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HOBE Josef purse with hand embroidered beaded bodyHOBE Josef purse with hand embroidered and beaded body by the purse maker Josef and a rhinestone and gold tone frame by Hobe.
It is marked on a tag inside "Bags by Josef hand beaded in the USA", and the body 11-1/2" by 5-1/2", frame 8-1/2" by 1-3/4".
This is in excellent condition with lovely unfoiled cabochons and rhinestones set into the gold tone frame in the colors of aqua, pink, plum and clear.
They are really reflective and set off the hand beaded body beautifully.
Circa 1950, the purse is all fitted on the inside and has a tiny cute clear plastic comb there, too.
Also shown here is a jpg of a vintage ad showing Hobe purses and giving the prices, back in the 1950's, as between and very expensive back then. View View View ViewView
All items in excellent vintage condition unless otherwise noted.
United States Shipping Options:
$8.95 - United States Post Office Priority (insured, 3-7 days).
$25.00 - UPS (insured, 2nd day, weekdays only)
World Wide Shipping Options:
For now at least, we will no longer ship outside the US.
Packages are shipped on Monday, Wednesday and Friday only, postal holidays excepted. Orders that are not made by noon on those days will go out on the next shipping day.
Every item is guaranteed to your satisfaction, and in the event that it does not meet your expectations, contact us upon receipt of the item. We will refund your payment only upon immediate return of the item in the same condition and method in which it was mailed or it's equivalent. Shipping and insuring the return of the merchandise is the buyer's responsibility.