"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!
Illustration: Deitsch handbags, Harper's Bazaar 1944.
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Source: © 2010 Victoria Stowe "Exotic Skin Handbags: Alligator & Crocodile." All rights reserved.