Green and White Plastiflex Purse

Green and White Plastiflex Purse

Great 1940s green and white Plastiflex purse from the collection of Mary Nunn. See an historic photo of a woman carrying a Plasticflex purse here.
Black and white Plastic Coil purse

Black and white Plastic Coil purse

A great plastic coil purse. Plastic Fashions produced a line of telephone cord bags called Revere-Flex Creations in the 1940s and 1950s. The website Bag Lady University has great examples of ads for these purses. From the collection of Jennifer Whitehair.
1940s Plastic Purse

1940s Plastic Purse

This plastic purse was created in the 1940s. It is similar to Plastiflex purses from the same period. But in this purse a cord runs vertically up through the hinged pieces allowing them to flex, but remain together. This purse was purchased in Britain.