Whether it's an evening in Paris or dancing in your living room. From jewelry to hats to evening bags, plus the right accessories for the vintage man, Madge has you covered for your special night out.
$ 125.00

1920s Art Deco Beaded Sautoir Necklace, Black & Silver Beads

Authentic 1920s sautoir necklace with black and silver micro glass beads

Approx. Size:   Necklace length: 26" (40.5 cm), 1/2"(1.27 cm); Fringed center 3.5" x 1.75"  (9 x 4.5 cm)

Condition: One small section of bead loss per final photo. Some loose strings in the fringe. 

Mark/Label: None

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Considering the age of this piece it is amazing shape. Long wide neck of Micro-glass beads come to a center with lovely twisted fringed glass dangles. Authentic 1920s piece. Continuous necklace, no clasp.  

 

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$ 145.00

1920s Beaded Purse, Swag Gray Glass Beading, Flapper Style

Channel your inner flapper with this stunning vintage evening bag from the 1920s.

Approx. Size:  8.5" x 7" (21.5 x 17.5 cm); 7" hang (17.5 cm)

Condition:  Very good, all beads are intact and drawstring pulls correctly. Black fabric lining has been replaced. 

Mark/Label: None

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Swag beading features tiny gray glass beads set in single thread rows.  These rows are lined up in vertical columns that gradually widen to the bottom of the purse.   The rows of beads are tightly drawn allowing the black knit fabric to show between the columns. Double drawstring cord.  Pouch style purse. This one is in amazing condition. Black fabric lining has been replaced. 

 

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$ 125.00

1930s Art Deco Rhinestone Brooch by Fred Gray

This authentic 1930s art deco brooch is absolutely stunning.

Approx. Size: 2.5" x 1.5" (6.25 x 3.81 cm)

Condition: Very Good. No dead stones

Mark/Label: Star in a Circle, Made in USA. These marks are attributed to Fred Gray

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Rectangular brooch loaded with sparking rhinestones in a floral and leaf pattern. Backing pot metal. Nice size for dresses, jackets, coats or even handbags. 

 

We have not found much information on this company. We do know that Gray was a designer for Coro before starting his own company in the 1930s. 

 

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$ 14.00 $ 28.00

1930s Floral Brooch with Yellow Rhinestones

The striking yellow color makes this 1930's brooch a real standout. 

Approx. Size: 3" x 2"  (7.5 x 5 cm)

Condition:  Minor enamel loss commensurate with age

Mark/Label:  None

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Large prong-set dark yellow rhinestones with gold metal detailing and green enameling on the leaves. Open-back mounting makes the rhinestones really shine. Based on weight and construction I am estimating that this piece is from the 1930s.

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$ 87.50 $ 125.00

1930s Wild Brown Mink Stole with Head & Tails

1930s Wild Mink Stole with a surprise on the back

Approx. Size: Length" 68" (172.5 cm), including longest tail of 8"; Width: 8" (20 cm)

Condition: Pelts and lining are intact with no tears or rips. Several of the dangling tails have lost some of their sections and there are two loose pieces. My furrier says these cannot be reattached do to the dryness of the skins.

Mark/Label: None

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Our local furrier let us know that this stole is wild mink and is 70 - 80 years old. Wild minks are smaller than ranch minks so the individual pelts are more narrow.  These dark brown pelts are perfectly matched dark brown pelts creating slightly darker striping. 

In the middle of the back of the stole is a surprise, the head with glass eyes. Bakelite chain runs across the front and hooks into a loop on the other side. Brown silk crepe lining with small inside pocket. Please read condition report. 

 

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$ 1,500.00

1939 Coro "Carmen Miranda" Bracelet, Gold-Plated Rhinestone Clamper

One of the rarest pieces of costume jewelry

Approx. Size: Interior Dimension - 2.25" (5.7 cm); Width - 1.50" (4 cm)

Condition: Very good, no dead stones, very minor wear on inside

Mark/Label: This piece is unmarked.  There is matching brooch with Trademark #13 as a mark.

