FORTNUM & MASON 1950’s Cordelière Clasps Alligator Black Evening Handbag Made in France


FORTNUM & MASON 1950’s Cordelière Clasps Alligator Black Evening Handbag Made in France CVC18040344-CUK45

FORTNUM & MASON 1950’s Cordelière Clasps Alligator Black Evening Handbag Made in France

This very rare circa 1940-50’s FORTNUM & MASON Alligator Cordelière Alligator Black Evening Handbag from a private collection and it is in excellent vintage condition. Luxuriously hand made in France for the Exclusive Royal Warrant of Appointment Fortnum & Masons Store by a bespoke artisan workshop Parisian tannery known for high end luxury brand work such as Hermès, Chanel, Dior and other international luxury brands etc. A beautiful shape handcrafted in stunning black Alligator with gold-tone hardware. Opens and closes with two swing Cordelière clasps, one on each side. The interior is lined with black box calf leather and two compartments. One compartment with a fitted purse with gold-tone finished and one flap pocket. The other compartment is a zipper pocket, one flap pocket and a small slot for a pen. It is truly an amazing vintage evening find for everyday use.

Condition A: Vintage-Pre-owned, excellent condition interior and exterior. Signed inside the bag, MADE IN FRANCE FOR FORTNUM & MASON in gold letters.

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Condition: Excellent Condition
Material: Crocodile-Alligator, Metal hardware
Brand: Fortnum & Mason
Size: Width 25 cm x Height 21 cm x Depth 12 cm – Handle Drop: 12 cm
Year: Circa 1940-1950’s
Place of Origin: Made in France
Colour: Black
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Authenticity & Quality Control

Chelsea Vintage Couture specialises in French Fashion designer clothing, handbags, accessories and only sell original authentic French designer items. We certify the authenticity of all our products, your trusted source for authentic vintage and pre-owned HERMES, CHANEL, LOUIS VUITTON, YSL, DIOR, LOUIS FERAUD etc. Handbags, Clothing, Jewellery, Scarves, Shawls, Ties etc. All our items are carefully verified by our in-house expert and they are authentic original French items and not counterfeit. They are vintage or pre-owned and comply with the item description. Vintage pre-owned items are not new and therefore may have minor imperfections even though they have been used and worn with love and care. Any age-related wear will be mentioned.

We ship worldwide and all goods are fully insured. All purchases are packaged to a high standard. You are welcome to view this item in our shop located in Chelsea, London – Bourbon Hanby Arcade, 151 Sydney Street, London SW3 6NT.

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