Location October 1955:
The October 1955 issue of "Handbags & Accessories" provided guidence for buyers on styles for the upcoming Holiday season. (page 18)
Heading Highlight elegance for evening
Holiday time is party time. Provide a wide selection of dressy bags
RIGID HANDLED rich gold mesh bag is done on a brass frame. Satin is used for lining and for gussets. A jeweled twist clasp adds extra sparkle. Duramesh
The same October 1955 issue includes this half page ad on page 29.
''IT IS WITH GREAT PRIDE AND PLEASURE THAT DURAMESH CORPORATION PRESENTS THEIR SMALL MESH, AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE NEW LINE OF GENUINE METAL MESH PURSE & BAG ACCESSORIES.
"PETITE MESH" IS OF "HEIRLOOM" QUALITY IN THE TRADITION OF THE FINEST JEWELERS' CRAFT. NOW, MANUFACTURED IN THIS COUNTRY, "PETITE MESH" WILL BE AVAILABLE IN QUANTITY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FORTY YEARS. WE PLAN CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION AND PROMISE PROMPT AND CONSISTENT DELIVERY. WE SUGGEST THAT YOU PREVIEW "PETITE MESH" AT OUR SHOWROOMS AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE AND INVITE YOUR ORDERS FOR IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT. THESE LOVELY JEWEL-LIKE ACCESSORIES WILL BE IMPORTANT THE YEAR 'ROUND AND ESPECIALLY NOW FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASONI
SHOWROOMS: 393 Fifth Avenue, New York 16, N.Y. ORegon 9-2426
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