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Vintage 1930's / 40's Beaded & Sequined Blouse
From a Speakeasy in Chicago where I also obtained a 20's flapper dress. Please check my store for more from this estate. I have included a picture of the door which will show you it really was from an old illegal gambling speakeasy in Lincoln Park, Chicago.
This is a stunning blouse from the 1930's or 40's.
Black silk with very cool shaped sequins and beads all over the blouse.
Has a beautiful drape to it.
Full in the bust area then tapers to the waist.
Wide waist band.
Zippers up the back for a beautiful tailored fit.
Very nice old Talon zipper, I was able to date the blouse by the zipper which makes it from the 30's / 40's era. The zipper is heavy duty and the oldest zipper I have ever seen on a garment. Works perfectly.
This blouse was stored properly and has no condition issues.
Fabric: Shear Silk very delicate, shows no wear or signs of age.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition with NO flaws - I sent this garment to Jan's professional dry cleaning who is known for her restoration work, she sewed back on some sequins and beads that were falling off, it now is perfect.
Professionally cleaned by expensive non toxic specialists. HAS NO ODOR - Free of all smells. No dust or dirt.
Size: I would say this best fits a size S or M. Due to it's design it will fit many sizes, it is unclipped on my mannequin which is an XS or will fit larger and still be gorgeous! See measurements.
Brand: No tag but was professionally or custom made for someone.
Shoulder: no seam just drapes nicely over the shoulder up to about 17"
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If I agree to reserve an item you must pay a NON refundable deposit. It's a simple process of paying 20%.
I can work with your budget however if you are not communicating or being difficult your plan defaults to a 30 day policy. You will have 30 days to pay for the item in full unless prior arrangements are made.
You can make payments during this time or you can pay it all off at once. I do expect communication throughout from you. I do not have time nor the desire to hassle people to pay me, so if you break your payment plan arrangement items will be put on the open market and available to everyone if you do not pay on time.
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Due to being very descriptive with my restored, cleaned & repaired items I do not allow returns or store credit credit. All sales are final.
Shipping cost for domestic & international buyers are always rising. For this reason my rates are discounted for you. I most often pay more for the shipping than what is paid by the buyer, I also pay for the shipping supplies and the insurance.
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The only way I can guarantee no issues from shipping items, such as errors with scanning or tracking info due to USPS incompetency is to use Fedex which is also more expensive.
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If the address is not valid and the package is returned or lost I am not responsible. I will not cancel or refund the transaction.
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EU customers will be banned indefinitely if a return is forced. Your info will go on a list and any future transactions will be cancelled.
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All customers are required to check measurements before purchase, no returns are accepted due to items not fitting. I do not accept returns or exchanges.
I provide measurements and mention sizes in all my listings. I do my best to make sure all items fit and have a very high success rate. My clothes and shoes fit my customers when they arrive if measurements are checked by the customer before purchase. You can also ask questions which I am happy to answer to assist everyone before purchase.
All measurements are taken with the garment perfectly flat using a soft tape measure. Proper measurements are not taken using a ruler or a metal tape measure. Then the number is doubled for waist, hips, bust etc...
If items are damaged post receiving them it is not my responsibility to fix these issues. We carefully inspect everything the best that I can. Glue is a big issue on vintage items because it can break down from age. It is easy and not expensive to have adhesive on shoes replaced should they need it once worn. I cannot stress test all adhesive, I do pull and check it to my best ability without damaging the item.
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I pay a lot to have things cleaned and repaired, but remember these items are old & used and things could be missed. I do not guarantee these things because they are not new. If shoes break heels, need new adhesive, need new soles, new inserts these are things I cannot promise won't need to be repaired, especially once worn. I do not put all our items through a test by wearing them so I cannot guarantee them needing further restoration.
NO REFUNDS or PARTIAL REFUNDS ARE ISSUED. ALL Vintage ITEMS ARE DESCRIBED TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY. If I do allow a return of an unopened item there is a $20 restocking fee to cover shipping expenses and the item not being available to purchase at that time.
If you attempt to force a return by shipping the item back to me, I do not refund your payment. You are responsible to pay to ship the item back to you or be out the total amount.
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Rare vintage items are expensive as well as collectible. I focus on the fellow collector in my store. This is why items are put into the best condition I can possibly get them in. My cleaning bills are what stores pay in rent every month, but I put this money into the products I sell instead.
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