The only SANDOW we can find is Eugen Sandow who was a German pioneering bodybuilder known as the 'father of modern bodybuilding'. It's not likely he had cufflinks named after him since he was usually flexing his muscles with barely a fig leaf to cover him. Had he worn shirts, he probably would have liked these SANDOW cufflinks which show off well when you're flexing your fashion prowess.
They're circa 1920s (Sandow himself died in 1925) and made of both gold and silver tone metals. The design is interesting with a raised garland against a black background. A blue glass cabochon is in the center.
The cufflinks measure 7/8 by 5/8 inches. They have the old style curved bar to hold the shirt cuff. Each bar is marked SANDOW. Not much can be found on the jewelry maker Sandow but we did enjoy reading about the muscle man who shares the name.
The cufflinks are in excellent vintage condition.
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