Bellestone Bags, Inc.
Bellestone Bags, Inc, did business in New York from the 1940's into the 1960's. Their were makers of highly desirable natural skin handbags, most often manufactured in Belgium and imported. Couture styling, superior quality skins and quality construction are their hallmarks. Sold in the finest department stores including Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Bloomingdale's, their bags are highly prized by knowledgeable collectors.
960999: Bellestone Dark Brown Alligator Handbag A glossy Mahogany Brown alligator bag by Bellestone, a famous maker of vintage bags. Beautiful faceted gold spring latch opens to reveal a spotless beige leather interior with 3 open and one plastic zip pocket. The zipper pocket interior has a split at the bottom. There is some wear to the edges, bottom corners and the handle. While flawed close up, from a distance it's a stunner! Lots of life left in this one! Measures 11 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 7" with 14" handle. //
SOLD for $60 in 2000 at Bag Lady Emporium
Bags for Spring 1956 were presented on January 3, 1956 by agreement as a member of the National Authority for the Ladies Handbag Industry 1956 1956NationalAuthorityMembers and 1960 1960NationalAuthorityMembers.