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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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Purse from 1300 A.D.

Purse from 1300 A.D.

This brass handbag, inlaid with gold and silver has been identified as one of the earliest examples of a lady's purse. The elaborate object was crafted in Mosul, Iraq, and dated around 1300 A.D. Although older evidences exist (like parts of a 4200 years-old purse,...

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Royal Purses

Royal Purses

ROYAL PURSES Author: Barbara Catanese   Purses that belonged to particular people are always charming; as for me I have a deep penchant for history.  Therefore when, some time ago, I succeeded in acquiring this purse, I was overwhelmed by strong emotions. As you...

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