Press 'n Glow Christmas tree brooch Hattie Carnegie Company 1964 - image 1 of 9

Here for your consideration is this beautiful Press ‘n Glow light-up Christmas tree brooch designed and made by Hattie Carnegie in 1964. This lovely pin depicts a golden Christmas tree with alternating rows of blue red and green sparkly rhinestones. The tree is made of gold plated base metal with a clear white rhinestone star on the top. The base was made to hold a battery that was designed to be pressed to light up a light inside to shine through the rhinestones. Unfortunately, these lights rarely light up and this pin is not an exception to the norm it does not light anymore. The brooch has slight plating wear on its edge consistent with its storage age and use, overall good condition. It is marked on the reverse within the classic oval cartouche "Hattie Carnegie" and LIC. PAT. NO. 3119564, it has a locking "C" clasp that functions well. This Christmas tree is a nice size that will display well it measures approximately 2 ½ inches by 1 ½ inch. This Christmas tree pin is featured in several jewelry pin price guides, one indicates that these Press 'n Glow seldom light but that does not distract from their collect-ability. This brooch is referenced in; Gallina Christmas Pins, 2nd. Edition, Nancy Trowbridge Christmas Tree Pins, and a Morrison Christmas Jewelry book to name a few. These brooches are highly collectible and desirable. Here is your opportunity to own this beautiful piece. It would make a wonderful addition to any jewelry collection or a wonderful gift for someone special.

ITEM ID
hc0120
TYPE
Costume
COLOR
Gold
CREATOR
Hattie Carnegie
STYLE
Holiday
ITEM SIZE
2 ½ inches by 1 ½ inches
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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Press 'n Glow Christmas tree brooch Hattie Carnegie Company 1964

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