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The Torse Bead

Surprise treasure - the TORSE  BEAD    Author: Vicki Schwager  So.... what is it? And, why would a purse collector want it? “Torse” is French for twist. A torse bead is a twisted metal bead, more precisely a twisted French Steel Bead. Some silver and gold ones are...

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34th International Perfume Bottle Assoc Convention

The 34th International Perfume Bottle Association convention will be held in the Chicago suburbs April 28-May 1, 2022.

There are several events open to the public free of charge. Our showroom includes perfumes, compacts and purses for sale. This year there will be a presentation on compacts and the Millers will be doing a vanity table talk on purses. Bette Sherman is also hosting a vintage runway fashion show!

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Compact & Compact Purse Website

Compact & Compact Purse Website

This is a link to an amazing compact site with compact purses. A very funky couple with their bio on it too.  Thanks to the APCS member who referred the website!  http://www.davidandnoelle.net/index.htm  My favorite page on the website is this one:...

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PA woman owns 3000 handbags

PA woman owns 3000 handbags

This Pa. woman owns 3,000 handbags, and she keeps them in an army bunker By Elizabeth Wellington, The Philadelphia Inquirer Ilene Hochberg Wood’s collection of 3,000 handbags — the majority of which dwell in a 2,400-square-foot Quonset hut on her Lehigh Valley estate...

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