Huge Old Carved Bakelite Pin Brooch - Rare ColorHuge Old Carved Bakelite Pin Brooch - Rare ColorHuge Old Carved Bakelite Pin Brooch - Rare ColorHuge Old Carved Bakelite Pin Brooch - Rare ColorHuge Old Carved Bakelite Pin Brooch - Rare Color

This is one for the books! As long-time Bakelite collectors/dealers, we can attest to the rarity of this old Bakelite pin.

The color is one you don't often see. It's a shade of cinnamon / russet / carnelian / reddish brown and it's beautiful, especially with the extensive and intricate carving.

The large pin measures 3 1/2 by 2 inches. It's 1/4 inch thick. The deep floral carving covers almost the entire surface. Flowers and leaves are carved and polished so that they rise and shine against the recessed matte background. A thin brass chain frames the Bakelite. The chain is attached at each corner.

The pin back is smooth and polished. The original 2-piece imbedded closure is still working securely with a rollover clasp. In examining the pin closely with a jeweler's loupe, we see a small hairline crack on the back at the pin edge. It was probably caused when it was made with the imbedded pin causing it. It's not a distraction and doesn't effect the pin's function or the Bakelite's integrity. Slight age tarnish to chain edge but overall, this pin is a Bakelite lover's jackpot.

Be the first to see our daily estate listings. Just click on 'SUBSCRIBE' in the left hand column (right above 'Favorite Links').

Item ID: RL3161


FREE Domestic Shipping

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Russet, Size: 3 1/2 by 2 inches

Huge Old Carved Bakelite Pin Brooch - Rare Color

$95 USD

Add to Cart
Questions about this item?
Email Shop

17 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List


GreatVintageStuff


Rita Brand
Deerfield Beach
FL
  

Peddlers of good old stuff and vintage estate jewelry

FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on all items. Layaway available. We ship within one business day. Welcome and enjoy your visit.

Member since 2010

Shipping & Handling:Free
Insurance:Included
Shipping to: USA
change

More from GreatVintageStuff