Red lizard handbag unmarked
08 June 2022
Description

Box style red lizard (?) handbag. Tan suede interior. Contains double sided mirror and small change purse. Slight verdigris on hardware. Metal zipper interior pocket. Interior pockets and change purse are cloth lined with watermark taffeta. Zipper pull stamped Albert.

Dimensions

About 10” wide, 5.5” tall, 3.25” deep

Provenance

Unknown

Acquired from
Other
For sale
Maybe
Answered within 1 day
By Michelle
Jun 10, 00:24 UTC
Fair Market Value
$200 - $300 USD
Suggested Asking Price $195 USD
What does this mean?

Hello Betty,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

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

Original Vintage Red Burgundy Lizard Purse
Circa 1960s or 1970s

DESCRIPTION: Unsigned, Box Style, Tan Suede Interior, Double-sided Mirror, Change Purse. Zipper pull stamped, "Albert"

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

PROVENANCE: Unknown

FAIR MARKET VALUE: $200-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

COMPARISON AUCTION RESULTS:

https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/hindman-auctions/a-finesse-red-lizard-skin-handbag-9-x-6-5-x-2-910718 - Sold for $125 in 2017

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/49011900_red-lizard-lafitte-evening-bag-1970s - Sold for $175 in 2016

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/4227732_1059-2-purses-lizard-brown-genuine-lizard-together - Sold for $60 in 2007

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Betty tracey Jun 22, 13:54 UTC

Hello. Thank you for the speedy appraisal. Wondering why you set the suggested asking price at the high end of market value. Is that a typo?

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