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    An Evans Rhinestone, Gilt, and Silvered Metal Purse with Windsor Chromed Combination Cigarette Case, circa 1940-1960
    11-1/2 inches high x 3-1/8 inches wide (29.2 x 7.9 cm) (purse, strap extended)
    Cigarette case monogrammed STB

    The purse having sunburst texture to each side, front inset with sapphire blue glass medallion behind rhinestone-studded crown, front and back open to reveal interior compartments fitted with change receptacle, cigarette holder, powder box, mirror, and banknote holder, also included with chromed combination cigarette case and lighter monogrammed with Shirley Temple Black's initials, STB.

    Property from the Personal Collection of Shirley Temple Black

    Condition Report*: Mirror to interior of Evans purse with small break and loss to upper right corner, lighter does not appear to be functional, possible missing element to interior of Evans purse, otherwise displaying very well. Purse accompanied with original fitted box.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    6th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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