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Buy with confidence, this shop is a Platinum rated shop and will provide quality customer service with every transaction. Your satisfaction is our top priority. We describe all of our items as accurately and completely as possible. Your purchases will be packed with care and we are certain you will be pleased with your new treasures. Whenever possible, we use clean recycled packaging materials. We recommend insurance on breakables. Even though we pack with great care we cannot be responsible for mishaps in transit. Please read my customer testimonials. I value every customer and promise a pleasant and honest transaction from my shop.

About Us

1st Edition Books; many signed, Pottery, Kitchenware, China, Vintage Purses, Restaurant Ware, Judaica, Vintage Linens, Jewelry, Out-of-Print Cookbooks, Paintings, Signed Artwork and More~ NOTE: I will always point out if a book is a book club edition. I will never sell a book with mold or odors that may harm your home library.

Listed purses are hard to find and no longer manufactured models. They are quality vintage bags that are in very fine or new condition. Almost all purses are authentic leather (includes snakeskin, designer, Italian and unique one-of-a-kinds). I only list unused or excellent condition purses without odors or flaws. These are vintage finds. There is something for everyone as the collection includes eclectic, whimsical, elegant sophistication and other hand picked treasures. Included in my shop are first edition books, Judaica, textiles, pottery, dishes, wonderful vintage restaurant ware and many assorted collectibles; a little for everyone. I have also hand picked cookbooks from my own collection to list in my shop. Please check back often as I frequently add new items. I am a verified member of Paypal. My intention is to provide a smooth, satisfactory transaction with every purchase. I provide professional customer service; guaranteed!! If you read this and ask for free shipping on any jewelry item I will adjust for no charge (USA only) after purchase.
Please view customer TESTIMONIALS below:

Dear Rosanne Simon,
Love the earrings. I didn't expect the darling drawstring bag.
Thank you!

Dear Rosanne,
I want to thank you for the order I received yesterday. It was the 4 plates, Syracuse China, Park Lane Apple Blossom, 1950's
It was well packed and received perfectly. Thank you for your prompt customer service.

The fan arrived safely and I love it.
Thank you for packing it so carefully.
I’m sure I’ll be shopping with you again in the future.
Best regards,

You are so incredible!! Thank you so much, the book is here and so awesome!! The news clipping?! Oh my goodness, I am so happy!

Dear Rosanne Simon,
The package arrived safely and I’m very happy with it. Thank You!
Sincerely, Jane

I thought the three pieces were really lovely and you have been outstanding.

Dear Rosanne Simon,
Just a short note that the Barbara Bedzunas vase arrived today
Well packaged and arrived in excellent
condition . Thanks Les

Dear Rosanne,
The cups/saucers arrived in perfect condition. They are more than I even expected.They were most carefully wrapped and mailed in a timely manner and I appreciate your great service.
Thank you most kindly, Shirley

re: 1953 red leather wallet
One of the most satisfying purchases I have made recently. ( Just
as though I had designed it myself - almost ! )
Thank you for great service, too !

Hello Rosanne Sorry I am a bit late, but wanted to say thanks a million for the really beautiful Purse and for the thoughtful way you packaged it with the penny and the cards. I am thrilled with the items and am so proud now of having the little Italian beaded purse which I will carefully use, and no doubt be the envy of many. Wish you a very happy New Year and a wonderful 2014.

And, thank you so much for your incredible customer service, personal kindness and amazing inventory! You are the best! As ever, Jill

Hi Rosanne, just wanted to let you know the bowls arrived safely
and my sister loved them. Thanks also for the pretty notecard
that was included. Regards, Kerri

Thank you very much for the fast delivery it was a gift and my
husband is so happy with it.
Will buy more from you soon.

Hi Rosanne,
I picked up the Charles Russel book that I bought from you
yesterday. I am very very pleased with it!!
Thank you so much.

Thank you so much. The book arrived timely and perfectly. I am
enjoying it so much!

Hi Rosanne,
I got the book and I love it. It is so beautiful.

Hi Rosanne,
Came home for lunch and my purse was here...yippee!
Just love it...I am purse obsessed.
Thanks for the extras...lucky penny and note card, too.

Hi Rosanne ~ Pkg arrived yesterday, 4/30. Pure perfection.
Thank you again for sharing this item. I don't think I'll ever
use it! Looks to cute to even use. Look forward to buying again.

