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Location February 1942:
Herbert A Goldberg
10 East 33rd. St.
New York

Location February 1950:
Marbett Inc.
347 Fifth Ave.
New York 16

530 Atlantic Ave.
Boston 10, Mass.

The February 1942 issue of Luggage & Leather Goods includes this display ad, linking Marbett Creations, their line of calf leather handbags, to Herbet A. Goldberg.

They exhibited at the Fashion Flair 1947FashionFair, June 12, 1947 at Madison Square Garden. "Handbags Illustrated" July 1947 page 56

Location June 1949:
Marbette Inc.
530 Atlantic Avenue
Boston 10, Massachusetts

"Handbag Buyer" June 1949, page 2

A nifty oval front box bag called the Venetian Gondola "Glides into Spring 1950" in this full page ad "Handbags and Fashion Accessories" February 1950, page2a

Venetian Goldola! An outstanding number from our select, exciting Spring group ... all bearing the distinctive mark of Marbett. Of genuine Hubschman the currently popular colors.

Middle West Bert Halberstadt
Chicago Howard Ball Palmer House
Boston East Larry Brown
Los Angeles Hugh Black 607 So. Hill SI.
Phila.-Balt.-Wash. Ben Schwartz

The HANDBAGS column on page 70 of the same February 1950 "Handbags and Fashion Accessories" was full of Marbett news, including pictures of some of the participants in the enterprise.

Marbett Throws Gala Party

"Entire selling staff of Marbett Manufacturing Company converged in Boston for the bag firm's annual Christmas party at the Copley Plaza. Left to right: Ben Schwartz, east coast representative; Bertram Alexander, west coast; Larry Brown, New England; Bert Halberstadt, midwest; Joseph La Rosa, treasurer, and Jack Scheinfein, president."

Black Takes Marbett Line in West
"Hugh Black, with offices at 607 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, has been named new West Coast sales representative for Marbett Manufacturing Company. His appointment follows upon the resignation of Bertram Alexander, who has represented Marbett for the past decade in that area, but is now giving up handbags entirely to concentrate upon his knit goods accounts."


C00138: Marbett Creations Dark Navy leather handbag ca 1950

What Fun! A stunning Marbett Creations Dark Navy leather handbag ca 1950 in a nifty triangular shape! The 3-part corded design is identical front and back. The Chunky gold kiss lock opens to a spotless navy faille interior with one open and one metal zip pocket. The leather is supple and beautiful, with very slight wear to the bottom corners the only, very minor shortcoming. Measures 8 x 3 1/4 x 8 1/4".

The bag sold for $75 at The Bag Lady Emporium.

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