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1934 Chicago World's Fair Witing and Davis mesh purse.

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Posted 4 years ago

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amberlinn
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When I stumbled upon this in a drawer in my Great Aunt's attic in Detroit, I was literally breathless! It is a mesh purse commemorating the 1933/34 World's fair that I BELIEVE is made by Whiting and Davis. The only other that I have found was a red version sold at auction last year. The red version was valued between $1000-2000 and it was just sitting in a drawer, untouched for YEARS in an attic. I need help making sure that it is legit and a value for it. It is so beautiful and I am so proud to have found it! I am trying to figure out a way to display this but am just not sure how to at this point. Hope you enjoy this unique item as much as I do!

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  1. JoanneTiques JoanneTiques, 4 years ago
    iN THE wORLS fAIR BOOK BY rOSSEN IT IS VALUED AT $300.00 IN MINT OR NEAR MINT BY wHITING AND dAVIS
  2. amberlinn, 4 years ago
    Thank you so much, Joanne! I actually sold it to a fellow about a month ago for $300- looks like he did his research too!

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