A wonderful modernist pin by Otto Robert Bade signed with the Orb Sterling trademark.
The stylized sailboat design is beautifully crafted with precise, clean lines.
The pin has a soft shiny finish and great dimension, parts of the pin are domed and others are concave giving the light different surfaces to reflect off of.
Measures 2&1/8" by 1.75", marked Orb Sterling on the back, total weight is 9.5 grams.
Very well made and in excellent condition, no damage or wear, safety catch is secure.
A sleek modernist sterling sailboat pin by an excellent designer and craftsman.
*Otto R. Bade (ORB) worked for Frank Rebajes for more than 20 years and in fact was the plant foreman during Rebajes' heyday in the 50's. Mr. Bade actually made most of the pieces that Rebajes designed. His work is bears the mark ORB and is highly recognized as an important designer of modernist jewelry.
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