Fernande Desgranges designed this incredibly chic
mid century modern handbag. He had retail shops in
Paris, Geneva and Nice, and created exquisite bags
of superior quality.
This bag is distinguished by the diagonal watch
strap on the front of the bag. There is a diminutive
Exacta watch from the Monaco Watch Co. Made in
France, at the center of this strap.
bag is made from bone colored calfskin in a
structured shape. The handle is top stitched leather
and the turn clasp is accented with leather as
well. A striking brass frame accents the unique
shape of the bag, and there are two brass bars on
the bottom to protect the bag. The interior is
stamped Fernande Desgranges, Geneva, Paris,
Nice,Made in France, Depose in gold.
interior is lined in the softest cream colored
leather imaginable. There are two open pockets on
one side with the original mirror, and a zippered
pocket on the other side. It is in pristine
condition, as is the exterior of this stylish 1950's