Location June 1949:
Location October 1955:
Solving Mirror Problems since 1918
Mirrors made by specialist manufacturers like American Mirror Works were used by many handbag companies and retailers. Sometimes the only mark on a bag will be the logo of the bag maker or retailer on the mirror that was included with the handbag.
Display ad "Handbag Buyer" June 1949, page 70
January 1954 Handbags & Accessories, page 78 illustrates a variety of mirror shapes available from American Mirror Works, then a division of Barnet Mirror Co. of New York.
January 1954 Handbags & Accessories, page 9 is a full page display ad with logos from many bags makers that used their Mongram Mirrors!
Half page ad "Handbags & Accessories" October 1955, page 49
Memo to HANDBAG MANUFACTURER
A clouded, spotty or inferior mirror is a sure SALES-KILLER! Why take chances, when you can guarantee your sales potential with the best mirror available — at a price well within your cost picture?
American Mirror Works
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