MISER PURSE aka STOCKING PURSE or LONG PURSE
A COIN PURSE WITH A SLIT
- slide a ring to the far slide of the slit
- put coin into the slit
- slide ring over the coin side opening
- place your purse over a stocking garter, or in a jacket pocket
falling in love with a miser purse is easy
Miser purses are small, they were used by both men and women. They were made by women at home, or could be professionally purchased. The term stocking purse came from the practice of carrying coin in the toe of a stocking. They were a safe and easy way to carry coins.