Location February 1950:
Bobbie Jerome Handbags
Handbags column of the February 1950 issue of "Handbags and Fashion Accessories," page 74
Bobbie Jerome Showroom Moved
Showrooms and offices of Bobbie Jerome handbags have been moved to 31 East 32nd Street, New York City, where spring promotional items of varied materials including calf as well as fabrics, are being shown to retail at $5 and $7.95.
New Location January 1955
"Bobbie Jerome has moved to new home at 33 East 33rd St., New York. At the same time the firm announces the appointment of Miss Jean, formerly of Lujean Bag LuJeanBagCo as designer. In this capacity Miss Jean will create many new and original bags for this house." (Jan 1955 Handbag & Accessoreis, page 58)
A00370: “To die for” Bobby Jerome black wool architectural bag features a teardrop shape handle and Bakelite (tested +) latch trim which lifts to open. The spotless black satin interior features 2 gold corded open pockets and the shallow comb pocket. Several tiny moth holes are present on the back (see detail,) otherwise the bag is flawless. Measures 11 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 14 inches to the top of the handle. SOLD for $60 in 2001 at Bag Lady Emporium
960850: Fabulous round Bobby Jerome black vinyl handbag circa 1955. The two-part latch is embellished with outrageous tear drop shaped black plastic finials. The fully lined black faille interior has two open and one metal zip pocket. A matching coin purse is attached to interior with an elastic cord. Some slight surface abrasion but overall excellent condition. Measures 12 x 2 x 10 1/4 inches with 14 in. handle. SOLD for $68 in 2000 at Bag Lady Emporium
C00065: Black shiny vinyl and tortoise Lucite handbag by Bobbie Jerome is circa 1955. The unusual Lucite interlocking handles and latch loop are outstanding design elements. The belt shaped latch threads through the loop to close. The interior is fully lined in spotless black faille with one open and one metal zip pocket. Excellent condition inside and out. Measures 8 x 2 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Sold for $75 in 2005 Bag Lady Emporium.