Warman's Handbags Field Guide

Warman's Handbags Field Guide

Values & Identification

Abigail Rutherford


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When looking for that perfect vintage purse or for the times when your antiquing adventures surprise you with that rare find, make sure you have this handy little guide along to make on-the-spot identification and appraisals. Abigail Rutherford, Director of Vintage Couture and Accessories for Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, takes you on a spree through the history of handbags, and offers up-to-date pricing for categories like:

   • Architectural
   • Evening and Exotic
   • Iconic and Pop Art/Novelty
   • Timeless Titans of handbag design
Small in size, yet packed with photos, pricing and collecting tips.