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    1900 - 1910 White Eyelet Cotton Pinafore Apron - New! 1900 - 1910 White Eyelet Cotton Pinafore Apron - New! Quick View
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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small - Small

    Bust up to: 34 inches + 91 cm 

    Waist up to: 25 inches + 69 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm

    Total Length:  47.5 inches + 102 cm 

      

    Description

    * Antique 1900 -1910s crisp white cotton pinafore apron

    * Beautiful floral and geometric eyelet design on bodice and upper front skirt

    * Classic pinafore with cinched waist, wrap around with fastening at back

    * Bodice has frilled capped sleeves and squared neckline

    * Small stitched in waistband that ends in ties at the back

    * A-line skirt with inset pocket on right hip

    * Fastens at back with small button at neckline and ties

     

    Condition 

    This gorgeous item is in remarkable vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see, maybe a light mark or two but none that I noticed.  Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

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    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

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    1910 - 1920s RARE French Floral Robe de Style Dress  - New! 1910 - 1920s RARE French Floral Robe de Style Dress  - New! Quick View
    • 1910 - 1920s RARE French Floral Robe de Style Dress  - New!
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    • 1910 - 1920s RARE French Floral Robe de Style Dress  - New!
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    1910 - 1920s RARE French Floral Robe de Style Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Medium 

    Bust: 38 inches + 96.52 cm

    Waist: 30 inches +76.20 cm

    Total Length: 48 inches + 121.92 cm

     This item is on hold for a special person and not available for sale at this time

    Description

    * Original 1920s elaborate French robe de style dress

    * Beautiful rose floral patterned organdy dress, with lace, black satin and silk.

    * Natural waist with flounced skirt that features pouches on each hipline

    * Black attached apron over-bodice, draping low at back & threaded with lilac ribbon

    * Round scooped neckline edged in lace

    * Gathered sleeves with lace trim

    * A museum-worthy gown

    Robe de Style

    The French couturier Jeanne Lanvin is credited with resurrecting the classic wide-skirted 18th Century gowns and bringing it up to date to suit the tastes of fashionable 1920s women. The robe de style featured a close fit bodice and a longer, fuller skirt. In fact, some of the skirts were so full that they required side petticoats, panniers, or hoops.  The overall fullness of the dress worked well for just about any age or figure. This made it a good option both for the younger ladies of the Jazz Age, who were too young for the flapper craze, as well as, ironically, their mothers who may have preferred a style that was more forgiving.

    Silk taffeta, velvet, satin, and a sheer lightweight fabric called organdy were common for the elegant robes de style. In 1921-1923 day, and afternoon versions of the robe de style were seen on trend alongside the straight chemise dresses. The day versions were less full at the hip without the need for padded undergarments. Fullness was added to the hips with ruffles, pleats, apron treatments and layers of net or tulle. The waistband was very wide and did not always sit at the low waist but at the natural or even empire line, the hem was always long often nearing the ankle line. The style remained in vogue until the late 1930s, when the advent of WW2, and its restrictions on fabric, caused the silhouette to become outmoded.

     

    Comment

    This is a fabulous and very rare, early 1920s dress - worthy of a museum. It is in great condition for its age with some minor flaws including some pinholes to fabric, missing hooks and eyes in a couple of places, wear to silk ribbon, some unravelling of thread near waist. There is a little bit of damage to the internal lining which has a couple of small tears but this cannot be seen from front and could be repaired. 

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance occurs.

    Postage
    Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and local air packages. If you want to upgrade to express or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

     

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    1920s Art Deco Black Wool Soutache Coat - New! (ON HOLD) 1920s Art Deco Black Wool Soutache Coat - New! (ON HOLD) Quick View
    • 1920s Art Deco Black Wool Soutache Coat - New! (ON HOLD)
    • 1920s Art Deco Black Wool Soutache Coat - New! (ON HOLD)
    • 1920s Art Deco Black Wool Soutache Coat - New! (ON HOLD)
    • 1920s Art Deco Black Wool Soutache Coat - New! (ON HOLD)

    1920s Art Deco Black Wool Soutache Coat - New! (ON HOLD)

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    Measurements

    Size: Large - Extra Large

    Bust: 48 -50 inches + 122 - 127 cm 

    Waist: 50 inches +127 cm

    Hips: 52 inches + 132 cm 

    Total Length:  52 inches + 132 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1920s black wool flapper coat

    * Classic silhouette with hip fastening and straight fall

    * Gorgeous soutache loop pattern throughout

    * Long sleeves with wide folded collar at neckline

    * Hip fastening with large bakelite button

    * Fully lined in wonderful deco print and internal ties at hip 

    * Commercially made but label is faded and unreadable

     

    Condition 

    This is an amazing early 1920s flapper coat. It is in excellent vintage condition for its age with no flaws that I can see perhaps a couple of pulls to the soutache nothing significant at all. Lining is in great condition too and a wonderful pattern. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

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    Availability
    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

  • 1920s Art Deco Floral Painted Tulle Day Dress - New! (ON HOLD) 1920s Art Deco Floral Painted Tulle Day Dress - New! (ON HOLD) Quick View
    • 1920s Art Deco Floral Painted Tulle Day Dress - New! (ON HOLD)
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    • 1920s Art Deco Floral Painted Tulle Day Dress - New! (ON HOLD)
    • 1920s Art Deco Floral Painted Tulle Day Dress - New! (ON HOLD)

