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Vintage Square G suede top handle bag, 1970s

Vintage Square G suede top handle bag, 1970s


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Vintage Square G suede top handle bag, 1970s

This handbag has double short handles in square G print suede and brown leather. There is a gold-toned metal appliqué engraved with Gucci. 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 71 | 23 and will arrive in tailor-made packaging. This rare and beautiful piece should be handled with exceptional care.

Vintage Square G suede top handle bag, 1970s image #1

The Story

In 1975 the request was made to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce to obtain the patent for the "checkerboard design in which squares are alternated with letters G, also in square form" (as mentioned in the patent) which was then issued in 1978. The motif was later reintroduced for the Cruise 2018 collection.

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: 745610 AAB83 2168

Brown Square G suede with leather trim
Gold-toned hardware
Inside: 1 zip pocket, outside: 1 pocket
Top zip closure
Originally Released: 1970s
Original Code: G1907
W36cm x H30cm x D13cm
Customized by the House: new purple moiré lining, new orange leather handles, new trim
This is a pre-owned product that was specifically selected for Vault.