A phenomenal bakelite pin with six carved bakelite cherries hanging from a thick red bakelite rectangular bar.
The pin is featured in "Collecting Art Plastic Jewelry" by Leigh Leshner and is featured on page 25 and valued at $750!
The bar has a celluloid chain connected with brass jump rings, the cherries hang from coated string connected to brass rings that dangle from the chain.
Three celluloid leaves hang amidst the cherries, one leaf hangs from the center of the bar from a brass ring.
Excellent condition, no damage, there is wear to the plastic coating covering the 'stems' which is typical of this style pin.
It has a one piece finding with a secure safety clasp is riveted into the bakelite.
The bar measures 2" by just over .5" and 3/8" thick, the entire length of the pin is 4", the hanging cherries are about 2.5" wide.
A wonderful whimsical bakelite cherries pin with celluloid leaves and chain.
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