    1920s Art Deco Floral Painted Tulle Day Dress - New! (ON HOLD)

    $390.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Bust: 32 inches + 82 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

    Hips: 35 inches + 89 cm

    Total Length: 39 inches + 99 cm

    Sorry dress on hold and not available for sale at this time

     

    Description

    * Beautiful late 1920s ecru cotton tulle dress

    * Painted with floral roses pattern in red, pink, bronze and green 

    * Dropped waist with skirt featuring layers of ruffles 

    * Bodice with flyaway sleeves and oval neckline edged in cream satin

    * Wide gathered frill at front neckline

    * No openings slips over the head

     

    Comment

    This antique dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. Remember this dress is over ninety years old and has no major flaws that I can see other than a couple of tiny breaks in the tulle . Shown over a red chemise  for demonstration purposes only.

     The dress hem is now much more even than shown in  the photographs. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    Shop Policies

    Availability
    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

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    1920s Black Silk Chiffon Beaded Cape Jacket- New! 1920s Black Silk Chiffon Beaded Cape Jacket- New! Quick View
    • 1920s Black Silk Chiffon Beaded Cape Jacket- New!
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    1920s Black Silk Chiffon Beaded Cape Jacket- New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Universal

    Centre rear length: 34 inches + 86.4 cm

      

    Description

    * Breathtaking 1920s black silk chiffon cape jacket

    * Cut resembles butterfly wings when extended

    * Extensively beaded in Art Deco patterned outlines

    * Edging decorated with beaded loops

    * Wide arm slits

    * Neckline features an off centre chiffon bow

    * Fully lined in sheer black silk chiffon

     

    Comment

    Incredible 1920s cape/jacket with the most exquisite beadwork. It is in fantastic condition for its age with only some very minor missing beadwork in a few places and a small hole to the exterior at the hem edge in the centre of a floral decoration. There are also a few tiny holes and separations to the interior lining. These issues are relatively minor when one considers the age and rarity of the piece.

     

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item. Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

     If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

     

     

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    1920s Black Velveteen and Satin Flapper Coat - New! 1920s Black Velveteen and Satin Flapper Coat - New! Quick View
    • 1920s Black Velveteen and Satin Flapper Coat - New!
    • 1920s Black Velveteen and Satin Flapper Coat - New!
    • 1920s Black Velveteen and Satin Flapper Coat - New!
    • 1920s Black Velveteen and Satin Flapper Coat - New!

    1920s Black Velveteen and Satin Flapper Coat - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 38 inches + 96.5 cm 

    Waist: 38 inches + 96.5 cm

    Hips: 44 inches 112 cm

    Across Shoulder: 14 inches +  36 cm 

    Sleeve Length: 23 inches + 58 cm

    Total Length:  38.5 inches +  98 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1920s rich inky black velveteen Flapper coat

    * Classic silhouette with straight loose fit

    * Wide stitched black satin stand - up collar that closes at hipline

    * Long sleeves that are decorated with strip of topstitched satin that winds  around the cuff area 

    * Decorative black and yellow marbleised buttons on each cuff

    * Front closure with single black carved celluloid button

    * Back features radiating pin tucks at neckline and a self bow under collar

    * Fully lined in brown polished cotton with hidden pocket on right side

     

    Condition 

    This classic coat is in excellent vintage condition, with no major flaws of note. The fabric is strong, lush and free from breaks. There may be one or two tiny spots but in all honesty it is in Incredible condition for its age. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

    Shop Policies

    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

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    1920s Peach Velvet & Applique 3D Ribbon Roses Robe Coat- New! 1920s Peach Velvet & Applique 3D Ribbon Roses Robe Coat- New! Quick View
    • 1920s Peach Velvet & Applique 3D Ribbon Roses Robe Coat- New!
    • 1920s Peach Velvet & Applique 3D Ribbon Roses Robe Coat- New!
    • 1920s Peach Velvet & Applique 3D Ribbon Roses Robe Coat- New!
    • 1920s Peach Velvet & Applique 3D Ribbon Roses Robe Coat- New!

    1920s Peach Velvet & Applique 3D Ribbon Roses Robe Coat- New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust: up to 36 inches + 91.4 cm

    Waist: up to 36 inches + 91.4 cm

    Hips: up to 37 inches + 94 cm

    Total Length: 40 inches + 101.6 cm 

    Sleeve Length: 12 inches + 30.5 cm

    Sleeve Drape Length : 46 inches + 116.8 cm

      

    Description

    * Breathtaking 1920s peach silk velvet robe

    * Classic shape with sleeves and self silk tie at hipline

    * Short sleeves with attached silk draped open panel 

    * neckline and robe opening decorated with matching silk panel edging

    * Lower skirt has golden scrolled lace insert

    * Smothered in huge 3d ribbon work roses and leaves

     

    Comment

    Incredible 1920s robe with the most exquisite ribbon work roses decoration. This rare robe presents beautifully with some slight fading and colour variation to the velvet, a couple of darker spots here and there, the lace panel has been backed with reinforcement netting as there was some separation in the lace. The repair work has been expertly done however. All in all, despite its minor flaws it is one of the best robes I have ever seen.

