This vintage Swank cufflinks and tieclip set features an exciting tennis match between the players on each cufflink. The racket is on the tieclip...1 5/8 inches long. The links measure 7/8 inch across. The players are in relief...gold and silvertone on a pewter-like background. The set is in excellent condition.
If you need some magnificent earrings for the holidays or any day... these are them! These fabulous big rhinestone clip-on earrings are by jewelry designer Michele Sugar...signed on back of earring. They measures 1 1/2 by 2 inches. The stones are big and bright and sparkling. They're in excellent condition and will definitely put the 'cheer' on your ear.
This old, original 1940's WW II souvenir pin is still on the original card. Made of Sterling Silver, these MINIATURE WINGS have the insignia of the NAVAL AVIATOR. They measure 1 5/8 inches across. Card says 'KEEP 'EM FLYING'. These came out of an old N.Y.C. Times Square souvenir store that sold these to the soldiers passing through during WW II. Unused near-mint condition.
This 1991 enamel box was made in England exclusively for Victoria's Secret...so marked on the bottom. Inside the lid, it says...A YEAR TO REMEMBER. The box was probably made by one of the famous English enamel box makers as the quality is excellent. The box measures 2 1/2 by 2 by 1 1/4 inches. It's in excellent condition...a great addition to a miniature enamel box collection.
Original and in near-mint condition, this 1960 ELVIS PRESLEY flicker pin shows him flickering from a ~ Love Me Tender ~ full-length performing photo to a close-up portrait with his autograph facsimile. This 2 1/2 inch pin has the VARI-VUE copyright on the back. These pins were first made in 1956 in color and when Elvis went into the Army in 1960, Vari-Vue re-issued this pin in black and white. This is the 1960 pin...in excellent condition. (Vari-Vue went out of business around 1980.)
How's this for versatility?...they're snow domes, (or globes, as we used to call them) AND they're salt and pepper shakers AND they look like television sets AND they're also Masonic. These are circa 1960, made of colorful plastic. You just fill these with water on one side and condiment on the other. Watch it snow on the camel and Mason with the Turkish Fez hat. This set is in unused, mint-in-the-box condition. Box measures 3.5 by 2.5 by 2.5 inches.
No true Mickey Mouse fan should be without this fantastic Mickey figural head watch made by JAZ for Disney. The goldtone watch doubles as a pendant that hangs from a 24-inch chain. The watch has a stainless steel back. Just needs a battery to get Mickey ticking. It's a great piece of Mickey jewelry... and it will keep time for you too. Excellent condition.
We don't knew who these gentlemen are but they all strike a serious pose for prosterity...maybe for political races. These are circa 1900 to 1910 and are all sepia photos covered with celluloid...2 framed in brass. One is two-sided and has writing around the portrait...3rd ANNUAL OUTING - PETER J. KENNEDY ASSN. 1908. The man in profile has a plug stickpin back with bits of a red/white/blue ribbon that was once attached to something. The bearded gent has a bit of ribbon with 1904 on it...
This vintage jewelry set is made of burnished copper and it has a warm glowing patina. Both the pin and the matching earrings have layered leaves...alternating smooth and textured. The pin also doubles as a pendant...the big loop makes it easy to hang from a chain or cord. The pin measures 2 by 2 1/8 inches. The clipback earrings are 1 by 1 1/4 inches. There's a secure rollover clasp. The set is unsigned though it has the high-quality look of the top coppersmiths of the past...
This itsy bitsy perfume (or rouge) pot is from the 1930s, made of either celluloid or Galalith...a.k.a. "French Bakelite". The color is applejuice and this measures just 5/8 inch across by 3/4 inches high. Top is hand-painted with pink and white flowers. Inside is clean. This might have once held solid perfume or rouge as bottom tag says AMBRE. Overall, this vintage art deco era mini pot is in excellent condition.
Years ago, when we had an antique shop in NYC, one of our specialties was 1939-40 New York World's Fair memorabilia. Here's one Fair collectible that's pretty rare...an advertising flip book that was a premium from the makers of Bromo Seltzer. The little booklet has a two-way story...flip the 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR side and you'll see an agile hula girl doing her dance. Flip from the other side and you'll get a moving 'commercial' for Bromo...
Sweet, sweet, sweet. These vintage earrings are enameled hearts painted with a rose on each. Surrounding each heart is a ring of clear sparkling prong-set rhinestones. The earrings are screwback style, circa 1950's. They measure 1 inch high including the rhinestone from which they dangle. Set in goldtone. Excellent condition.
This original circa 1950's cardboard, easel-back sign advertises ~ Father John's Medicine - A Fine Tonic - Good For The Whole Family. Measures 11 x 7 inches. Sign is in unused, excellent condition.
This vintage SARAH COV cross was made in a 1976 Limited Edition. (This exact piece is featured on page 50 in the 1997 book...POPULAR JEWELRY OF THE '60s, '70s & '80s...by Roseann Ettinger.) Cross is made of gray metal that looks like gunmetal and has a green enamel finish. This was made in the likeness of an 18th Century Renaissance cross. It measures 2 1/4 by 3 1/4 inches. Excellent condition.
This vintage necklace is a 30-inch strand of clear and honey-colored aurora borealis sparkling crystals. The largest beads are about 12mm long. It's in excellent condition and a boon to any fashion.
NOT A REPRO...this original 1940 cast iron donkey bottle opener was sold during the political campaign between Franklin Roosevelt and Wendell Willkie. (There were Democratic donkeys and Republican elephants). Never used, this came out of an old Times Square souvenir store whose contents we bought 40 years ago. Donkey has a couple of nicks to the paint...from years of rubbing against all those Republican elephants in the drawer they were stored in. Measures 3 inches...
This lot of original anti-war pins were sentiments worn by protesters during the 1960s Vietnam era. The sayings include an 'X'ed out bomb, Peace is Patriotic, End the War Now, and Honor America - Leave Vietnam. Pins measure 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 inches across. These are all in excellent condition. You get all four original pins.
Here's the prettiest daisy...a vintage flower pin signed HOBE. The goldtone filigree flower has a center set with small pearls. Pin measures 2 5/8 by 1 1/2 inches. Back has a secure rollover clasp. Excellent condition.