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Girl Scout Purses 1942 -1975
Prior to World War 2, there were no purses offered for Girl Scouting. World War 2 brought about the "Service Bags" - unmarked large cloth bags. In 1943 the first Girl Scout purse was shown in the GS catalog.
There are 3 known designs of the "Service Bag." It's not known if they were marked Girl Scouts on the interior.
No exterior Girl Scout markings on the Service Bags.
1964 - note that the tote and shoulder bag have a design difference where the trefoil is, from the similar items above for 1958.
Girl Scout Purses 1942-1975 | Girl Scout Wallets
Brownie Purses | Brownie Wallets Coin Banks
Girl Scout Coin Banks | Coin Holders
1976 brought the first Girl Scout "canvas bag" and Girl Scout purses went into decline.
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