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The famous gold-plated clamper bracelet by Coro made in 1939.  Dubbed the Carmen Miranda, this large openwork bracelet features large rhinestone camellias and daises with glass cabachon centers in red, blue and green.  Rhinestone pave petals surround the cabochon centers with green enameled leaves hanging on the gold stems.   This bracelet is very dimensional with each camelia sticking out almost 1/2 inch. Tab close has three rhinestones on the top.   Carmen Miranda stacked two of these on her arm during the Cuanto La Gusta dance number in the 1949 movie A Date With Judy.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed it's name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.   Check out the VJSE blog for a great article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 65.00

1940s Black Straw Tilt Hat, Black Velvet Detail by Janyth Roy

Tilt hats fit most women and the corded details on the back of this one make it a stand out.

Approx. Hat Size: Fits Most. Diameter: 7" (17.5 cm); Height of Crown 1” (2.5 cm); Decorative back piece: 5" x 5" (12.5 cm)

Condition: Very good. Netting is in great shape no visible holes

Mark/Label: Janyth Roy New York, Label size 22

Buy Now. Vintage Item only one available.

 
Beautiful 1940s hat by Janyth Roy. Round straw top with back piece of wool felt. Long black netting may be worn either down over the face or over the back. Black wool piece on the back of the hat has decorative cording. This one fits on top of the head so fits most. 


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$ 75.00

1940s Bolero Style Blouse with Rhinestones in Pink & Black Silk Crepe de Chine

This beautiful short, nipped-waist top with decorated sleeves also works great as a jacket.

Approx. Size:  Small, please check measurements below

Condition: Very good. No stains, rips or tears.

Mark/Label:  None

 

Beautiful short, nipped-waist top in black and pink silk crepe. Also works well as a jacket. Sleeves are decorated with burgundy and green Sequins, faux pearls and gold silk braiding in a flower and leaf pattern. Four large buttons in front covered in matching fabric. Glam look for either dressing up or in jeans. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 15"  (38 cm)
Bust: 30"  (76 cm)
Waist: 28"  (71 cm)
Length: 21"  (53 cm)
 

 

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$ 18.00 $ 25.00

1940s Brown Corde Purse from Lamar

A perfect small purse in elaborate brown corde

Approx. Size: 7" x 3.5" x 3 (18 x 9 x 7.5 cm); Strap: 1" wide (2.5 cm); 4" hang (10 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Lamar

Small corde purse in chocolate brown. Gold metal hardware. Perfect size for just the party essentials such as lipstick, id and money. Will fit small cellphones. Corde is a process where gimp thread is woven into intricate patterns on a backing fabric. Very long wearing. One compartment. Zipper close. Lamar mark on zipper pull. 

 

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$ 55.00

1940s Brown Pouch Handbag by Princess, Gold Crown Clasp

You're the vintage princess with this extraordinary 1940s purse

Approx. Size: 8" x 7" x 3 (20 x 77.5 x 7.5 cm); Straps are 1" (2.5 cm) wide; 6" (15 cm) hang; Closure: 2" x 1" (5 x 2.5 cm)

Condition: Very good, minor wear on metal closure

Mark/Label: Bag by Princess

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Pouch style fabric purse in  medium brown. The focal point is the oversized crown snap close in gold metal. Beautiful brown satin lining with one main compartment plus a small pocket and an additional comb pocket, gold comb lock. Double straps. #FP126

 

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$ 55.00

1940s Cocktail Hat, Black Velour Felt, Feathers & Beading, Hat Size 20

Here's a 1940s feather cocktail hat with a dab of sophistication

Approx. Hat Size: 20.5" (52.07 cm); Outside Diameter: 8" x 7" (20 x 18 cm); Height of Crown 6” (15.24 cm)

Condition: Good, minor wear commensurate with age.

Mark/Label: Exclusively Parkridge; Merrimac Velour Regale on hat body

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Back felt hat with a side pom of feathers. Black beaded detailing top where the feathers meet the hat body. Hat body has two tiers in the front. 

 

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$ 45.00

1950 Art Deco Rhinestone Necklace, Black Fringe Design

A very sexy necklace that hugs your neckline

Approx. Size: 15" x .50" at widest point  (38 x 1.27 cm)

Mark/Label: None  

Condition: Very Good.  

