Dating whiting davis purses
Today both are made, along with other mesh products such as curtains.And they will work with companies to develop mesh products to meet their needs.
After finding a Whiting & Davis bag at a thrift store recently, I went on a reading binge to learn more about the company.I am careful not to invest in re-painted mesh purses, those with missing mesh or any significant problems.I have since discovered that collectors are very happy to take one of my mesh purses home to their collections. Perhaps you have given thought to wanting a small mesh purse collection amongst your favorites.Throughout that time handbags were still produced, but by the 1990s the company was steering away from handbags and jewelry and was developing more industrial safety products.In 2010 the French owner of the company decided to close the Massachusetts mesh making factory. The company was bought by plant manager Darrin Cutler who then set about to return the company to its roots as a handbag and jewelry maker.Before your first purchase, you should cruise the internet, antique stores and shows to get a feeling of the styles and colors that appeal to you.Mesh purses are as personal as any other type of purse.Their next big fashion moment was in the 1970s, when Whiting & Davis made mesh jewelry designed by Elsa Peretti for Tiffany and Co.In 1979 Whiting & Davis went through a series of ownership changes.During WWII Whiting and Davis helped produce radar equipment, but when the war was over they went back to handbags and other accessories such as wallets and belts.During the 1950s they also returned to the production of jewelry.