    Shop Policies

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

     Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and local air packages. If you want to upgrade to express or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

     

     

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    1920s Sapphire Blue Velvet Beaded Flapper Party Dress- New! 1920s Sapphire Blue Velvet Beaded Flapper Party Dress- New! Quick View
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    Measurements

    Size: Medium - Large

    Top

    Bust: 46 inches + 117 cm

    Waist: 42 inches + 107 cm

    Dress

    Bust: 38 inches + 96.5 cm

    Waist: 30 inches + 76 cm

    Hips: 48 inches + 122 cm

    Total Length: 42 inches + 107 cm 

      

    Description

    * Absolutely beautiful 1920s sapphire blue velvet two-piece dress

    * Wonderful silhouette with dropped blouson waist and draped skirt

    * Bodice with short sleeves, scooped neckline and self tie at hips

    * Skirt attached to an ivory cotton camisole top with straps at neckline

    * Both pieces lavishly decorated with Egyptian Revival bead work

    * Hemline with wide beaded panel with eastern influence and highlighted with coral beads

     

     

    Comment

    Absolutely sumptuous 1920s dress in rarer larger size and very wearable. The fabric has a vibrant colour with no apparent fading and is very strong. Bead work is amazingly intricate with striking accents. Overall, the dress is in excellent condition...only minor issues to note are a couple of spots that are hard to notice unless inspecting closely. This has to be one of my most favourite 1920s dresses!

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item. Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

     If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

     

     

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    1920s Silk Velvet Flapper Jacket- New! 1920s Silk Velvet Flapper Jacket- New! Quick View
    • 1920s Silk Velvet Flapper Jacket- New!
    • 1920s Silk Velvet Flapper Jacket- New!
    • 1920s Silk Velvet Flapper Jacket- New!
    • 1920s Silk Velvet Flapper Jacket- New!

    1920s Silk Velvet Flapper Jacket- New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small - Small

    Bust: 32 -34 inches + 91 cm 

    Waist: 25 inches + 69 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm

    Total Length:  40 inches + 102 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1920s silk velvet flapper evening jacket

    * Design an upper cape which is secured around the hips

    * Classic silhouette with draping and open sleeves

    * Wonderful neck tie with wide lapels

    * Embellished around shoulder area with gold metallic lace and applique flower

    * Long strands of metal beaded tassels decorate front fastening area

    * Back features long bow with rhinestone centrepiece

    * Silk lined and hand hemmed

     

    Condition 

    What a magical item - so unique and so full of design features. It is in wonderful condition for its age with only minor blemishes to the velvet. This is a rare item to purchase a rare collector's piece from the 1920s. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    Shop Policies

    Availability
    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

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    1940's Blue & Navy Striped Wool Skirt Suit - New! 1940's Blue & Navy Striped Wool Skirt Suit - New! Quick View
    • 1940's Blue & Navy Striped Wool Skirt Suit - New!
    • 1940's Blue & Navy Striped Wool Skirt Suit - New!
    • 1940's Blue & Navy Striped Wool Skirt Suit - New!

    1940's Blue & Navy Striped Wool Skirt Suit - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Jacket
    Bust: 33 inches + 83.82 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm

    Sleeve Length: 23 inches + 58.42 cm

    Skirt

    Waist: 24 inches + 60.96 cm

    Hips: 35 inches + 88.90 cm

    Skirt Length: 29 inches + 73.66 cm (

     

    Description

    * Sophisticated 1940s blue textured wool suit with navy pinstripe

    * Classic silhouette with nipped in waist

    * Jacket features three rows of buttons and lapel collar

    *Fully lined jacket with padded shoulders

    * A-line skirt with slit at front and back centre

    * Contrasting vertical stripes to skirt

    * Label reads Cohoma

    This suit is on a payment plan for Kat.....1st instalment paid 24 June 2017, $100 paid 6 July, $100 paid 3 Aug

     

    Comment

    This wonderful high-end suit is in excellent condition with no damage, smells or flaws to note. The impeccable tailoring and quality fabric make this an exceptional early 1940s suit.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

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    1940s  Blue Beaded Crepe Dress Ensemble - New! 1940s  Blue Beaded Crepe Dress Ensemble - New! Quick View
    • 1940s  Blue Beaded Crepe Dress Ensemble - New!
    • 1940s  Blue Beaded Crepe Dress Ensemble - New!
    • 1940s  Blue Beaded Crepe Dress Ensemble - New!
    • 1940s  Blue Beaded Crepe Dress Ensemble - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Medium

    Dress

    Bust:  36 inches - 37 inches + 91.44 cm 

    Waist: 27 inches + 68.58 cm

    Hips: 38 inches + 96.52 cm

    Total Length : 52 inches +  132 cm

    Jacket

    Bust: 38 inches + 96.52 cm

    Waist: 28 inches + 71.12 cm

    Length: 26 inches + 66.04 cm

    Sleeve Length: 25 inches + 63.50 cm

     

    Description

    * Vintage early 1940s royal blue rayon crepe dress and jacket ensemble

    * Dress features wide scooped neckline, fitted bodice and draped flowing skirt

    * Dress features short sleeves, high shoulder pads and matching self belt

    * Jacket has turned-out collar, fitted sleeves and self-button closure

    * Spectacular beadwork on neckline of dress and jacket

    * Beaded feature includes pearls, clear, pink and blue rhinestones 

    * Metal zipper at side

     

     

    Comment

    This spectacular dress and jacket ensemble is in wonderful condition for its age.  Just a couple of minor blemishes on one sleeve on the dress and jacket... apart from that no other issues of note .

