Gold beaded purse with compact
08 June 2022
Description

We have a gold beaded purse that has a crest on top that shows US MA 1942. There is a compact inside that has red rouge.

Dimensions

4 inches x 4.5inches

Provenance

Owned by Rita Hadra Rusco, deceased

Acquired from
Inherited
For sale
Yes
Answered within 1 day
By Michelle
Jun 10, 00:58 UTC
Fair Market Value
$150 - $300 USD
Insurance Value $450 USD
What does this mean?

Hello John,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

Original 1942 USMA (West Point) Mesh Dance Purse

DESCRIPTION: Signed "Vanity Fair by Evans", Gold-Tone Mesh, Powder Rouge Compact, USMA (West Point) Crest on Top

CONDITION: Appears to be in good condition commensurate to age and use.

PROVENANCE: Owned by Rita Hadra Rusco, deceased

FAIR MARKET VALUE: $150-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

COMPARISON AUCTION RESULTS:

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/59969728_evans-guilloche-cloisonne-gold-mesh-vanity-bag-nos - Sold for $180 in 2018

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/2030962_1046-evans-metal-disc-compact-purse-nr - Sold for $30 in 2006

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/48872281_vintage-evans-mayfair-mesh-bag-with-compact - Sold for $60 in 2016

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/93201083_vintage-evans-mesh-powder-and-rouge-compact-purse Sold for $35 in 2020

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/32818426_2-old-purse-bags-1-cloth-w-beading-1-gold-colored - Sold for $20 in 2014

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