Vintage Patent Leather Handbags

Sophisticated high gloss VINTAGE Patent Handbags.  

The Patent process was introduced in 1927 in which Leather or Fabric is coated with a hard glossy surface. Every decade Patent Handbags make a gigantic comeback. Patent is smart and fashionable to carry. A Patent Handbag makes any outfit come alive!

Terminology regarding the condition of the Vintage Handbags:
Please remember when buying vintage purses there are normally minor imperfections 
 unless these are very noticable or detract from the style or attractiveness of the item they are not normally mentioned.
LOOKING FOR PERFECTION - VINTAGE IS NOT FOR YOU!

(Mint Condition) MINT - As close to "new" as possible for its age. No problems.
(Excellent Condition)
Normal wear expected for age. Any problems are not easily visible.
(Gently Used)
Normal wear expected for age. Shows very minimal wear
(Used) A purse that was used everyday. Not abused.... but used, shows more noticeable wear.

(Rest assured I do not sell handbags that are not attractive or fit to carry.)


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An adorable petite tome traveler from the 40's. A charming tiny green patent "HEART" shoulder purse. There is a brass zippered pocket on the back that can hold a few tiny items or a small cell phone. A RARE collectable wearable unique vintage purse! ENCHANTING!

Measures 7" w x 6.5" W

Excellent Condition

Item# PAT200-6

$38.00 SOLD

 

 

 

 

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Adorable navy blue patent box shaped purse from the 50's. The sides have an accordion shape that expands when opened. The front flap that a circle and the flap the snap closure goes over the circle to open and close the purse. The handles are wristlet length. The interior is lined in faux black leather with a middle brass zippered compartment. SWEET RETRO!

Measures 8" w x 6" H

Excellent Condition

Item# PAT200-41

$48.00 ON HOLD

 


 

 

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 This UNIQUE 50's black genuine patent leather "Susan Gail" ACCORDION purse design results from the unique interior frame design. A series of folds in the gussets are not attached to the metal frame and expand wide when open. The double handle has an architectural flair. The solid brass latch opens to an interior lined with black leather with a long open slash pocket. A VINTAGE TREASURE!

Measures 10" w x 5.5" H

Excellent Condition

Item# PAT101-5

85.00

 

 

 

 

 

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These shoe umbrella totes were very popular in the early 60 and most were used for a unique lunch bag or a purse instead of carrying rain shoes, and this one is a beauty. Covered in apple candy patent that is textured in an alligator skin pattern. The bag is trimmed with red-colored piping. The backside has a thick long brass zipper. The interior is the underside of the patent and the original stuffing and cardboard still remains inside. The unused red nylon umbrella is 20" long. Tucked away and never used. FUN UNIQUE RETRO!

Measures 7"W x 12" H

Mint Condition

Item# PAT114-3

$85.00

 

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This beautiful black patent purse by "Lewis" is a real time traveler all the way from the 1950's.  The purse features a large oval shaped flap with a large teardrop shaped Lucite latch that looks like tortoise shell. There is a tuck away gold metal shoulder chain strap. The interior is lined with black grosgrain There is a tiny split on each side of the flap's corners so I will price this gem accordingly.  PURE ELEGANCE!

Measures 9" W x 7" H

Gently Used Condition

Item# PAT200-23

$35.00

 

 

 

The classy look of patent.

 

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One of my favorite "Brio" designs from the 80's is the FAN SHAPED design. This Brio came in several different leather colors and also this adorable black patent. The trim and clip on shoulder strap is black genuine leather. The interior is lined with black velveteen with a zippered sidewall pocket. NOTHING DRESSES UP AN OUTFIT LIKE BLACK PATENT!

Measures 12" W x 7" H

Excellent Condition

Item# PAT03-2

$75.00

 

 

 

 

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A very hard to find color covering this high gloss bright marbled blue patent purse from the 50's by "LEWIS". The wristlet length strap is created with large chain links mad of faux tortoise shell. On the front is a long narrow pocket with a flap. The interior is lined with dark blue satin with a small open pocket and a brass zippered sidewall pocket. SO UNIQUE!

Measures 8.5" W x 9" H

Excellent Condition

Item# PAT200-5

SOLD

 

 

 

 

Letisee Purse ad 1955

 

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Tucked away and never used is this RARE late 60's high gloss patent purse by "Letisse". The wide arching frame is covered with matching patent. This unique bag opens and closes with hidden springs. On each side there are patent pulls with a large shaped gold metal tulip on the end. The interior is lined with pristine tan signature fabric with a zippered sidewall pocket. There is a tuck away shoulder strap. OUTSTANDINGE VINTAGE!

Measures 12" W x 7" h

Mint Condition

Item# PAT111-6

$55.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Striking "Walborg" unique black patent purse from the 70's. The scalloped flap has a fan shaped stitched design. There is a tuck away European length shoulder strap and is makes the handbag versatile for use as a clutch or shoulder bag. The interior is lined with black taffeta wit an open sidewall pocket. CHARMING RETRO!

Measures 10" W x 6" H

Mint Condition

Item# PAT105-11

$55.00

 

 

 

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This outstanding bracelet purse by "Sasha" is not vintage but unused dead stock. High gloss hot pink patent textured to look like alligator skin. Adorning the front is a gold metal Lion's head with tiny sparkling rhinestone eyes. The gold bracelet slips onto your wrist. The interior is lined with black nylon fabric with an open sidewall pocket and a zippered sidewall pocket. A SHOW STOPPER!

Measures 9" W x 5" H

Mint Condition

Item# PAT72-7

$45.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ultra sophisticated wafer thin black patent clutch purse from the 80's. On the front a small black faux leather button has a black faux leather sunray flaring out to a corner of the purse. The frame is gold metal. The interior is lined with spill proof black vinyl with a zippered sidewall pocket. RUNWAY CHIC!

Measures 10" W x 7" H

Excellent Condition

Item# PAT113-5

$48.00

 

 

 

 

 

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A UNIQUE convertible high gloss black patent purse from the 60's. The shoulder chain and be tucked inside for use as a clutch. The front has a vanity compartment with a tiny mirror mounted to the inside flap lid and a storage compartment for quick access to your cosmetics or in today's world your cell phone. The interior is lined in black spill proof vinyl with the large compartment having a brass zippered sidewall pocket. Tucked away and never used. HOT RETRO!

Measures 12" W x 7" H

Mint Condition

Item# PAT40-9

$48.00

 


 

 

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