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Location August 1942:

Triangle Leather Goods
36 West 32nd St.
New York

Easter styles for 1942 are introduced in the February 1942 Luggage & Leather Goods, page 42. Emphasis is on "Morale! . . . one of the most important words in our vocabulary today. What has it to do with the handbag department ? Plenty, we say! It's the gay novelties that lift many a spirit out of the doldrums. Handbags this season will play their part in adding color and life to even the most tailored costume."

"Shiny and dull contrast makes this top handle bag unusual and attractive. Genuine patent forms the center and soft black cape the shirred side pieces. Has an inside zipper and prystal lock. This retails at $2.95 and is featured by Triangle Leather Goods Company."

The same issue carries this Triangle Leather Goods ad on page 57.

Bags for Mothers Day 1942 "Stress Young Gay Types to Cheer Up Our War Time Mothers" on page 42 of the April 1942 "Luggage & Leather Goods."

Kelly green cape underarm frame bag with twisted plastic bar trimming. Softly shirred pattern gives it "gift-appeal." Shown in all dark and bright colors by Triangle Leathers Goods Company.

Display ad April 1942 "Luggage & Leather goods," page 58

June 1942 Luggage & Leather Goods, page 58

August 1942 Luggage & Leather Goods, pg 57.

A classified ad in the January 3, 1944 New York Times, pg. 34, sought women and girls for the Trangle factory.

"GIRLS-Experienced floor girls, trimmers. Tringle Handbgas, 36 West 32nd St."

July 1947 "Handbags Illustrated" page 45 display ad

Display ad "Handbag Buyer" June 1949, page 57

The 1950s

Display ad "Handbags and Fashion Accessories" February 1950, page 79.

You can't afford to miss these fine Leather and Faille creations in strikingly refreshing spring shades. Made to Sell at $2.98.

CHICAGO: North American Building
ST. LOUIS: 1212 Washington Avenue
LOS ANGELES: 607 South Hill Street

This unusually shaped bag is featured on page 44 on Handbags & Accessories March 1955.

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

The 1960s

Location June 1961:

Triangle Handbags
22 West 32nd St.
New York City

Display ad "Handbags & Accessories" june 1961, page 52.

Fall 1961 offerings from various makers were displayed together in this article on page 28-29 of the June 1961 issue of "Handbags & Accessories."

This feminine, dressmaker look is very good for fall. Triangle Handbag Co., 22 W. 32 St., fashions a small satchel in a boxy shape (in hand). The frame is covered and the bag is in a medium brown.

June 1961 "Handbags & Accessories," page 58

"Triangle Bags, 22 W. 32nd St., features luster handbags in silvercoin, mulberry, bronze and black cherry. Kip calf is strong in brown, black and teak-wood. Here too, the east-west trend in medium sizes with simple classic frames dominates. Handbags start at $10.95. A complete shoe coordination collection in all leathers, colors and styles is available for fall selling."

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