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Genuine Lizard | Peter Robinson 1960
Peter Robinson opened his first women’s drapery at Oxford Circus in London in 1833. By 1850 the store was so successful that he opened several stores and a department store in areas of London, with focus on high quality women’s fashion and accessories. Over time he expanded his chain and named it Peter Robinson’s Topshops. The chain was later bought and in 1974 the Top Shop name superseded.
This handbag made from genuine lizard is an example of the finest handcraft and attention to detail. A true collectors item in its original box. The handbag was bought in November 1960 in the original Peter Robinson Oxford Circus.
Lizard conservation status: Lizards vary in their conservation status. Many, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species, are today endangered or critically endangered. We wish to promote the importance of respecting wildlife and let the practises of using animal skins be something of the past. These vintage items should now be treasured and preserved for as many years as possible to respect the background and history of every piece.
This handbag is a unique collectors item. There is only this rare finding available.