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Dads Grads Sale Mid Century Brass And Silver Tone Basket Weave Lucite Handled Basket Purse- VGC

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This is a mid century [1950's] brass and silver toned basket weave Lucite handled basket purse. There is no brand information with this purse but I suspect the tag was torn away over time. It is very similar to the Dorset Rex 5th Avenue box purses of this era but there is nothing on this to substantiate this was manufactured by that company.

This is a very unique purse. It has an amber colored Lucite or Bakelite handle. The cover is of crafted of what appears to be a amber grained patent leather or plastic but it has a solid brass turnlock closure. The purse is made of a weave of silver, brass or copper tone metal. The basket opens up to a vinyl lining base with a mirror on the inside of the cover. There are metal feet on the base of the basket.

Dimensions:

Length: 8.5 inches
Height: 4 inches
Width: 4 inches

Condition:

This basket is in excellent condition for its age. There are no broken pieces. The hardware works as intended and it is structurally sound. It does have one of many rivets securing the lining missing but this has not weakened the structure of the basket. It may have some scuffs and scratches but very little for an item over 60 years of age. Please see photos for best depiction of this basket.

If you like this very vintage metal bag and want to see similar products from reputable manufacturers please visit our shop Provintagegear at:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/ProVintageGear
This is a mid century [1950's] brass and silver toned basket weave Lucite handled basket purse. There is no brand information with this purse but I suspect the tag was torn away over time. It is very similar to the Dorset Rex 5th Avenue box purses of this era but there is nothing on this to substantiate this was manufactured by that company.

This is a very unique purse. It has an amber colored Lucite or Bakelite handle. The cover is of crafted of what appears to be a amber grained patent leather or plastic but it has a solid brass turnlock closure. The purse is made of a weave of silver, brass or copper tone metal. The basket opens up to a vinyl lining base with a mirror on the inside of the cover. There are metal feet on the base of the basket.

Dimensions:

Length: 8.5 inches
Height: 4 inches
Width: 4 inches

Condition:

This basket is in excellent condition for its age. There are no broken pieces. The hardware works as intended and it is structurally sound. It does have one of many rivets securing the lining missing but this has not weakened the structure of the basket. It may have some scuffs and scratches but very little for an item over 60 years of age. Please see photos for best depiction of this basket.

If you like this very vintage metal bag and want to see similar products from reputable manufacturers please visit our shop Provintagegear at:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/ProVintageGear

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(420)
Reviewed by FilCoco
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 18, 2018
The strap is dry, but the bag is oiled and shined as new:). thank you
Coach Basic Bag In Saddle Leather With Detachable 36 Inch Strap- VGC

Reviewed by Sacha
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 14, 2018
This item was shipped off extremely quickly and arrived fairly quickly, even though it had to go through customs. The bag itself was described correctly in terms of condition, the only critique I might have is that perhaps a better resolution image might be more helpful, I wondered if the photo quality was just an etsy issue but I think it might be camera related. That being said, I struggled to find this particular bag anywhere else and I'm very happy to have it. Thanks very much!
Mothers Day Sale Coach Winnie Top Handle In British Tan Leather With Brass Hardware - Style No 9023- Made In USA - VGC - Rare Bag

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Dads Grads Sale Mid Century Brass And Silver Tone Basket Weave Lucite Handled Basket Purse- VGC

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: Silver and brass tone metal weave, Lucite or Bakelite handle with brass anchors, Brass hinges, Brass turnlock closure, Brass tone feet, Amber grained cover and base, Inside mirror, Vinyl lining, 8 and a half inches Long by, 4 inches H x 4 inches Wide, Great gift
  • Feedback: 420 reviews
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