    We are more than happy to answer all inquires about this item and to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    Postage
    Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and local air packages. If you want to upgrade to express or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

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    1940s Chocolate Crochet Handbag with Lucite Handles - New! 1940s Chocolate Crochet Handbag with Lucite Handles - New! Quick View
    • 1940s Chocolate Crochet Handbag with Lucite Handles - New!
    • 1940s Chocolate Crochet Handbag with Lucite Handles - New!
    • 1940s Chocolate Crochet Handbag with Lucite Handles - New!
    • 1940s Chocolate Crochet Handbag with Lucite Handles - New!

    1940s Chocolate Crochet Handbag with Lucite Handles - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Large

    Length: 20 inches +  89 cm

    Height: 10 inches + 71.2 cm

    Width:  1 inch + 40.64 cm (tip of strap to waist)

     

    Description

    * 1940s chocolate brown crochet handbag

    * Lovely pattern with zig-zag edging

    * Twisted clear lucite double handles

    * Fully lined interior

     

    Comment

    Crochet handbags are iconic accessories for the 1940s and this one is no exception. It is really beautiful, heavy weight and in excellent condition overall. Lucite handles are striking on this purse.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item. Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

     If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

  • 1950 Chocolate Embroidered Organza Party Dress  - New! 1950 Chocolate Embroidered Organza Party Dress  - New! Quick View
    • 1950 Chocolate Embroidered Organza Party Dress  - New!
    • 1950 Chocolate Embroidered Organza Party Dress  - New!
    • 1950 Chocolate Embroidered Organza Party Dress  - New!
    • 1950 Chocolate Embroidered Organza Party Dress  - New!

    1950 Chocolate Embroidered Organza Party Dress - New!

    $390.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small - Small

    Bust: 34 -35 inches + 86 - 89 cm 

    Waist: 25 inches + 64 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm 

    Total Length:  43.5 inches + 110.5 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s chocolate brown silk organza dress

    * Beautiful steel blue silk floral embroidery

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with v- shaped insert and wide straps

    * Insert features chocolate brown piping finished with a bow at waist

    * Piping at waist and inside straps

    * Commercially made with back metal zipper and bronze taffeta lining

     

    Condition 

    This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see  - absolutely beautiful. Shown with a crinoline and belt for presentation purposes and not included in the sale.  Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

    Shop Policies


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

  • 1950 Organdie Dress with Pine Trees Border Print  - New! 1950 Organdie Dress with Pine Trees Border Print  - New! Quick View
    • 1950 Organdie Dress with Pine Trees Border Print  - New!
    • 1950 Organdie Dress with Pine Trees Border Print  - New!
    • 1950 Organdie Dress with Pine Trees Border Print  - New!
    • 1950 Organdie Dress with Pine Trees Border Print  - New!

    1950 Organdie Dress with Pine Trees Border Print - New!

    $190.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size:  Large

    Bust: 40 inches + 102 cm (a bit more room in cups)

    Waist: 31 inches + 79 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm

    Total Length:  44 inches + 112 cm 

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s white floral cotton organdie dress

    * Lovely border print in solid blue with pine tress in blue, red and yellow

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with shirt front and clear lucite buttons

    * Contrasting blue collar that matches border colour

    * Skirt features tuck pleating with pattern of cascading flowers to border

    * No hemline with selvage visible

    * Side metal zipper

    * Detached long wide sash which can be used in variety of ways or not at all

     

    Condition 

    This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see - looks hardly worn. Dress is semi-sheer so may need a slip or camisole underneath. Shown with a crinoline for presentation purposes and not included in the sale.  Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

    Shop Policies


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

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    1950's - 1960s Mr. Mort Black & Ivory Cotton Dress - New! 1950's - 1960s Mr. Mort Black & Ivory Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
    • 1950's - 1960s Mr. Mort Black & Ivory Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's - 1960s Mr. Mort Black & Ivory Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's - 1960s Mr. Mort Black & Ivory Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's - 1960s Mr. Mort Black & Ivory Cotton Dress - New!

    1950's - 1960s Mr. Mort Black & Ivory Cotton Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Medium

    Bust: 36 inches +  88.90 cm

    Waist: 28 inches + 62.23 cm

    Hips: 39 inches + cm

    Total Length: 45 inches + 104.14 cm

    Sorry this dress has been put on hold and not available for purchase at this time...

    Description

    * 1950s crisp black cotton wiggle dress

    * Shelf bust that gives appearance of a black & ivory pinstripe over-blouse

    * Ring collar with short dolman sleeves

    * Black buttons decorate bodice just under bust

    * Two front hip pockets 

    * Back metal zipper

    * Label reads Mr Mort

    Mr Mort

    Mr. Mort was founded in 1952 by Mortimer Goldman. The ready-to-wear company was based on 7th Avenue, New York and produced mid-priced but very fashionable dresses. Stan Herman, who had worked as a designer at various other clothing companies, was appointed the head designer at Mr. Mort in 1959. Herman’s designs were at the cutting edge of fashion - he was one of the first to show dresses over pants. During his career, Herman won three Coty Fashion Awards and was also awarded the Geoffrey Beane Lifetime Achievement Award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Mr Mort ceased production in the early 1980s. All of the Mr Mort dresses I have owned have been very striking in their design and utilised high quality heavy cotton material.

