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Posted 5 years ago

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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, 5 years 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, 5 years ago
    Thanks again Sean, Nldinne, and Phil:)
  3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
    your very welcome nldionne:)
  4. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 5 years ago
    I maybe wrong but I am thinking maybe not so old? 1920's? Very cool piece!
  5. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years 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, 5 years 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, 5 years ago
    Thanks Tony:)
  8. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years ago
    Hahaha, just thought you were putting a shine to it. Ask Blunderbuss, he'd probably know.
  9. sarahoff sarahoff, 5 years ago
    Thanks Manikin:)

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