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PURSE. In Turkey the sum of five hundred dollars is called a purse. Merch. Dict. h.t.

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In their survey of 1,000 people, luxury handbag brand Aspinal of London found the average UK woman carries a whopping 17 items with them on a daily basis, amounting to more than 3kg in weight - or the equivalent of three bags of sugar.
"We are delighted with the results of today's handbags and accessories auction, which reflects the maturing market for handbags around the world," said Rachel Koffsky, Christie's head of handbags and accessories in London.
'On May 3, at 11am, a luxury brand handbags' shop owner in Berjaya Times Square lodged a police report when he found his shop ransacked and several branded handbags such as Chanel, Hermes and several others had been stolen.
A number of handbags, including Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton brands, were taken from a shop on Hobson Industrial Estate in Stanley on Saturday, November 3.
He said the items inside the snatched handbag included a gun which has since been returned to him, but about $500 is missing as the handbag was snatched almost a month ago.
Markle's choice of handbags in the past has also done wonders for the industry.
Three hours later another target was approached before being stabbed in the hand and having her handbag taken.
Omaha, NE, February 10, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Quilladiva.com, acknowledged as one of the more upscale eCommerce sites selling a variety of leather bags and handbags for women, unveiled stylish purses for different occasions recently.
The defendant was seen by an acquaintance walking in the grounds of a nursing home carrying a large green handbag.
The owner reported that in the handbag, were the cash, credit cards, an identity card, two necklaces -- one gold the other with diamonds -- and a pair of diamond earrings.
On January 22, 2017, they snatched a handbag in F-10 Markaz from family of Mohammad Iqbal following which case was registered at Shalimar police station.