This is an unique antique crocodile purse. It is an extraordinarily textured piece with the hornback ridges very prominent over the entire surface. The color of the crocodile skin ranges from a amber to deep sienna. The interior lining is a buttery honey color. The interior has three main compartments and two slip pockets. The coin purse clips shut with a flip clasp. The beautifully detailed silver edges are marked sterling 922. Under the clasp is stamped German silver.
Dimensions are : the purse is just under 5 inches wide and 3 1/2 inches high; depth is 1 1/4 inches. Open it measures 7 1/8 inches. The crocodile skin is in superb condition with the skin supple and undamaged. The interior is in good condition with gentle vintage wear.
This is a stunning vintage Art Deco era purse, sturdy enough to be used and is a wonderful collection piece.