Ascot NYC Bronze Swirl Molded Acetate Bag No. 140


Vintage 50s Ascot NYC triple compartment handbag
*Bag is comprised of molded acetate, not lucite
*Style is No. 140 in bronze swirl
*Features signature "S" molded latch with push in activated hook clasp 
*Oval mirror attached to lid of top section
*Bottom of the bag is marked with the "ASCOT N.Y.C. U.S.A." logo within a circle 
FABRICATION:  Molded Acetate
Width: 7"
Height:  4 1/4"
Deep" 4"
Top tray 7/8" deep
Bottom tray 2 3/8" deep
Handle 4 1/4" wide
Handle 4 1/2" tall
Handle 1/2" wide
CONDITION:  Excellent Vintage condition.  S latch and hook clasp are in perfect working order.  There is a small 1/2" long light scratch to the mirror in the lid and slight age appropriate patina to the hardware.  Hardware has not been cleaned- will leave that to the new owner.  Bag has only been wiped down with a damp and dry cloths.  There is slight price sticker residue on the bottom of the bag in a 1/2" by 3/4" rectangle- again will leave the removal to the new owner.  Two light white markings measuring 1/4' and 5/16" and one 3/4" tonal scratch on the right side of the bag are the only areas of damage to note.  An outstanding addition for any collector.
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type: Accessories by: Ascot