      

    Comment

    The Mr Mort dress is in excellent condition for its age - it doesn't appear to have been worn. The fabric is strong and crisp and the construction is without blemish.

    Shown with a belt which is not included.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's -1960s Autumn Impressionist Print Dress  - New! 1950's -1960s Autumn Impressionist Print Dress  - New! Quick View
    • 1950's -1960s Autumn Impressionist Print Dress  - New!
    • 1950's -1960s Autumn Impressionist Print Dress  - New!
    • 1950's -1960s Autumn Impressionist Print Dress  - New!
    • 1950's -1960s Autumn Impressionist Print Dress  - New!

    1950's -1960s Autumn Impressionist Print Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust: 36 inches +  91.44 cm

    Waist: 27 inches + 66.04 cm (could stretch for another inch or so - 2.54 cm)

    Bodice Length: 17 inches + 43 cm (tip of strap to waist)

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 43 inches + 109.22 cm

     

    Description

    * Late 1950s - early 1960s fabulous impressionist mid century print

    * Classic silhouette with fitted bodice and full skirt

    * Self piping belt finished with a bow

    * Buttoned through the bodice with fabric covered buttons 

    * Side sipper

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. Remember this dress is over sixty years old and has no noticeable flaws that I can see. This is a quality, well-constructed dress.

    Shown with a crinoline which are not included.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's -1960s Pink Roses Cotton Sun Dress  - New! 1950's -1960s Pink Roses Cotton Sun Dress  - New! Quick View
    • 1950's -1960s Pink Roses Cotton Sun Dress  - New!
    • 1950's -1960s Pink Roses Cotton Sun Dress  - New!
    • 1950's -1960s Pink Roses Cotton Sun Dress  - New!
    • 1950's -1960s Pink Roses Cotton Sun Dress  - New!

    1950's -1960s Pink Roses Cotton Sun Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Medium

    Bust: 36 inches +  91.44 cm

    Waist: 28 inches + 71.12 cm 

    Hips: free

    Waist to Hemline: 26.5 inches + 67.31 cm 

     

    Description

    * Late 1950s - early 1960s pink cotton sun dress

    * Long stem red roses print

    * Self piping around waistline

    * Double spaghetti straps

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. No rips, repairs or damage other than a couple of light marks here and there, really not noticeable at all.

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

  • 1950's Black & White Medallion Print Cotton Dress - New! 1950's Black & White Medallion Print Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Black & White Medallion Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Black & White Medallion Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Black & White Medallion Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Black & White Medallion Print Cotton Dress - New!

    1950's Black & White Medallion Print Cotton Dress - New!

    $140.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 24 inches + 60.96 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41 inches + 104.14 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s black and white medallion print cotton dress

    * Classic silhouette with a fitted sleeveless bodice

    * Low scooped oval neckline

    * Very full circle skirt

    * Clear rhinestone embellishments

    * Fully working side metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully. It is hard to depict in the photographs but there are a number of clear rhinestone beads paced at strategic intervals on the dress front and back. These are designed to catch the light with movement and they really do! In terms of condition, the dress material is nice and crisp and is unfaded. The only tiny blemish is that there was some unravelling of the seam above the zipper ( a common issue with side closures) and someone has hand sewn the seam back up - really nothing major.

    Shown with a crinoline, belt and ribbon for demonstration purposes only.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Black Eyelet Embroidered Lace Cotton Dress- New! 1950's Black Eyelet Embroidered Lace Cotton Dress- New! Quick View
    • 1950's Black Eyelet Embroidered Lace Cotton Dress- New!
    • 1950's Black Eyelet Embroidered Lace Cotton Dress- New!
    • 1950's Black Eyelet Embroidered Lace Cotton Dress- New!
    • 1950's Black Eyelet Embroidered Lace Cotton Dress- New!

    1950's Black Eyelet Embroidered Lace Cotton Dress- New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small /Small

    Bust: 35 inches +  88.90 cm

    Waist: 24.5 inches + 62.23 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41 inches + 104.14 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s black embroidered eyelet cotton dress

    * Nude illusion neckline of black silk chiffon

    * Low scooped neckline

    * Classic silhouette with nipped-in waist

    * Very full circle skirt

    * Alluring low cut back

    * Self piping trim at waistline

    * Back metal zipper

      

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been well looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. Notwithstanding its age, the dress has no noticeable flaws that I can see. Perhaps a minute snag at neckline  It presents as an eye-catching dress.

    Shown with a crinoline and belt which are not included.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Black/White Atomic Print Cotton Halter Dress  - New! 1950's Black/White Atomic Print Cotton Halter Dress  - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Black/White Atomic Print Cotton Halter Dress  - New!
    • 1950's Black/White Atomic Print Cotton Halter Dress  - New!
    • 1950's Black/White Atomic Print Cotton Halter Dress  - New!
    • 1950's Black/White Atomic Print Cotton Halter Dress  - New!

