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Beautiful Older Hard-to-find..
Vintage Black Leather COACH XL Duffle Bag 9085
Large Hobo Shoulder / Cross-body Bag
More photos at: http://tinyurl.com/VTGCOACH9085
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Via the New York Times in April 2011: "The Coach Duffle bag, which was designed in the 1970s by Bonnie Cashin, is just the sort of no-logo, no-hardware, no- nonsense bag that no one is making anymore. Not even Coach, which saw fit to put this workhorse out to pasture in 1997. But starting June 15, Net-a-Porter is bringing back the Duffle, as well as four other seminal styles from that era, as the Coach Classics collection. Fans of the original will notice only one minor adjustment: an ad for Neiman Marcus in The Dallas Morning News from the ’70s listed the Duffle for $36. This summer it will set you back $398."

We're happy to be able to offer this fantabulous early Coach Duffle Bag, circa the 80s, a piece of fashion history as well as this year's fashion must have! The "new" re-released $398 Coach duffles that are mentioned in the New York Times article quoted above are now made offshore, and unlike older American made Coach bags, are made of a lighter, flimsier, non-US leather. They are nice enough bags.. but in my opinion they are simply not as nice as this bag - and it is close to 30 years old!

It's hard to find a Coach Duffle from this era up for sale, because it is a 'keeper' bag. People (men and women) carry them forever, and hand them down to their children. Coach Large Duffle Bags are so useful, last forever and have the great American casual chic that a great vintage pair of jeans has! Originally designed for Coach by design icon Bonnie Cashin, this is a must have bag for any Coach collector or American fashion buff - or anyone that just wants a great big all-leather vintage bag. Timeless, classic yet contemporary styling, extra large size, and fantastic old school quality construction & leather, what's not to love?

Bag Specifics:
* Vintage Coach Xtra Large Duffle Style 9085
* Big Bold YKK Brass Top Zip
* Adjustable Wide Comfort Shoulder Strap with Brass Hardware
* Inside Pocket with Coach Creed, Old style 80s Registration number is very worn
down but is present.
* Bag Length: 15"
* Bag Height: 13.5"
* Depth: 9"
* Size: Extra Large
* Approx. Strap Drop: 18 -22"
* Color: Black
* Materials American Glove Tanned Leather & Solid Brass Hardware
* Made in the USA

Notes on condition: We do need to say that this is not a bag for someone who is looking for a new Coach bag. It is vintage, it is close to 30 years old according to our authenticator at The Purse Forum. It is in good usable shape and is clean, ready to use. It is pre-owned, possibly was a daily wearer, it has wear and patina typical for a vintage Coach bag of its age that was regularly worn. The leather, piping, straps and hardware are all in very good functional shape, there are minor wear related marks, scratches and dings noticeable if you examine the bag closely, they do not impact the overall good looks of this bag. We did notice a small (3/8") dark indented flaw in the leather near the base, see photos. This does not impact usability or wearability, and you'd need to look closely to see it - but it is there, we have adjusted pricing accordingly. We have had this bag professionally cleaned and conditioned, further conditioning and continued TLC will help improve & preserve the leather.

Vintage pricing also means you get a super price on an huge, bold gorgeous all leather Coach bag in a desirable and hard to find (collectible) style/year.

Please check all of our photos at http://tinyurl.com/VTGCOACH9085 for best idea of condition.
If you have questions or need additional information or photos, don't hesitate to ask, we are here to assist. * * Note that vintage Halston sunglasses shown in some photos are for size reference only * *

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Vintage 80s Coach 9085 Black Leather BIG XL Duffle Bucket Shoulder Bag Free Ship

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: made in USA, solid brass hardware, vintage american black glove tanned leather
  • Ships from Illinois, United States to select countries.
  • Feedback: 118 reviews
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