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Location August 1942:

Coronet Handbags, Inc.
14 East 33rd St.
New York

Display ad August 1942 "Luggage & Leather Goods," page 54

This 1940's vintage Coronet Corde' Bag was recently auctioned for $28. The large clear carved lucite latch trim is very charactaristic of the time. It measures 9 " wide by 7" high and was lined in black tafetta. A coin purse and paper wrapped mirror were original equipment with the bag. Its woven label is shown at the top of the page.

Fall lines for 1947, stressing Back to School fashions, were featured in the July issue of Handbags Illustrated, including this unusual Coronet belted suede clutch. It was produced in a variety of Fall colors in Patent Vinyl for $57 per dozen or in calf leather for $10.50 each. (page 39)

This Screen Calf leather Coronet bag was features in the full page ad for AmericanHideLeatherCo of Lowell, Mass.

The 1950's

The HANDBAGS column of the same February 1950 issue of "Handbags and Fashion Accessories," page 71

Miss Anderson Goes to Coronet

Jessamine Anderson, who for the past eight years has graced the New York showroom of Marbett Manufacturing Company MarbettCreations, has taken a new post with Coronet Handbags. She will serve as assistant to Sonny Koret, taking charge of the showroom and related New York selling area.

Miss Anderson's desk at Marbett is being filled by Gloria Schwartzman, formerly of Wesley Handbags. WesleyWesterman-Rosenberg

The October 1955 "Handbags & Accessories" features an extensive collection of bags for The Holidays and these words of guidance for buyers looking for enticing possibilities.

Show novelties and classics for Christmas

MATERIALS: look for fur, the real thing and imitations thereof processed cowhide elegant calf, rich suede
DETAILS: note whangee touches, medallions tabs end buckles double entry openings
SHAPES: include severe through softened silhouettes continue the slim look

"TRAPUNTO stitched tubular welting offsets tab detail of faille lined calf satchel with covered frame. Flip close is of brass. Offered by Coronet"

"Handbags & Accessories" October 1955, page 17


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