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* Material...Baby Alligator
* Color...Brown
* Circa...40s/50s
* Label...none

For your consideration...An original vintage handbag made from alligator skin, trimmed with a whole baby alligator. Front of purse has the head and front half of the alligator, including the two front legs. Back has the back half with the back legs. Even his teeth are still there!

Purse has snap closure, inside has main compartment with center zipper compartment, and a small back pocket.

Purse measures 11.5 inches wide, and 7.5 inches tall.

The purse has a strap on top for carrying. Edges of the purse is laced, which makes me think it may be more of 1950s! It's looks like leather laced through for decoration! I remember it was a big thing in the 50's!

Very good condition with a break in the top layer of the strap. Someone should be able to stitch the sides of the strap down where the break is for repairing. The strap has original stitching anyway! There are some very minor flaws that are not noticiable and does not take away f rom the original beauty!


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*In Note to Seller Write "Layaway"
*An Invoice from Paypal will be sent to you for 1/3 of the value of the purse and shipping (this is non-refundable.)

* The purse is placed on hold for up to 3 months.

* 2nd payment of 1/3 of the value of the purse and shipping is due one month from the first payment. An invoice will be sent to you from Paypal.

* Last payment, the remainder is due one month from the 2nd payment, and again I will send you an invoice from Paypal.

* Once the balance is paid off, the purse is shipped out immediately.

I've done my best to represent colors accurately, but the color on the computer monitors can vary, if I know the color is off I will describe the color to you. The measurements are approximate, I do my best to measure accurately, but placement of the measuring tape can be subjective. I have done my best to accurately describe this item as honestly and completely as possible, most of my items are used clothing and something may slip by, please try to understand this. Please ask questions if there is anything you don't fully understand before buying this item,

Note: Please remember this is original vintage. I have done my best to describe it in detail. If you have any questions or concerns please email me. I will answer all queries. Buyer is responsible for all shipping and handling unless otherwise noted.

40s/50s Purse/Handbag Baby Aligator 1940s/1950s Layaway Available


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: alligator skin, baby alligator, leather
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
  • Feedback: 84 reviews
  • Favorited by: 16 people