A pair may be rare but a trio...exceedingly so. It is with great pleasure we present this matching threesome of '40s-'50s vintage shield style dress clips. In lustrous silvery plated pot metal, the clips are embellished with two sizes of glass faux moonstone marquise cabochons in aqua cloud, round glass mirror back cabs in sapphire / Bermuda blue and clear chaton rhinestones. All stones, save mirror back rounds and rhinestones are open back set. Back clips are are fancy embossed three cleat arms.
A trio of dress clips offers you myriad possibilities. Let your imagination by the guide.
Each clip measures approximately 1 3/4 inches x 1 5/8 inches with a 5/16 inch profile or height. Large marquises are about 15 millimeters x 7 millimeters; smaller marquises, 10 millimeters x 5 millimeters and round mirror back cabs, 10 millimeters. Weight of the trio of clips is 56 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. All stones free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. Colored stones retain shades and treatments. "White" rhinestones uniformly clear and brilliant. No dark, cloudy or dead stones. Metal components free from dents or improper bends. All silver tone finish intact, fronts and backs. All clip mechanisms secure with tight, snap shut closure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Each clip is signed on the inside of arm with a single initial: "R". Companies using the "R" in their identification include Royalty, Reich, O. M. Resen, and Reeves, among others. We are unable to assign a specific maker of the clips. Circa 1940s-1950s.
A pair and a spare. Just in case. Always keeping you covered. At Cody's.
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