Location February 1950:
Egan-Wagner Merchandise Co.
Corde' Bags were trendy for Spring 1950, as evidenced by a full page feature in the February 1950 issue of "Handbags and Fashion Accessories," page 47, including this example from Egan-Wagner.
Corde Courts New Trends
"ABSTRACTED leaf pattern gives geometric interest to this finely constructed bag by Egan-Wagner. Its concave frame has a gleaming polish and opens to an' exceptional width for convenient entry. To sell at moderate figure."
Quarter page ad February 1950 issue of "Handbags and Fashion Accessories" page 24
See Egan-Wagner's New Line! Exquisite Corde for Spring. Original Creations. Smart and lovely in striking new designs. Sytled by E-W for profitable sales by you.
Quarter page ad inside front cover of the February 1950 issue of "Handbags and Fashion Accessories"
Handbag Lines Made in 1962:
Bags for Spring 1956 were presented on January 3, 1956 by agreement as a member of the National Authority for the Ladies Handbag Industry. 1956NationalAuthorityMembers
Scan H&A March 1962 pg 70