Hello, again... Just a quick note to let you know that my lovely
bracelet arrived safe and sound today. Thanks so much, Ann

Hi Rosanne~
The paperweight came today, it's beautiful!
That was very fast shipping! Thanks again for a lovely weight!

You are so very professional,and even more importantly,very kind and sweet.
Thank you so very much for all your troubles. I am so very excited.
Rosanne, you are wonderful! Thanks so much again for all of your efforts and great customer service, it's a lost art these days, I fear. Warm regards, Annie

Rosanne: Thank you for one of the hippest cufflink sets in my collection... -- Bob

Hi Rosanne, I love this darling purse; thank you so very much! Thank you also for the penny, note, and sweet note card. My mother used to always place a penny in my purse for the same reason. Thank you so much for bringing that special memory back!

Rosanne,, The cloth did come and it is great. It is a gift for my daughter and will look perfect on her table. Love those old cloths.Thank you and thanks for the cards...a very nice touch...

Thank YOU so much for selling such a beautiful hat! I look forward to receiving it and I'll be sure to tell all of my family and friends about your wonderful business!

Hi Rosanne,
The cufflinks just arrived and they are wonderful! Just what I wanted - Thank you so much!
Sincerely, Linda

Dear Rosanne,
I just wanted to let you know I received these fabulous cookbooks "safe & sound". I love to collect cookbooks, both old and new. I have a fondness for the ones from the 1940's. To me, these have such wonderful "basic" recipes and I love reading all the tips for the housewives!
Thank you also for the care and time you took in packaging these books. I truly appreciated your efforts.
Lou Ann

Rosanne -
Thank you so much for going out of your way to take care of me so nicely.
I will definitely return! Again - thanks for all your help.
I will make sure people visit your section of the RUby Lane page!
Kevin in Illinois

I received my purse yesterday...it's wonderful, classy, elegant,and in pristine condition...thank you so much....and for your thoughtfullness and kindness to include those lovely mementos...
thanks again...
my best, Katerina

Dear Rosanne,
Your parcel received today, and the purse is FABULOUS! I'm so glad I've bought it and yes, it's a great match for the outfit. The good thing is that, I know, I will be wearing it a lot later, too, because it'll look so good with other outfits and even jeans! Thank you so much!
All the best,

Hi, I received the purse and it is just gorgeous!!! Thank you so much, you have been just so lovely to deal with.
Best wishes to you, Lori

Hi Rosanne, I received the purses yesterday and I wish to let you
know it came as described. A lot of thought went into the
packing, the gift card and the lucky penny is a very nice
gesture. I will certainly visit your shop again. Thanks.

Dear Rosanne:
The painting was delivered yesterday and it is just as you described it to be. I am sure to enjoy it for many years to come and will always remember the special connection I have with it. Thank you so much for everything.

Received my beautiful handbag today. Thank you.
Paulette and cats

Hi Rosanne, I recieved the apron today. Thanks for the fast
shipping and great looking apron! Regards, Phyllis

Dear Rosanne -
I am absolutely delighted to report that the GORGEOUS red bag arrived today - I couldn't be more pleased with it - many thanks !
Best regards,

hi, i just wanted to thank you for the quilted bag you have sent
me and all the little details (the penny,etc.)I love this bag.
it's better then Chanel. you don't pay 400usd just to find out it
isn't authentic. I'll definitly view your merchandise in the future.

Hi Rosanne,
The wonderful Lab marquetry artwork arrived yesterday...I am quite pleased!
Many Thanks,

I received the purse in the mail - it arrived sooner than expected and it's in great condition. I'm really enjoying it. I buy all my purses vintage from vendors like yourself, so I will be back!
First off this order arrived safely here yesterday. These bowls are great! I am very happy with them.I am sure to be back at your shop again with such considerate customer service coming from you how can I resist.
Have a great day,
Debbie G.

Rosanne, I picked up the purse from the post office today. It is absolutely perfect! I love it. Thanks so much for your prompt and helpful emails, you made this experience wonderful.
Thanks again.

My beautiful purse arrived, thank you. I love it, it is perfect for my daughter's wedding. I appreciate your charming note and penny, my mother always told me the same thing!
Take care,
Nancy W.

