Deitsch

"America’s Specialist in Reptile Handbags since 1873"

Deitsch & Bros. Proprietors

c/a Deitsch Brothers Leather Goods Corp.

New York City, USA, 1873-1960s.

 

Presidents: Edward J. Deitsch (1909-1920s), Edward and Alan Deitsch (late 1920s-1960s).

 

Address: 185 Madison Ave, NYC.

 

Specialty: an astounding assortment of fine exotic skin handbags including totes, bracelet or wrist bags, lunch-boxes, square-shaped pocketbooks, and sleek clutches. The company was not short on imagination when it came to eye-catching designs that incorporated attractive Lucite or Bakelite accents. Most styles were outfitted with accessories. So enchanting and collectible! 

 

Mark: Deitsch

 

Illustration: Deitsch handbags, Harper's Bazaar 1944.

 

Read more about this vintage designer brand in our book

 

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

 

Deitsch ad, Vogue 1962
Deitsch ad, Vogue 1962

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Deitsch ad, Harper Bazaar 1944
Deitsch ad, Harper Bazaar 1944

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Deitsch ad, Harper Bazaar 1944
Deitsch ad, Harper Bazaar 1944

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Deitsch ad, Vogue 1962
Deitsch ad, Vogue 1962

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