A brand name for a transparent plastic based on methyl methacrylate esters; the term is often used generically to refer to any similar transparent plastic. It is sold in various forms, including rigid sheets which may be used as a substitute for glass in windows.
Invented by E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company , this transparent, durable plastic is used for handbags, sandals, shoe heels, and jewelry.
Trade name of a tough, clear plastic material.
Dupont's trademark for Plexiglas introduced during WWII. Very popular during the 1950's. Purses were made of this material as well as many other items. Today a named Lucite purse is highly collectable. Prices will continue to rise. So if you find a good buy on a Lucite purse, go for it