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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255317
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Stunning vintage 1970s Judith Leiber very weighty and substantial Chinoiserie style goldtone metal belt with large round stations in green Lucite simulating jade, centered with very detailed and dimensional cast metal elements depicting Chinese dragons. Double chains linked together at regular intervals with thinner metal rings. Marked JUDITH LEIBER. Can also be worn asymmetrically as a necklace. For a small waist...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1252476
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$95.00
Very beautiful early Chinese export belt buckle in silver plated metal with genuine red and white coral and turquoise inlay. 1920s, marked CHINA. With decorative beading framing the inlay. The coral and turquoise are natural and undyed. Will accommodate up to a 7/8 inch wide belt. 2 3/4 inches wide and 1 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition. No losses to inlay. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #1243714
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$595.00
Huge stunning snake form belt buckle by the super collectible 1970s and 1980s cult designer Christopher Ross. Very heavy cast goldtone metal with dimensional sculpted scales and large deeply inset realistic glass eyes. Marked C. ROSS and dated 1980. 6 inches wide, 3 1/2 inches long and about 1 inch deep. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1207558
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Fabulous signed Gucci goldtone metal and orange and blue guilloche enameled link long necklace which can also be worn as a belt. Marked GUCCI and MADE IN ITALY. Each link is also marked S in a lozenge shape. 1970s. An iconic vintage Gucci piece, these were also made in shorter (18 to 20 inch) but otherwise identical versions to be worn as necklaces only. The enameled links are slightly convex and curved. They alternate with heavy double twisted connecting rings. With a toggle close...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1207491
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Huge statement black Lucite link necklace or belt with dark silvertone hook and attached metal tag marked BEN AMUN. 1990s or later. Ben-Amun jewelry has been hand made in New York City since the early 1980s. Designer and founder Isaac Manevitz, a pioneer of the statement jewelry trend, has made jewelry for Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, and Oscar de la Renta, among others. 48 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide. The large links are 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1177155
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$145.00
Big statement making fabulous vintage 1940s round box bag beaded in brilliant glittering iridescent peacock blue vitrail glass micro beads, with a soft flexible beaded strap...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1177152
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Fabulous large vintage 1940s gathered pochette or wristlet bag beaded in brilliant glittering bronze coppery glass micro beads, with a soft flexible beaded strap which pulls through a large loop to close. The beads are very high quality and are cut on every side. With matching peach color silk lining. Exterior is in excellent with no losses to beading. The lining has some slight losses as shown. 7 1/2 inches long, 7 1/2 inches wide and 2 inches deep. The strap drop is 4 1/2 inches. D...
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Pre 1990 item #1169077
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$495.00
Fabulous versatile vintage genuine lizard box bag in navy, with beautiful Art Deco revival two tone gold- and silvertone hardware, and a long shoulder strap which hinges down into the bag, allowing it to be used as a clutch. Marked RODO and ITALY on a goldtone metal plaque inside. The hardware is beautifully finished, with a textured "molten" effect at each end, very characteristic of later 70s/early 80s design. It opens by flipping up the triangular goldtone metal clasp. With Rodo signa...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169071
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$210.00
Simply adorable very chic small bag in black genuine lizard with heavy cast goldtone metal elements holding the handle. The metal elements are set with brilliant colorless rhinestones. Circa 1950 or 1960. Snap tab clasp. Pleated corners. The handle is covered in lizardskin. The inside of the lid has a mirror which is marked with maker's name and initials: BD BIENEN DAVIS. Pale peach satin lining. 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 inches long, and 3 inches deep. The handle drop is 3 inches. Excell...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169067
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$175.00
Super chic long clutch in dark chocolate hair on hide trimmed in matching dark brown leather, with an ingenious handle which flips up and down to allow the bag to be carried as a clutch or with the handle. Goldtone hardware and snap close. Matching dark brown leather lining. Marked INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA, CUERO NOMATO. 12 1/2 inches wide, 7 inches long, and 1 3/4 inches deep. Beyond excellent condition and appears rarely used. No wear or loss to hide. Display forms are life size. Photos...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169065
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$310.00
Super chic and wearable vintage genuine lizard long clutch in cognac with dark brass hardware. Circa 1960, marked LESCO with a horse head logo. Lined in pale beige leather. Snap clasp. 13 inches wide, 6 inches long, and 1 3/4 inches deep. Exterior is in excellent condition with no finish losses. Some wear to the metal of the clasp, inside only, and a few very very faint lipstick marks inside, and a tear to the edge of one inside pocket. None of these issues is visible from the outsid...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1169063
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$195.00
Glittering black glass microbeaded box bag with a tortoise Lucite top and dark brass hardware, and heavy black glass beaded handle. Black satin lining and snap close. 1940s. These bags are fabulous headturners. 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 inches long and 3 1/2 inches deep. The handle drop is 5 1/2 inches. Overall excellent condition. No losses to beaded exterior. There is a very very faint hairline in the Lucite at the clasp, not visible at a short distance. There is black discoloration inside,...
