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Posted 10 months ago

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sarahoff
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This small leather purse was just recently found in a box of my grandmother's belongings. Unfortunately she is no longer with us, or I'm sure she'd have a wonderful story behind it. The inside seems to be made of silk, and the brass clasp has a rusted mark that looks like it says "patented for". Does anyone have any idea of the age or how I should clean and store it?

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  1. sarahoff sarahoff, 10 months ago
    Vetraio either both of us never sleep, or somehow we have managed to have the same sleep cycle:). Thank you very much for the love.
  2. sarahoff sarahoff, 10 months ago
    Thanks again Sean, Nldinne, and Phil:)
  3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 10 months ago
    your very welcome nldionne:)
  4. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 10 months ago
    I maybe wrong but I am thinking maybe not so old? 1920's? Very cool piece!
  5. AmberRose AmberRose, 10 months ago
    Thinking Victorian. Not sure what you can/should do to clean it up.
    Vetraio lives in Sydney so (assume your in NA) he's up early if you are up late.
  6. sarahoff sarahoff, 10 months ago
    Always up:) Thanks Moonstone and Amberose, I'm hoping there's a way to clean it because it sure does stink:)
  7. sarahoff sarahoff, 10 months ago
    Thanks Tony:)
  8. AmberRose AmberRose, 10 months ago
    Hahaha, just thought you were putting a shine to it. Ask Blunderbuss, he'd probably know.
  9. sarahoff sarahoff, 10 months ago
    Thanks Manikin:)

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