vintage black alligator handbag 1960s Bellestone gator purse
Black alligator Bellestone handbag, circa early 1960s vintage.
Fixed length strap, gold hardware and latch- frame is partially covered in alligator.
Four metal feet protect the bottom.
Glossy hides are well seamed, matched, and placed.
Interior is lined in buff leather, with several small interior pockets.
Clearly marked "Bellestone" on the interior.
Condition is very good- please see photos.
A tiny bit of edge wear to the bottom corners, as well as the edges of the strap.
Strap is solid, with no cracks.
Some light flaking to the inner leather lining at the top corners- moonier but worth noting.
A solid- and stunning vintage Bellestone black alligator bag!
the metal bar top frame is 7- 7/8" wide
8- 1/2" wide at the top, 9- 1/4" wide at the bottom
8- 1/2" tall (excluding clasp)
2- 3/4" deep (at bottom)
the strap is 14- 1/2" in length, end to end- and can comfortably fit onto the shoulder of a smaller frame