Harry Rosenfeld Handbags, Inc.
Founder: Harry Rosenfeld.
Address: 135 Madison Ave, NYC.
Specialty: ultra-deluxe skin lady's purses and handbags in alligator, crocodile, snakeskin, lizard, and ostrich, as well as unique novelties from leather and textiles.
Signature features: premium skins lap-polished by hand and treated with coveted Bombe finish, elaborate gold-plated hardware, lacquered enameled frames, rhinestone-encrusted clasps, Lucite and Bakelite accents, accessories, rolled handles, in designer colors.
Sold by: high-end stores and boutiques including Saks Fifth Avenue, B. Altman & Co., Lord & Taylor, Bonwit Teller, etc.
Collaboration: Kenneth J. Lane, '70s.
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