June 1949 Location:
Harry Levine Corp.
This June 1949 display ad on page 36 of "Handbag Buyer" points to a previously unidentified link between Harry Levine Corp. and Julius Resnick.
"Handbags & Accessories" July 1954, page 35
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
Location February 1961:
Harry Levine Corp.
Fall 1961 offerings from various makers were displayed together in this article on page 28-29 of the June 1961 issue of "Handbags & Accessories."
Harry Levine Corp., 20 W. 33 St., creates a petite cocktail punch of faille pleats (top left).
Display ad June 1961 Handbags & Accessories, page 63
980714: HL USA vinyl covered fabric clutch bag in warm beige woven textured fabric with a raffia-like embossed texture on the shiny fabric which is covered with clear vinyl. Outstanding Multicolored striped lining in pristine condition. Excellent condition overall. Measures 11 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 1/4" SOLD
980137: Petite black matte satin Evening Purse by HL USA. Spring latch holds the pair of rigid handles closed. Flesh colored satin lining in excellent condition. Measures 7 1/2 x 7 with handles x 3". SOLD
A00097: Elegant gilded vinyl box bag by HL USA. Tiny rhinestones encrust the lift up latch and handle hardware. Fully lined in beige satin with one open pocket. Lining is nice and clean but with one water spot there is one water spot on the side. Some abrasion wear on the ends of the handle from rubbing on the handle hardware, but Iíve touched up with some gold paint, so it doesnít show. Otherwise excellent condition. Measures 5 3/4 x 4 x 4 7/8". SOLD for $60 in 2001
990331: H.L. psychedelic silky convertible clutch bag. The gold metal frame is trimmed in matching fabric on the front. Iím not positive the fabric IS silk, but it feels like it. Fully lined in navy satin with one open pocket. Excellent condition.. Measures 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/2". SOLD