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More Vintage Designer Purses and Handbags

Collecting vintage designer handbags is a fun and rewarding hobby.

Vintage designer beaded purse from Marcus brothersSide view if vintage designer purse Bottom view of Marcus Brothers designer purseInside view of purse Purse latchMarcus Brothers of Italy label

This vintage raffia purse is in excellent condition. Made by the Marcus Brothers in Italy, it is woven with 3/8" diameter white plastic beads interspersed. The handles are white plastic also and are drawn together tightly with the clasp. The hardware appears to be brass. The cloth lining is a beige color and has a couple of very minor small stains. Otherwise this clutch is immaculate. Stands about 8" tall and is 8" wide. $65.00 + $6.99 S&H


Walborg gold ring designer  purseWalborg purse designed by Paco Rabanne. Close-up of interwoven golden rings.Interior

This is a gold lamé purse covered with interwoven golden rings was designed by Paco Rabanne for Walborg. It is approximately 9 inches long and 5 inches wide.Satin champagne colored interior with one side pocket sewn into the lining. Doubled chains for shoulder strap. 17 inch drop from chain to top of purse. Made in Hong Kong. Label intact. Excellent condition.  $250.00. Free shipping!

 Vintage Nantucket handbagRear view of Nantucket handbag
Base of Nantucket handbagInside view of handbag
Top view of metal handlesInside view of handle attachments
This vintage Nantucket-style purse is estimated to be from the 1960's. It has two silvertone metal handles, hinges and clasp. The clasp and lid are decorated with silvertone rivets. The hook on the clasp is shaped like a jumping fish. The bucket-shaped body appears to be made from bamboo strips wrapped around rattan. The base is footed to protect the bottom of the purse. Dimensions are 7 3/4 inches tall, 11 1/2 inches wide and 9 inches deep. It is in excellent condition! $75.00