Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag

Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag
Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag

Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag

Enameled Metal Mesh Purse, with Clark Gable portrait. "Stars" Series, from 1976 Commemorative Heritage Collection. This enameled metal mesh purse, bearing the likeness of Clark Gable, was one of four in the Heritage Collection "Stars" series, issued by Whiting & Davis in 1976 to commemorate the company's centennial. Presumably for each of her two teenage daughters. Of course, teenage girls generally have their own ideas, and I have a feeling they weren't too impressed.

Long forgotten about, my mom recently found them in an attic closet, wrapped in tissue paper in a Whiting & Davis box. Never used, this Gable bag still has the blue Whiting & Davis brand/price tag hanging from a string off the carry chain!

The bag measures 3.75" x 6" and is suspended from a gold-toned braided mesh carry chain with a 14 drop. The predominant tile colors constituting the portrait are azure blue, brown & beige; the reverse side is solid azure blue. The purse also features a scalloped bottom edge, a gold-plated, deco-style metal frame with a ball pinch clasp, and a finely ribbed, dusty rose moire lining. The inside corners of the frame are engraved.

And a brand tag sewn within the lining reads. MESH {WHITING & DAVIS} BAGS / MADE IN U.

The enamel tile pieces are in uniform, pristine condition. The whitish spots shown in the pictures are merely luminous reflections: the bag sparkles quietly, as the tiles catch the light.

The item "Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag" is in sale since Tuesday, April 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Bags, Handbags & Cases".

The seller is "ny*71" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Rare Mint WHITING & DAVIS Clark Gable Enameled Mesh Purse Retro Evening Bag


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