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1990 item #1167713
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Fabulous statement making early Karl Lagerfeld wide corset style belt in buttery super soft black leather, completely lined with pale beige leather, with a large dimensional center element in goldtone metal. Buckles in the back. Circa 1980. Marked KARL LAGERFELD MADE IN FRANCE on cloth label, and also marked CUIR VERITABLE MADE IN FRANCE on the leather lining. Sewn in pieces and curved so that the front dips slightly below waist level, and the back hits right at waist level. 2 5/8 in...
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Pre 2000 item #1167711
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Chic fabulous Bottega Veneta medium flap bag in black intrecciato woven buttery soft leather with a shoulder strap and slightly matte dark silvertone hardware. Circa 1990 or later. I am also listing a small Bottega bag from the same estate. Marked BOTTEGA VENETA MADE IN ITALY and with signature black jacquard lining. With magnetic snap close and back pocket running the length of the bag. Interior zip pocket. A timeless classic, always in style. Guaranteed authentic. 9 inches long, 9 ...
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Pre 2000 item #1167708
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Beautiful Bottega Veneta small flap bag in black intrecciato woven buttery soft leather with a shoulder strap and slightly matte dark silvertone hardware. Circa 1990 or later. I am also listing a medium Bottega bag from the same estate. Marked BOTTEGA VENETA MADE IN ITALY and with signature black jacquard lining. With magnetic snap close and back pocket running the length of the bag. Divided interior with separate zip pocket. A timeless classic, always in style. Guaranteed authentic....
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Pre 1980 item #1167707
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Pure luxe vintage 1970s or 1980s Judith Leiber bag in soft padded dark blue genuine ostrich with a goldtone metal clasp decorated with a cabochon sodalite stone. Goldtone hardware. With thin matching blue leather strap which is detachable allowing the bag to be used as a clutch. The strap is long enough to allow the bag to be worn cross body. Marked JUDITH LEIBER. Also with Judith Leiber paper card, and original paper tag. Interior satin lining. 7 inches long, 9 1/2 inches wide, and ...
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1167705
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Classic Gucci double G belt buckle, 1970s, in goldtone metal. Marked with GUCCI ITALY and also marked with a patent number. A belt attaches with tiny screws which can be easily screwed and unscrewed with a tweezer tip or even a fingernail. 2 5/8 inches wide and 1 3/4 inches long. The opening for the belt is 1 1/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Pre 2000 item #1167704
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Very chic and versatile Salvatore Ferragamo medium bag in a beautiful soft light tan, with long goldtone chain strap which can be hidden inside to allow the bag to be converted to a clutch. Also with signature Ferragamo gancio equestrian horsebit clasp. Marked SALVATORE FERRAGAMO, MADE IN ITALY, and numbered. With soft black leather lining. The clasp is also marked. The chain is long enough to allow it to be worn cross body. Guaranteed authentic. With white signed dust bag (not pictu...