Location February 1950:
Trophy Handbags, Inc.
17 Thompson St.
N.Y. 13, N.Y.
The HANDBAGS column of the February 1950 issue of "Handbags and Fashion Accessories," page 71
EMBOSSED western boots and saddle motif on kiddie binocular bag, right, is exclusive with Trophy Handbags. Western too is silver-tipped flap on Madagascar and saddle plastic box, left. Non-cracking shoulder straps, suedine linings. Each under $2
The same February 1950 issue of "Handbags and Fashion Accessories," carried this Trophy Handbags display ad on page 87.
TROPHY'S Triumph in Madagascar Straw
For Spring and Summer, there is nothing finer than Trophy's Imported Madagascar Straw! Light in weight! . . . Light in color! Cool and crisp, with smart contrasting binding to eliminate rough straw edges. Saddle stitched throughout. Adjustable shoulder strap, top snap closure and completely lined with suedine.
These straw handbag sensations are to retail at the never-to-be-forgotten price of $1.98 each.
Full page ad for Sommers Plastic Products SommersPlasticProducts in "Handbags and Fashion Accessories," February 1950, includes an example of Trophy's line on page 95.
Sommers has Materials that make your items SELL!!
Our Line is more Beautiful than ever and priced right, too
Pictured above are only a few of the items that can be created from the extensive Sommers line
1. MADAGASCAR STRAW and LEATHOFLEX
2. WESTERN DESIGN on LEATHOFLEX
3. SADDLE LEATHOFLEX Bags by Trophy
A. Sevang. Kit of ALLIGATOR PLASTIC
5. Belt of ALLIGATOR HYDOFLEX by All-Kite
t. Belt of PLASTIC PATENT lined with PLASTIFLEX by Town Belt
7. Billfold of ALLIGATOR PLASTIFLEX
8. Carryall of ALLIGATOR HYDOFLEX by A. J. Stelier
9. Flapjack of ALLIGATOR HYDOFLEX by Flit
10. Carryall of ALLIGATOR/GOLD-HYDOFLEX by Perlmutier & Weiner
Swatches include Western design, Straw, Reptile Grains, Smooth Grains, etc.
PLASTIFLEX a plastic resin coated leather content fibre base material finished just like leather, which looks, feels and wears like genuine leather.
HYDOFLEX imitation leather in all grains and weights suitable for linings, billfolds and lover-priced leather novelties.
LEATHOFLEX genuine leather combined to plastic, plastiflex or hydroflex in a variety of grains, weights and colors suitable for bags, belts, leather novelties, etc.
STRAW fine imported hand-woven Madagascar for bags, belts and accessories.
PLASTICS .020 Gauge Vinyl—Patent, Calf, Alligator and other grains. We carry a full line of linings, filler and plumper materials.
The above available in all leather grains, colors, weights and qualities. Special emphasis placed on developing new materials with manufacturers for their specific needs and purposes.
Write or call for samples and additional details
CONVERTERS OF PLASTICS. PLASTIC COATED MATERIALS AND IMITATION LEATHER