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Vintage Gucci Bamboo 1947 top handle bag, 1970s

Vintage Gucci Bamboo 1947 top handle bag, 1970s


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Vintage Gucci Bamboo 1947 top handle bag, 1970s

Vintage Gucci Bamboo 1947 top handle bag, 1970s

This Bamboo bag was first produced in the late 1970s with the code 0633. The structured shape is crafted from bordeaux leather and is complemented by a natural bamboo handle and closure. This item was selected by Vault archivists for its particularity, character and exceptional vintage condition, and it was reconditioned to the highest standard by in-house artisans. It has been given the number 2 | 23 and will arrive in tailor-made packaging. This rare and beautiful piece should be handled with exceptional care.

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The Story

Created by Florentine artisans during the postwar period, the craftsmanship behind this bag exuded a feeling of luxurious travel and provided an attainable escape from reality. By using a flame, the bamboo handle was curved into a semicircle shape and added an unexpected contrast to the white leather of the bag's body.

Grasping the textured bamboo handle continues to evoke that same feeling of new beginnings and the unwavering pursuit for more.

As soon as you hold a piece of the Vault, you begin to write a new chapter of its story—instituting a relationship, rather than ownership, that will forever connect one owner to the next. As the years accumulate, every mark or crease is collected onto the surface, continuously altering the item’s appearance and making it unique. Imperfections should be expected and treasured as the journey continues for this piece.

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Product Details

Product code: 745873 AAB9B 6561

Bordeaux leather
Bamboo handle
Inside: 1 zip pocket, 1 open pocket with mirror
Bamboo closure
Original code: 0633
W27cm x H18cm x D8cm
Originally Released: early 1970s
Customized by the House: hand-painted yellow and pink rectangles, green stripes
This is a pre-owned product that was specifically selected for Vault.