C.1950 Crown Trifari Gold Tone Metal & White Glass Pin/Brooch
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AGE: C.1950 or so
ITEM: From Trifari, a gold tone metal "Camellia" pin/brooch, floral in design, with white poured glass inserts. Safety catch at the back to hold the pinstem in place. Possibly a design from Alfred Philippe but I am not sure. The brooch is shown on p. 62 of Julia Carroll's book, "Collecting Costume Jewelry 101," and is in a 1952 Trifari ad, reproduced on p. 63 of Ms. Carroll's book.
CONDITION: Very nice with no problems I can spot.
METAL CONTENT: Gold Tone Metal
HALLMARKS: TRIFARI (with the crown over the T) at the back of the pin.
SIZE: 2-1/8" high/wide.
FINAL COMMENTS: Fabulous summer accessory!
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