    1950's Black/White Atomic Print Cotton Halter Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66.04 cm

    Bodice Length: 17 inches + 43 cm (tip of strap to waist)

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 43 inches + 109.22 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s black and white cotton abstract geometric atomic print

    * Halter neckline with low back

    * Back metal zipper

    * Very full circle skirt

    * Eye-catching sun dress

      

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. While close to sixty years old. the dress has no noticeable flaws that I can see. It presents as a quality, well-constructed dress. This piece is unique, we only have one available and therefore it can only be purchased once, Don't be the one to miss out :)

    Shown with a crinoline and velvet ribbon which are not included.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Blue & Lilac Tulip Print Cotton Sun Dress - New! 1950's Blue & Lilac Tulip Print Cotton Sun Dress - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Blue & Lilac Tulip Print Cotton Sun Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & Lilac Tulip Print Cotton Sun Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & Lilac Tulip Print Cotton Sun Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & Lilac Tulip Print Cotton Sun Dress - New!

    1950's Blue & Lilac Tulip Print Cotton Sun Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small/edium 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 27 inches + 68.58 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length : 29 inches +  73.66 cm

    Total Length: 46 inches + 116.84 cm

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s blue and lilac tulips print cotton dress

    * Classic silhouette with nipped waist and flared skirt

    * Low cut camisole neckline with wide straps and overlay that is gathered at centre

    * Single side in-seam pocket

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress is in excellent condition for its age, the colours are vibrant and the fabric is strong. It presents beautifully without any notable flaws that I can see. 

    Shown with a crinoline  and ribbon for presentation purposes . These are not part of the listing.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Blue & Purple Floral Chiffon Party Dress- New! 1950's Blue & Purple Floral Chiffon Party Dress- New! Quick View
    • 1950's Blue & Purple Floral Chiffon Party Dress- New!
    • 1950's Blue & Purple Floral Chiffon Party Dress- New!
    • 1950's Blue & Purple Floral Chiffon Party Dress- New!
    • 1950's Blue & Purple Floral Chiffon Party Dress- New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Bodice Length: 16 inches + 40.64 cm

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length : 27 inches +  68.58 cm

    Total Length: 42 inches + 109.22 cm

     

    Description

    * Beautiful purple and blue floral print chiffon dress from the 1950s

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Scooped neckline with sleeveless bodice

    * Angled darts in bodice for tailored fit

    * Low back with metal zipper

    * Fully lined in blue acetate

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen with no flaws evident. In fact, it does not appear to have had much wear.....a beautiful flaterring dress!

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Blue & White Floral Border Print Cotton Dress - New! 1950's Blue & White Floral Border Print Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Blue & White Floral Border Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Floral Border Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Floral Border Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Floral Border Print Cotton Dress - New!

    1950's Blue & White Floral Border Print Cotton Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 35 inches +  88.90 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66.04 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 44 inches + 111 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s blue and white border floral print dress in lightweight cotton

    * Bateau neckline secured with ties on each shoulder

    * Classic silhouette with a fitted sleeveless bodice

    * Very full knife pleated skirt

    * Hemline reinforced with heavy cotton to maintain shape and structure.

    * This is a beautiful and eye-catching dress

     

    Comment

    This dress has had a previous life but nevertheless presents beautifully. As a result, it does display a small amount of wear. There is a slight abrasion on the left side of dress (pictured) also some small colour blemishes here and there and alterations (as shown on side seam in last photograph). In my opinion, the alterations are only noticeable if you look for them, the blemish on the side could be reinforced if required and completely hidden by a ribbon. (For information, the ribbon shown in the photographs hangs on the opposite side of the flaw). Any other minor colour blemishes are hidden by the design and not readily noticed. The price reflects these flaws but it remains a wonderful and spectacular dress.

    Shown with a crinoline and ribbon which are not included.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Blue & White Huge Roses Print Cotton Dress - New! 1950's Blue & White Huge Roses Print Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Blue & White Huge Roses Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Huge Roses Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Huge Roses Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Huge Roses Print Cotton Dress - New!

    1950's Blue & White Huge Roses Print Cotton Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust: 35 inches +  88.90 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66.04 cm (cinch smaller with tie belt)

    Bodice Length: 16 inches + 40.64 cm

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length : 26 inches +  66.04 cm

    Total Length: 42 inches + 106.68 cm

     

    Description

    * Beautiful white cotton dress with green tiny polka dots

    * Huge turquoise blue cabbage roses with green leaves

    * 1950s blue and white border floral print dress in lightweight cotton

    * Softy curved bateau neckline with short cap sleeves

    * Classic silhouette with a fitted shelf bust gathered bodice

    * Mock cummerbund waist with flap and decorative huge white buttons

    * Full knife pleated skirt with self tie at back to cinch waistline

    * Back metal zipper

    * This is a beautiful, eye-catching dress

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen with no flaws evident. The material is fresh and crisp and the colour is vibrant - it does not appear to have had much wear.....such a beautiful dress!

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Blue & White Large Roses Print Pique Cotton Dress - New! 1950's Blue & White Large Roses Print Pique Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Blue & White Large Roses Print Pique Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Large Roses Print Pique Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Large Roses Print Pique Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Large Roses Print Pique Cotton Dress - New!

