Plants and Executive Offices
January 1955 Handbags & Accessories, inside back cover Classy Handbag ClassyLeatherGoodsCo, using Federan Snow-white and Gold vinyl.
The bag examples are by Julius Resnick. JRJuliusResnick
A JR bag very similar to the top example on the page is available at The Bag Lady Emporium.
A00328: Classic summer basket weave bag with a nifty twist. This unusual white vinyl bag by JR is embossed with a faux basket weave pattern vinyl called Boca-Palm, made by Federal Leather Company to resemble a bamboo curtain. These were all the rage in mid-50’s. The gold hexagonal lift up latch open to a beautiful blue-green spotless cotton interior. Matching coin purse is suspended from the frame by two 3/4” wide fabric straps and the coin purse is marked in gold lettering “ JR Made in USA.” Excellent unused condition. inside and out. Measures 8 x 4 x 6 1/2” .
Valued at $50 and available at The Bag Lady Emporium
The May 1955 issue of Handbags & Accessories used CarlinBrosFriedbags to illustrate Samar Rattan vinyl by Federal Leather Company.