Your'e welcome! With as many outstanding items as you have, donï¾’t be surprised to see me back sometime soon. I thank you for your time and your service, B.C.

Rosanne, I wanted to let you know that I received the shoe form and it is neat! It looks great on my cobbler's bench. I appreciate the care you took in packaging it and for that nice card you included. It's been a pleasure doing business with you and I'll be visiting your shop again soon.
Thank you, Keith

Hi Rosanne:
Just wanted to let you know that I got my boot today. I love it! The picture didn't so it any justice at all. I was so happy to get it so quickly too!
I will be in your shop frequently to see what you have for sale. Thank you so much for a great sale.

Thank you for your kindness. I must say it's rare these days and is especially appreciated. I most certainly will visit your store again.
Best Wishes,

Dear Rosanne,
I received the book yesterday (the packet of seeds & the card). Thank you very much. The book is just darling!

Dear Rosanne,
I have just received the two purses, one w/Mola & leather and the handwoven/leather one. I am just absolutely delighted with this purchase! The condition is exactly as you described--just very gentle wear. They are wonderful!
Thank you so much for offering them and I will be checking back with your Rubylane store.
Also, thank you for the purse cards and the "lucky" penny. You have a really nice presentation and approach to your work! I also appreciated your professionalism.
Best regards, Joan

Dear Rosanne:
I just wanted to let you know I received my Soup Bowls & Platters today and absolutely LOVE THEM!!!!! They are FABULOUS!!!!!!!
Thank you.

Hi Rosanne,
I got the purse yesterday!! That was lightening fast! And Rosanne it is
truly an awesome & special purse! This is my first Bonnie Cashin! :) I
just "discovered" her. Thank you so very much!

Hi Rosanne,
The package arrived today, and I'm glad I ordered the other purses :) I really like all of them!
Thank you for the flower seeds - I'll plant them in my garden -
and for the great service; it's a pleasure doing business with
Warm regards,

I just opened and everything was received in great condition. Thank you! Just love the pieces I bought.
Thanks again!

"great web site and great stuff!!"

"received them today. They are really beautiful."

"Just wanted to drop you a little note to let you know I got the "americana" basket purse today and I LOVE IT!! I also appreciate the penny and the cute sunflower hook you tucked in there."


I just wanted to say thank you. You have been great to deal with and I think my mother will love them chickens!"

"Hi Rosanne,
Just wanted to let you know that the gravy boat and china mug arrived safely yesterday. Thanks for the great packing job!"

"I received my package today and it's wonderful! I'm listening to "Purple People Eater" right now!
Thank you, again, for your excellent and quick service!! The packaging was perfect and I appreciate the extra little items you included..."

"I received my purse! Such prompt delivery! I absolutely love my purse. And it was so kind of you to include the lucky penny and bonus presents. Sunflowers are my favorite too. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Believe me- you are bookmarked"

"I received my porcelain vase today (1-16-04). Its just beautiful. Thank you so much for packing it and shipping it safely. Thank you again. Teri"

It arrived safely, and is perfect ...B

Thanks Rosanne! I love the cups and it was a great shopping experience. I'll be back!

Just wanted to let you know I received the item today and its adorable ... thanks so much.

I just wanted to let you know that I received the lemon squeezer and apron today and I LOVE that apron! Also wanted to thank you for the pretty gift card and hook. That was so nice! I'll be back to your shop! E.

Dear Rosanne,
I received the satchel today, and have a whopping great THANK YOU here especially for you! The item is beautiful, exactly as described, and well packaged too (the US papers made for some interesting reading - bonus!). Buying an item online and from overseas is not always smooth sailing, but you made it easy and stressfree! Let me know if there's a feedback thingy for Ruby Lane online, and I'll pop in a few good words for you.
P.S. Thank you too for the lovely card and sunflower pressie, very sweet and thoughtful!

Thanks, Rosanne, for the prompt shipping and good
packing. It drew quite a crowd here at the bank when I opened

Thanks so much for helping me with this purchase. I am so pleased! I will recommend your shop to others.
Sincerely, Mary E.

Hi Rosanne, I did receive your beautiful tablecloth. Thank you so much! I hope my son will enjoy it. His birthday is the end of April. I just wanted you to know how pleased I am with it. Thanks again. L.J.
Rosanne Simon
3711 Page St.
Redwood City , CA 94063
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