This stunning, mid-1950’s vintage framed satchel is from Bellestone. A maker of some of the most highly coveted, reptile-skin handbags and were sold in only in the finest, high end stores, this gorgeous gem is pure elegance. Made of shining, genuine Golden Monitor Lizard, this beautiful Bellestone will leave no doubt. This is a very rare color. From a private collection, it is in pristine vintage condition.
From the moment you first see and feel the skin of this handbag, you will know that the skins were exceptionally well cared for and has that smooth, silky feel that only the best, genuine Lizard can give, a trademark of quality from Bellestone. At every angle, this Bellestone looks regal and it is luxurious. It is a circa 1953 model. No one will have on quite like this fine collectible.
Lift open the mirror polished, gold-toned snap, and pull the gleaming tab to see a clean, Beige interior. It is clean with no odors of age and no ink marks. The pockets are clean as well. The folds of the lining are intact with no splits or cracks. Seldom do you ever see a reptile skin handbag that is over sixty-three years look this good.
On the outside, the reptile skin is shiny and is clean. The skin has just the right amount of give to let you know it is genuine. The Day-Sol frame works smoothly and closes fully. The frame has the Monitor lizard inlays for a elegant effect. The rolled, single handle is supple with no issues. The gussets on the sides are superb. The edges are clean and smooth and the shine will make you smile.
Bellestone is well known for the quality of the skins and the highly polished treatment like no other. The skin is stunning all over. This Bellestone shines beautifully from top to bottom and it rests on four solid brass feet.
The dimensions are: 11” L x 6 ½ “H x 4” D and the handle affords a 5” drop.
As always, this fine Bellestone 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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