Vintage Lederer de Paris Black leather Handbag, 1950s: a Closer Look
Shaped like a miniature doctor's bag.
Superbly constructed, it's trimmed with goldtone brass hardware.

Everything about the bag is substantial. The leather is in terrific condition, with some most of the wear concentrated to the handle and edges of the frame.
Another angle: note the wear at the handle.

The body of the bag is supple and shiny.

The interior, in black calf, has two side by side pockets under the gold stamp, and a snap close pocket that fits a pair of eyeglasses on the other side.
There are two pieces of hardware, a knob and a flat washer, that are loose, but were found inside the bag.

Side view.

The back side of the bag.

The base of the bag features two flat brass plates, one at each end.

The brass plates are screwed in and lay flat.

Close up of the stamp, which reads, "Made in France Especially for Lederer."

Close up of the two metal fitting pieces that come with the bag.

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