Vintage Chanel flap bag


Authentic vintage circa 1990 Chanel Flap bag 11.12. Medium 20cm x 16cm

Designed in 1955 by Coco Chanel and made by the House of Chanel, the Flap bag is an iconic design considered to be the pinnacle of handbag craftsmanship, sophisticated style and timeless elegance. In 1983 Karl Lagerfeld updated the Flap Bag lock to the interlocking CC logo.

Inspiration Coco Chanel created the freedom of wearing a shoulder bag. She was inspired by military document satchels.

Fabrication Black diamond quilted ‘caviar leather’ (water resistant grained calfskin) Burgundy leather interior, black leather and gold chain link straps, gold plated interlocking CC turn-lock fastening, Embossed CC logo inside flap.

Hidden Features Converts to a double chain for carrying on the arm

Design Consigned Stylist Why not carry the sustainable message literally out into the world in the most sophisticated fashion with this vintage bag.

Design Consigned Collector Fully verified authentic Chanel Flap bag SML, made in France. Wears 7 digit serial number 1902XXX verified as 1990-91 production. Comes with original Chanel box with Georges department store sticker hand written. Authentic Melbourne style !

Mark of Authenticity Internal serial number  clearly visible

Provenance One owner verified. Purchased at Georges Department Store, Collins Street, Melbourne 1990.

DC Insider Chanel introduced serial numbers for the Flap bag in 1983 and in 2021 the company began microchipping every handbag. 2022 RRP $12,340. *Melbourne viewings available


W20cm 16cm D6cm




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