    1950's Blue & White Large Roses Print Pique Cotton Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 35 inches +  88.90 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66.04 cm 

    Bodice Length: 16.5 inches + 42 cm

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length : 26 inches +  66.04 cm

    Total Length: 43 inches + 109.22 cm

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s white waffle weave pique dress with large blue roses print

    * Classic silhouette with nipped waist and very full skirt

    * Scooped neckline and sleeveless bodice with shelf bust

    * Large rushed cummerbund waistline

     

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen with no major flaws. Fabric is crisp and strong. The only minor issue is that there is a small rust spot on metal zipper but not seen when dress is on

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Blue & White Micro Herringbone Dress Ensemble  - New! 1950's Blue & White Micro Herringbone Dress Ensemble  - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Blue & White Micro Herringbone Dress Ensemble  - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Micro Herringbone Dress Ensemble  - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Micro Herringbone Dress Ensemble  - New!
    • 1950's Blue & White Micro Herringbone Dress Ensemble  - New!

    1950's Blue & White Micro Herringbone Dress Ensemble - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Medium

    Dress
    Bust: 36 inches +  91.44 cm

    Waist: 28 inches + 71.12 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length Dress: 46 inches + 116.84 cm

    Duster
    Bust 38 inches + 96.52 cm

    Waist: 29 inches + 73.66 cm

    Hips:  Free

    Total length: 44 inches + 111.76 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s blue and white micro herringbone taffeta dress  with blue nylon duster

    * Taffeta material decorated with white painted circles

    * Daisy appliques to bodice with rhinestone centres

    * Sweetheart strapless neckline trimmed to front with daisy appliques

    * Full circle skirt

    * Darted and boned in bodice for flattering fit

    * Side metal zipper 

    * Duster is open at back and secures with ties at neckline and press studs at waist

    * Worn together the duster gives a 'nude illusion' effect at neckline 

      

    Comment

    This vintage dress is in good condition for its age. While close to sixty years old. the dress has no major flaws that I can see only minor blemishes. A little bit of wear and tear is evident including some cracking to the circle paint here and there (a typical occurrence) a tiny bit of yellowing to a couple of the appliques, and a few tiny pin-point catches to the duster on the front bodice ...probably due to snagging of a piece of jewellery. These can be seen by zooming up on the photographs. Other than that, the dress presents beautifully as seen in the photos provided. This is a very versatile dress!!!

    Shown with a crinoline and ribbons which are not included. 

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Blue Floral Tapestry Print Cotton Dress- New 1950's Blue Floral Tapestry Print Cotton Dress- New Quick View
    • 1950's Blue Floral Tapestry Print Cotton Dress- New
    • 1950's Blue Floral Tapestry Print Cotton Dress- New
    • 1950's Blue Floral Tapestry Print Cotton Dress- New
    • 1950's Blue Floral Tapestry Print Cotton Dress- New

    1950's Blue Floral Tapestry Print Cotton Dress- New

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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.4 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

    Natural Waist: 15 inches + 38 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 46 inches + 116.8 cm

     Sorry this dress is on hold until Wednesday 23 August and not available for sale at this time....thank you

    Description

    * 1950s floral tapestry novelty print polished cotton dress

    * Classic New Look silhouette with princess seams for fit

    * Short sleeves to bodice

    * Low square neckline front and back

    * Extra full skirt trimmed with black velvet ribbon threaded through dress bow at back

     

    * Back metal zipper

     

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. It has no noticeable flaws that I can see other than a tiny bit of seam stress at front waist. 

    Shown with a crinoline for presentation purposes only.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

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    1950's Blue, Turquoise & Lilac Floral Print Cotton Dress - New! 1950's Blue, Turquoise & Lilac Floral Print Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Blue, Turquoise & Lilac Floral Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue, Turquoise & Lilac Floral Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue, Turquoise & Lilac Floral Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • 1950's Blue, Turquoise & Lilac Floral Print Cotton Dress - New!

    1950's Blue, Turquoise & Lilac Floral Print Cotton Dress - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 inches +  91.44 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66.04 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41 inches + 104.14 cm

    Sorry this dress is on layby for Emily and not available for sale. Deposit paid 2/7, 2nd payment due 8 July (PAID) . . 3rd payment due 16 July and final payment due 23 July.

    Description

    * 1950s blue, turquoise and lilac floral print on white cotton dress

    * Classic silhouette with a fitted sleeveless bodice

    * Low-cut v-shaped cross over neckline with shelf bust

    * Very full skirt

    * Bodice fully lined in white cotton

    * Glued glitter highlights to floral decorations

    * Label reads "Jackie Morgan"

    Jackie Morgan, California was a dress designer who was active during the 1950s - 1960s. He appears to have been quite passionate about dress design and fabrics, as he conducted numerous fashion parades to showcase not only his latest fashions but also gave talks on current fashion trends and dress materials. He was mainly active in the Los Angeles, Pasadena and Long Beach areas, as well as further north in San Rafael, the county seat of wealthy Marin County. Here, he provided exclusive lines to the local, now defunct, department store Luana’s. One of the special features of this label was the wide range of colourful large print floral cotton dresses that it produced during its heyday. These eye-catching, colourful dresses are hugely popular today.

