Handbag Holds No Secrets (Nov, 1939)

Handbag Holds No Secrets
A transparent handbag” for women is now becoming a fashionable accessory abroad. Made of a clear, semistiff, transparent plastic material, with decorative stitching at the edges, the bag reveals its contents at all times. The owner can even powder her nose while looking in a mirror that is inside her handbag, as shown in the photograph at the right.

2 comments
  1. Stannous says: September 11, 20069:32 pm

    I’ve seen these in the 60′s, 70′s, and 80′s, every time presented as a ‘New’ idea but I never would have guessed that they date back this far.

    Maybe Charlie needs a new category:
    “Nothing New Under the Sun”

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