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Does anyone know anything about Connolly Bags?

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LaurieFairyCake Fri 14-Oct-11 13:01:13

I've just bought one from Ebay and its a lovely tan leather bag but it has no markings or stitiching which says the maker? confused

Is it a low key bag with no marketing on it? Tis very nice but in the description (which I couldn't read as they had used that daft script writing which can't be read) it had the number £185 as if that was what the seller had paid for it.

I've bought it off ebay for 12 quid so I'm perfectly happy.

madammecholet Fri 14-Oct-11 13:50:27

Never heard of them...shock that there is a handbag brand i've not heard of!

I've googled and came up with nothing either, maybe they are not UK based??

madammecholet Fri 14-Oct-11 13:53:55

Ahh, Connolly is the name of the leather tannery. Connolly Tanneries Ltd. They were a leather tannery and leather products manufacturer for car industry as well as other items... Theyv'e now gone bust..

LaurieFairyCake Fri 14-Oct-11 14:41:36

I've found the ultra discrete logo eventually, Connolly stamped on the flap that had folded it over itself.

I think they used to make the leather in an mx5 I had once.

I too was shock at a handbag make I hadn't heard of. grin

darby Fri 14-Oct-11 14:55:19

I guess if you like the bag, it doesn't really matter whether it has a logo on it or, does it?

LaurieFairyCake Fri 14-Oct-11 15:04:57

Quite true, just surprised that an 'expensive' bag had no obvious marketing.

And I wanted someone else to say they had one and yes, there was a logo (so I knew it wasn't fake)

I'm dead happy with itsmile

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