Location August 1942:
Duchess Handbag Co.
Location February 1961:
Duchess Handbag Comapny, Inc.
Handbag News August 1942 "Luggage & Leather Goods," page 562
In New Location
The Duchess Handbag Company has moved to larger quarters at 306 Fifth Avenue, and will occupy the entire floor. They are manufacturing handbags in both leather and fabric to retail at $2.95 and $3,95.
February 1961 Handbags & Accessories, page 39
Half page ad June 1961 "Handbag & Accessories," page 22
The "Out of the Bag" column in the June 1961 issue of "Handbags & Accessories" included this tidbit. (page 55)
"WELCOME BACK ... to Roberta Friedman, six year old daughter of Larry Friedman of Dutchess Handbag Co. We're glad to hear that Roberta is well and back in school after minor surgery."