Damaged Vintage Clothing

Damaged Items (All sales final, no returns)

Dee Davenport Howe

146 Bowdoin Street ~ Springfield, Massachusetts 01109 (413) -781-1505


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1940’s Crochet clutch purse, very popular in the 1940’s, 13 x 9 inches, zipper top, crochet ring zipper pull, purse lined in black taffeta, excellent condition. Purse has a broken zipper

cat# DA1984 price $15.00



1980’s Black taffeta party dress. the taffeta has a velvet print of small velvet bows. The dress is strapless, straight style skirt, with a peplum. The peplum has an under peplum that is black net, this is 2 inches longer than the top peplum. Back zipper. This dress has a small fade spot 3 inches X 1 1/2 inches. It’s 3 inches from the hem in the front center Otherwise the dress is in perfect condition. Probably would be fine worn on stage or maybe the dress could be dyed. 34 inch bust, 26 inch waist, 38 inch hips. Label L.A. GLO. .

cat # DC3570 price$12.00


1950’s Dark Silver gray silk suit. Lapel style collar, 3/4 length sleeves with turned up cuffs. Padded shoulders, fitted waist, and peplum. 2 hip pockets. The jacket has 4 mother of pearl buttons for closure. The skirt is a straight style, side zipper, mid calf length. The suit has a few stains, one on the left hip pocket flap it’s 1/4 inch wide x 1 inch long. and 4 dot stains on one corner of the bottom opening . 7 dot rust stains on the skirt, all in one area on the hip in front. Skirt is 25 inch waist, 37 inch hips and 30 inches long. The jacket 34 inch bust 26 inch waist.

cat# Dc4578 price $35.00


1950’s pink crochet type lace, I am not sure of the fabric. Round neckline , no collar, 14 tucks in front center for decoration, elastic waist with a tie belt, short sleeves, back zipper. About a size 10. 38 inch bust, 29 inch waist. This dress has slight fading on the shoulders, otherwise it’s in excellent Condition.

cat#D2390 price$12.00


1950’s Lucite backless shoes. About a size 7/ 71/2. 4 inch Lucite heels with embossed leaves. The innersole is silver with elastic to help hold the shoes on. Clear Lucite over the toes, this has yellowed and also looks like maybe there was a decoration, this is now missing. The shoes can be worn without the decoration. 9 inches on the inside and a narrow width.

cat# DA3870 price $35.00


1940’s Gray wool skirt, side button and snap closure, “A” line shape, below knee length, waist 30 inches, has a couple of moth holes and 4 rust stain in front.

cat# DS2490 price $15.00


1930’s Yellow crepe chiffon gown. The gown has off white flocking of flowers and bows. Square neckline, gathered bodice, inverted “V” at the waist. Short puffy sleeves. Floor length bias cut skirt. Side zipper. Dress has a tie belt in the back. The cuffs and the neck have blue silk faille bows. The gown comes with a rayon under slip, the slip has 2 rows of the blue faille ribbon on the skirt. The chiffon gown has tiny holes in the back on the right sleeve and a few on the skirt. A quarter size hole on the skirt in the back 6 inches from the hem. On the back of the gown by the right shoulder and center is a water stain. Otherwise the dress is in Excellent condition. 26 inch waist, 34 inch bust. 53 inches long.

cat#DC3640 price $75.00


1960’s Beautiful Royal blue and green brocade gown. Spaghetti straps. 5 inch wide fitted waist band, 2 box pleats in front of the hips. floor length skirt, with net under slip. Back zipper. In the back just below the straps their are 2 tiny bows. This gown is in Excellent condition. The only problem is the straps are to short and tucks have been taken in on the bust. A seamstress could repair the problem and it would be a wonderful gown to wear to a party. 36 inch bust. 28 inch waist.

cat# DS4282 price $65.00


1940’s Black and white pin stripe suit jacket. Small standard collar, padded shoulders, 5 button closure, fitted waist. Long sleeves with turned up cuffs. One of the cuffs is damaged on the folded edge. Otherwise the jacket is in excellent condition. The jacket has 2 hip pockets and is lined in black silk crepe. 36 inch bust, 28 inch waist. Label Townley Godchauxs New Orleans. Komer Petite’s.

cat# DC4942 price$18.00



1930’s Gorgeous Black lace dress. scoop neck, cape sleeves. Around the neck is a slightly gathered lace collar. The skirt is floor length. At the waist on the left side are gathers and tucks in a sun beam design. From the left hip to the floor in the center is a water fall of black lace. Very sexy dress. Dress has a black silk lining. This dress has many holes in the lace. Maybe it could be repaired or copied, or used for theater. 35 inch bust 28 inch waist, 36 inch hips.

cat# DC4713 price $55.00 “NEW”


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