Gold beaded purse with compact
08 June 2022

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

Acquired from
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Answered within 1 day
By Michelle
Jun 10, 00:58 UTC
Fair Market Value
$150 - $300 USD
Insurance Value $450 USD
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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

*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

COMPARISON AUCTION RESULTS: - Sold for $180 in 2018 - Sold for $30 in 2006 - Sold for $60 in 2016 Sold for $35 in 2020 - Sold for $20 in 2014

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