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.
4 inches x 4.5inches
Owned by Rita Hadra Rusco, deceased
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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
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