Wrens’ handbags

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I recently wrote about the shoulder bags Wrens used to carry, which became fashionable after one was bought at a Havant leather shop.

Here we see two Wrens at Navy Days in 1970 with their long-strapped shoulder bags.

Left is Angela Cooper from HMS Dolphin with Evelyn Hazelding from HMS Excellent.

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