain lining. Stamped Ingber. Purse comes with change purse and mirror.

Total Height: 13 5/8
Height without handle: 11 1/4
Width: 11 3/4
Depth: 2 inches narrowing to 1/4 inch.

In good gently carried condition.

Circa: 1950s

Designer: Ingber

60s Mastercraft MOD Handbag

Item: #4037

Incredibly rare handbag, in a knockout triangular shape. White and red leather plus silver-tone metal accent.
Top zipper closure.
Fawn suede lining.

20 inches at widest (top) part
Side: a little over 14 inches
Depth: 2 1/4 inches tapering off to 1 inch at the top.
Gently carried.

Circa: 1960s

Designer: Mastercraft of Canada

Black Creme Mid Century Purse

Item: #4025

Mid Century handbag featuring creme and black fabric protected by a plastic overlay. Gleaming black lucite frame. Patent handles.
Maker unknown.
In excellent condition.

Dimensions: H: 10 3/4 W: 12 1/4 Handledrop: 5

Circa: 1950s

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CROCODILE 60s Handbag with Sculpted Handles

Item: #4023

The handle is a dead give away as to when this beauty was created: it's from the 60s. Made from genuine caiman crocodile skin this handbag looks very much like the bags offered by a very popular current handbag maker. Crocodile-covered frame. Large, sculpted handles. Interior is lined in chocolate brown leather. One large zippered as well as an open compartment running the length of the purse, plus a smaller slip-pocket. From Europe, maker of this beautiful bag is unknown.

Dimensions: Height: 9 Width: 12 7/8 Depth: 3 7/8 Handle-Drop: 4 1/2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Caiman Crocodile Skin, Leather Lining

Vintage 50s/60s Rare ANTELOPE Handbag

Item: #4012

Rare, one-of-a-kind custom-made handbag from the 60s.
Front features beautiful antelope skin, black enameled frame, and MOP clasp. Black leather gussets.
Interior is partly lined in leather and satin.
Bag shows a tiny bit of wear on the edges of the leather, otherwise in excellent condition.

Circa: 1950s-1960s

Materials: Antelope , Black Leather

Vintage 60s Zebra Needlepoint Handbag with Black Leather Trim

Item: #4011

Cool one-of-a-kind 60s zebra needlepoint stitched with wool yarns. Black leather gussets, covered frame, and handle. Black faille lining. Large zippered interior wall pocket.
In excellent condition.

Dimensions: Height=10 Width=14 1/2 Depth=5 Handle Drop=6 1/2

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Wool Needlepoint, Black Leather Trim

Vintage 60s OpArt Purse by Markay

Item: #4010

Velour Handbag in a bold, op-art design.
Black faille lining.

Slight wear on the metal part of the frame, otherwise in excellent condition.

Dimensions: Height=6 3/4 Width=9 1/2 Depth=5 Handle Drop=5 3/4

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Velvet, Vinyl or Leather Accents

Designer: MB Markay

Vintage 60s Morris Moskowitz Tapestry Handbag w/Wooden Handle

Item: #408

Kelly-style tapestry bag with wooden handle and red leather accents.
Red Grosgrain lining.
A tiny bit of rub on leather piping.

In very good condition.

Dimensions: Height=6 1/2 Width=9 Depth=4 3/4 Handle Drop=3 1/8

Circa: 1960s

Materials: Needlepoint made with wool yarn, Leather Trim

Designer: Morris Moskowitz

Vintage 60s Francois of California Pink Modernist Handbag

Item: #407

Very large purse by Francois of California in scrumptious pink, the kind that makes you think of raspberry sherbet!
Cream colored vinyl interior.
Irreverent color, capacious size, bold shape.
In gently carried condition.

Dimensions: Height=9 1/4 Width=16 1/2 Depth=3 Handle Drop=6

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Patent

Designer: Francois of California

Vintage 50s Architectural Style MOD Claret Patent Purse by ILA

Item: #406

Is it the pair of sculpted handles or the drop-dead gorgeous claret color that make this large 50s/60s purse so irresistible?
By Ila of California
Claret color patent
Large sculpted handles
Gold-tone hardware
Textured fabric lining

Some faint pink marks on the bottom of the lining, otherwise in excellent condition.

Height: 7 3/4 inches
Width: 14 1/8 inches
Depth: 3 inches
Handle Drop: 5 1/4 inches

Circa: 1950s

Materials: Patent

Designer: Ila of California