"The exclamation point to any outfit!"

Bellestone Bags, Inc.

New York City, USA, 1940s-1960s


Address: 38 West 32nd Street, NYC.


Specialty: lady-like, curvy alligator and crocodile handbags in an array of sizes and styles handcrafted from quality leathers and skins.


Sold by: Saks Fifth Avenue, Bonwit Teller.


Signature features: a high-gloss finish, tailored leather interior with accessories (coin purse, comb and mirror); rolled handles with flexible inserts. Substantial, with expensive frames opening wide to disclose a handsome lining, they are favorite vintage for everyday use.


Mark: Bellestone.


Read more about this vintage designer brand in our book.


Source: © 2010 Victoria Stowe "Exotic Skin Handbags: Alligator & Crocodile." All rights reserved.



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