Edwardian EPNS silver metal dance purse, c1910s or 1920s antique chatelaine coin purse or evening bag


This pretty little metal purse probably dates to the 1920s or earlier. The front of this purse is decorated with engraved swirls, and has a plain back. The purse is made from electroplated nickel silver and has “EPNS” stamped inside the frame. It fastens with a clasp at the top. There is a short chain with a finger loop attached securely at the top. The inside of the purse is lined in a stiff brown, faux leather fabric, and has three sections.


🔸This purse is in very good used vintage condition.
🔸The hinge and clasp work as they should.
🔸The chain is securely attached.
🔸The exterior is bright, with some light surface scuffs and marks. Please see the photos.
🔸The interior is clean, with a little wear at the sides.
🔹The back of the purse has some tarnish and has a dent. Please see the photos.

Dimensions H2 1/8” (3" to top of clasp) x W 5 1/8" at bottom x D 1 1/4"
H7cm (8cm including clasp) x W 13cm x D 3cm
The purse drops approximately 9cm or 3 1/2” when held by the handle.

📦 This item will be sent internationally using Tracked Royal Mail shipping or Tracked and Signed for where available. Tracked and Signed for to EU countries. Within the U.K., this item will be shipped by 1st class Royal Mail signed for.

Thank you so much for looking. If you have any queries or would like to see more photos, please feel free to contact me.

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