     

    Comment

    This dress has had a previous life but nevertheless presents beautifully as can be seen. On close inspection, all I can find of note is that there are thin lines of brown glue residue where some of the glitter has worn off but in all honesty they are very thin and blend in with the floral pattern - a very minor flaw in my opinion. Also, a couple of light spots but again nothing to detract from the overall presentation of this beautiful dress. The dress originally had ties to the shoulders that could be added if desired but have since been lost ( had an identical dress previously with the ties in place). I have added some ribbon ties for the photographs that can accompany the dress if desired - I have also taken photographs without the ties to show the various options available.

    Shown with a crinoline and ribbon for presentation purposes only.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

  • 1950's Cream with Gold Metallic Thread Halter Dress - New! 1950's Cream with Gold Metallic Thread Halter Dress - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Cream with Gold Metallic Thread Halter Dress - New!
    • 1950's Cream with Gold Metallic Thread Halter Dress - New!
    • 1950's Cream with Gold Metallic Thread Halter Dress - New!
    • 1950's Cream with Gold Metallic Thread Halter Dress - New!

    1950's Cream with Gold Metallic Thread Halter Dress - New!

    $120.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust: 35 inches +  89 cm

    Waist: 27 inches + 68.58 cm

    Hips: 38 inches + 96.52 cm

    Total Length: 43 inches + 109.22 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s lightweight cream with thin gold metallic stripe dress

    * Great halter neck with round stand-up collar

    * Classic bombshell shape to emphasise the figure

    * Angled standout pockets at each hip

    * Back metal zipper

     

      

    Comment

    The dress is in excellent condition for its age - it doesn't appear to have been worn. The fabric is strong and crisp and the construction is without blemish. The only thing I would suggest is to hang out in the sunlight to refresh the colour.

    Shown with a belt which is not included.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Fuchsia Flocked Floral Chiffon Dress- New 1950's Fuchsia Flocked Floral Chiffon Dress- New Quick View
    • 1950's Fuchsia Flocked Floral Chiffon Dress- New
    • 1950's Fuchsia Flocked Floral Chiffon Dress- New
    • 1950's Fuchsia Flocked Floral Chiffon Dress- New
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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Length: 44.5 inches +  113.03 cm

     ON HOLD UNTIL 3 PM TUESDAY 11 JULY for MARY-ANNE

    Description

    * Beautiful 1950s fuchsia pink chiffon party dress

    * Wonderful black floral flocking to bodice and skirt

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Black velvet straps on bodice

    * Glitter embellishment here and there

    * Very full skirt with scalloped hemline

    * Fully lined in fuchsia coloured acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without any flaws, rips or smells. The only issue of note is that the flocking is slightly worn in some places but does not detract from the overall presentation of the dress in my opinion.

    Shown with a crinoline, black ribbon belt that are not included in the listing. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item as closely as possible.

     

  • 1950's Giant Yellow & White Flowers Halter Dress  - New! 1950's Giant Yellow & White Flowers Halter Dress  - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Giant Yellow & White Flowers Halter Dress  - New!
    • 1950's Giant Yellow & White Flowers Halter Dress  - New!
    • 1950's Giant Yellow & White Flowers Halter Dress  - New!
    • 1950's Giant Yellow & White Flowers Halter Dress  - New!

    1950's Giant Yellow & White Flowers Halter Dress - New!

    $190.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 46 inches + 116.84 cm 

    Description

    * 1950s white and yellow giant chrysanthemums on black background cotton dress

    * Pattern features spashes of blue and green

    * Classic silhouette with diagonal darting at bustline

    * Halter neckline with button closure

    * Bodice has boning and cotton lining on back

    *  Full skirt with large inverted pleats at centre front and back

    * Hidden pockets on each hip

    * Metal zipper on side seam

    * Label reads Brigance Sportswear

      

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. The colour is vibrant and the fabric is crisp. While close to sixty years old. the dress has no major flaws that I can see other than the button at the back has broken in half.....I can include a period replacement if desired and the seam at the zipper needs to be re-sewn about an inch. All in all, a very eye-catching dress

    Shown with a crinoline and velvet ribbon which are not included. Please

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    1950's Lilac Roses on Cream Cotton Dress Ensemble  - New! 1950's Lilac Roses on Cream Cotton Dress Ensemble  - New! Quick View
    • 1950's Lilac Roses on Cream Cotton Dress Ensemble  - New!
    • 1950's Lilac Roses on Cream Cotton Dress Ensemble  - New!
    • 1950's Lilac Roses on Cream Cotton Dress Ensemble  - New!
    • 1950's Lilac Roses on Cream Cotton Dress Ensemble  - New!

    1950's Lilac Roses on Cream Cotton Dress Ensemble - New!

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    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust: 34 inches +  91.44 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 68.58 cm

    Bodice Length: 16.5 inches + 41.91 cm (can be lengthened or shortened slightly via strap)

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41 inches + 109.22 cm ( 6 inch hem

    On hold for Lily until 5pm Wednesday 28 June 

     

    Description

    * 1950s lilac roses printed on cream polished cotton dress

    * Classic New Look silhouette with fitted bodice and very full skirt

    * Halter bodice that ties at back - fully lined in white cotton

    * Lovely bolero with sculptured neckline fastens with large self button

    * Original self belt

    * Label reads Alice of California 

     

    Comment

    This gorgeous dress and jacket set has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. Fabric is crisp and strong and free from flaws.

    Shown with a crinoline for presentation purposes. This is not included in listing.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.