Shiny Black Cordelière Handbag FORTNUM & MASON 1950’s Made In France

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Shiny Black Cordelière Handbag FORTNUM & MASON 1950’s Made In France CVC18040344-CUK45


Shiny Black Cordelière Handbag FORTNUM & MASON 1950’s Made In France

This a very rare circa 1940-50’s FORTNUM & MASON crocodile Cordelière Alligator Black bag 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-Preowned, very good condition interior and exterior. Stamped inside the bag, MADE IN FRANCE FOR FORTNUM & MASON in gold letters.

All our luxury branded items are vintage – preowned and go through a rigorous vetting process by our team of in-house experts. All items are authenticated and come with an authenticity guarantee. All sales are final unless stated otherwise.



Condition: Very good
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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Chelsea Vintage Couture specialises in French Fashion designer clothing, handbags, jewellery and accessories. All our items are 100% authentic and carefully verified by our in-house expert before offering them for sale to our clients. We are experts in the brands we sell and we know the provenance. Your trusted source for rare, one-off French vintage – preowned HERMÈS , CHANEL, LOUIS VUITTON, YSL, DIOR, LOUIS FERAUD… They are vintage or preowned and comply with the item description. Vintage preowned 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.

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