The Sugarplum Christmas Tree, as christened in a vintage Albert Weiss print ad, is one of the company's most sought after Christmas tree pins. With an array of rosette stem set sparkling margarita rhinestones in shades of blue, red, green and purple, the '50s-'60s vintage tree also boasts colored chaton rhinestone accents and braided gold tone garland. The conical domed tree features curlicue cutouts throughout and rests upon it's textured trunk and shiny gold tone base.
The tree pin measures approximately 2 1/2 inches x 1 5/8 inches with a 1/2 inch profile or height. Margarita rhinestones are 6, 8 and 10 millimeters; chaton rhinestones, 3 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is about 22 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All margarita and chaton rhinestones retain superb color and brilliance. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. All secure within settings. All rosette topped stems intact. No dents or improper bends to metal components. Gold tone finish intact, front and back. Pin mechanism strong and secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of the tree is signed within an oval cartouche: "WEISS" with copyright symbol above. The signature is faint but visible. Circa 1950s-1960s.
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Weiss Margarita Rhinestone Sugarplum Christmas Tree Brooch Pin