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Maggie Maes Vintage

Original 1940’s Snakeskin Handbag and Shoes Set - With Vanity Compartment

Regular price £110.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £110.00 GBP
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Vintage 1940’s snakeskin handbag and shoes set. The snakeskin shoes share a typical wartime silhouette and feature an open toe, sling back shoe with buckle and low heel. The bag has a divine shape with silver fastening. To the interior there is a suede lined central compartment with further zipped compartment and internal pockets. Intriguingly, this divine bag has a mysterious side and to the outer side there are 2 lift up compartments which feature an internal vanity compartment with space for  compacts, lipstick, mirror, rouge and hair accessories. What a great piece. She does have some wear, please read the full condition report below. 

A lovely set for yourself, friend or loved one. A must have staple piece for any 1940’s collector or wearer. 






Total Length - 9.5’

Width - 3’

Heel Height - 2’  

Roughly a UK size 4.5 please refer to a pair of shoes you already have 



Width - 10’

Height excluding handle - 7.5’

Height including handle - 11.5’

Depth - 3.5’  



If you require any more measurements, please don't hesitate to send us a message. All garments are pinned to the mannequin for display purposes. 





Material : Snakeskin 

Label : Unlabelled 




 … Condition

Fair Vintage Condition, flaws to note- Age related wear to both pieces. Wear to the soles and inner of the shoes. Wear to the handle with cracks, could be repaired or replaced if desired. Wear to the inner side and age related wear to the internal mirror.  Still both very wearable and useable as a set.  


Accessories shown are for photography purposes only, and are not included in the sale. Some of our items may be shown with a petticoat these are not included in the sale. Many of our collections will be pinned to the mannequin to show the shape of the item more accurately. 


I only allow returns or exchange on very rare occasions, where I have made an error.


You must contact us within 48 hours of receiving your order if you have an issue, if an exchange or refund is issued it must be sent back within 48 hours after our conversation. No refunds or exchanges will be given with issues based upon fit of a garment, please ensure you measure correctly and if you need more measurements than listed please don't hesitate to get in contact with us.


We have got a lovely shop in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, so many of the items listed in our online store will also be for sale there. Please message us if you would like to visit the shop our details are available online on Facebook or Instagram. 




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Buried in the cobbled streets of the historic town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire Maggie Mae’s Vintage stocks a wide selection of vintage clothing, accessories & textiles from the 1920’s through to the 1950’s. We now have a vintage lifestyle shop and house fabulous reproduction fashions and beauty products alongside our carefully curated original collections. Our shop is open 9.30 - 5.00 Tuesdays to Saturdays where you can find Maggie and her Team, private shopping experiences are also available. 2 - 3 Dogpole, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1EN