This is a magnificent, extremely rare early 1950’s genuine Monitor Lizard framed Box satchel from one of the premier makers of high end reptile handbags, ExactMatch by Harry Revits from New York City. Harry Revits’ creations then and still today are highly coveted because of the exquisite quality and design. These were sold only in the finest, high end stores, this gorgeous gem is pure elegance. The mirror finish, fine Monitor Lizard skin is of breathtaking perfection and has no cracks and no wear, even on the bottom. From the moment you see and feel it, it will leave no doubt. From a private collection, it is in pristine condition.
Monitor Lizard skin has such a smooth, supple feel and was made for those who could appreciate the superior quality Harry Revits put into each one of his handbags. Even down to the tucked Monitor Lizard covered handle, the look is truly regal. This gem is an early 1950’s model and has the original silk coin purse and mirror still inside.
Open the cross-grained, gold-toned snap to see a spotless clean, Black silk interior. It is clean with no odors of age and no ink marks. The pocket is clean as well. The folds of the lining are intact with no splits or cracks. The name, while fading with time, is still visible. The bevel-edged mirror is still usable. Open the matching silk coin purse to see a splash of Light Green silk lining that was never used.
On the outside, the Monitor Lizard skin shines with an elegant brilliance. The gleaming gold-tone frame works smoothly and closes fully with that “Thoomph” sound. The handle is supple and shines as well. The design of the frame hides the gussets and gives this treasure so much character.
Harry Revits was well known the world over for the quality of the skins he used and the results of the highly polished treatment is like no other. The entire skin is superb and nowhere does this handbag look nearing sixty-five years old. The edges, up and down, end to end are flawless and the bottom is as well.
This is a handbag that will make a great impression to any event with or without gloves. Seldom do you ever see a genuine Monitor Lizard handbag in such splendid condition as this. You will not regret adding this fine treasure to your collection.
The dimensions are: 8 ½”L x 5 ½ “H x 3 ½”D and the handle affords the 5”drop.
As always, this fine ExactMatch will come to you shipped with the utmost care via USPS Priority Mail or your choice of shippers indicated with insurance. Never a handling charge, just the exact shipping to your zip code. I ship all over the world and will gladly combine shipping on multiple purchases.
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