Rare vintage Trifari Patriotic American Eagle Enamel & Rhinestone brooch. Features a large Flying American Eagle decorated in red & blue enameling, accented with clear rhinestones. Rhodium coated plating. According to Brutinali, this flying eagle is diving like a fighter plane.
The "red and blue" colors on the eagle are vibrant. This is your chance to own a Rare Alfred Philippe Trifari Patriotic Eagle Pin.
Pin measures just under 4 inches inches by 15/16 inch .
Marked Trifari with Crown, Pat Pending.
According to Brutinali, ( Tribute to America , page 49 & 51 and American Costume Jewelry, Art and Industry Volume 2, page 238); this pin has a Design Patent Number 126,799 designer Alfred Philippe, April 22, 1941 .
As can be seen in the photos, the enameling is in almost mint condition. All of the rhinestones present. This brooch is over 70 years old, and looks to have hardly been worn. Magnificent!
The pin clasp mechanism is in proper working condition.
This brooch has been in my family since it was first purchased in 1941. This is indeed a treasure!
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