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Location June 1961:
Crown Handbags
347 5th Ave.
New York City

Bags for Spring 1956 were presented on January 3, 1956 by agreement as a member of the National Authority for the Ladies Handbag Industry. 1956NationalAuthorityMembers

Alligator styles by various makers for Fall 1961 were highlighted on page 30 of the June 1961 issue of "Handbags & Accessories," including this example Crown Handbags.

"Crown, 347 5th Ave. presents a fine alligator bag in a roomy satchel with coordinating metallic snap-lock closing and covered frame."

Page 54 of the same June 1961 issue summerizes Crown's line for Fall 1961.

"Crown Handbags, 347 5th Ave. specializes in the classic elegant Alligator handbag for the discriminating customer. Common to many of his collection is the camouflaged frame and graceful rose-gold legs. The swagger bag with two handle closing is a particularly smart item. Colors available include the basic black and brown as well as marron brown, wine red, honey, greige, and alabaster. The collection starts at $39.50."


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