This classy old purse is fashioned out of eel skins that are a rich reddish brown that would probably be considered mahogany or possibly cordovan. Inside is the Saffron name. It seems this was a that sold fine fashion accessories in the 1970’s and 1980’s and I believe the items were generally made in Spain. The eel skins are sewn in both vertical and diagonal directions to create a classic design. The flap on the purse has a magnetic snap which is marked; Bic Star Magnetic Hook. Inside there are five lined compartments, two are zippered and it has a pleated bottom.
It measures about 12 5/8” wide by 8” high. It is in very good condition with almost no signs of wear and the clasp works properly. There are two small, ¼” dark spots on the front flap that I think might be flaws in the skin rather than use stains.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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