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Glamorous black thermoset necklace inset with round clear rhinestones This piece really sparkles yet is lightweight and comfortable around the neck. Hook and chain closure makes this one completely adjustable. Made in the 1950s with fabulous deco style.  

Note: This necklace is designed to lay flat on the curve of your neck. Some of the links may poke up when you are not wearing it. PLEASE store flat.

 

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$ 125.00

1950s All-Over-Feather Black Cocktail Hat

Classic cocktail look a la Mag Wildwood in Breakfast at Tiffany's

Approx. Hat Size: Fits Most. Cap size: 7" x 6" (17.5 x 15 cm); Total outside diameter: 12" (30.5 cm); Height 4" (10 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Gai-Bro Shop, Chicago, 4738 Sheridan Rd.

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Fabulous all over feathered hat. Black wispy feathers on top of molded cap.Elastic strap in back to keep this topper in place. In amazing condition.  

 

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$ 185.00

1950s Black Lace Evening Coat, Shawl Collar

Show off your favorite cocktail dress under this beautiful sheer lace evening coat 

Approx. Size:  Medium, see measurements below

Condition: Condition: Good, no tears or rips in the lace. There is one area, bottom right front corner where the lace has has slightly faded, please see final photo. Not noticeable when worn. 

Mark/Label: None

 

Black lace cocktail jacket in a classic mid century design. Wide shawl collar that flows down into soft labels. Flattering "just above the knee" length.  Would look amazing over something sleeveless as shown. Please see condition report. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 17" (43 cm)
Bust: 21" (53 cm) (open jacket so can go slightly larger)
Waist: N/A
Hip: 25" (63.5 cm)
Length – Center Back: 39” (99 cm)
Sleeve Length: 9” (22 cm)

Hats shown are 1960s black feather & 1940s black tilt

 

 

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$ 18.00

1950s Black Straw Whimsy Veil Hat

This type of hat went by various names including ring hat, veil hat or whimsy. We call it pretty.

Approx. Hat Size:  Fits Most.  Outside Diameter: 7" (17.5 cm); Height of Crown 1" (2.5 cm)

Condition: Straw hat portion is in very good shape. Netting has several holes, see photo #2.

Mark/Label: Cap-ette 

 
Fun 50s black straw veil hat. Black dotted swiss netting. Netting may be worn up or down. This type of hat perches on top of the head so it fits most women. Some times these are incorrectly identified as fascinators. 

  

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$ 65.00

1950s Blue Silk Floral Jacket & Skirt with Belt by Jerry Gilden NY

Classic tailored silhouette, beautiful blue floral fabric

Approx. Size: Size Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Jerry Gilden

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Gorgeous two piece silk floral suit.  Sleeveless dress is perfect for daytime wear.  Add the jacket for more formal events or cocktail. Suit would be perfect for exiting your wedding reception.  Silk sleeveless dress in a medium and light blue floral design. Matching short waist jacket and belt.    Dress has front and back bust darts and is fitted with size metal zipper.  Closed back vent.  Short two-button jacket with notched collar and 3/4 sleeves. Jacket is lined. Looped threads at each side hold the wide stiff belt in place. Large oversize buckle in same fabric.  

Label size is 12 but this dress is small, but please check measurements listed below. 

Jerry Gilden made of moderately-priced women’s ready-to-wear in the 1940s &1950s. At one time the company was one of the top five producers of women’s dresses in the United States.  His main designer was a woman named Giselle. She was responsible for designing the dresses and separates that made the Gilden name famous.  Jerry Gilden closed in 1960.


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:   
Jacket -
Shoulders: 18" (45.5 cm)
Bust: 19" (48 cm)
Length – Center Back: 15½” (39 cm)
Sleeve: 15" (38 cm)
Sleeve Opening:  5" (12.5 cm)


Dress -   
Shoulders: 18" (45.5 cm)
Bust: 17½" (44.5 cm)
Waist: 13" (33 cm)
HIps: 18½" (47 cm)
Length – Center Back: 38” (95.5 cm)
Zipper: 13" (71 cm)

Belt:  31" x 2" (78.5 x 5 cm) ; 26" to first hole; 28" to last hole (66 - 71 cm); buckle 2.5" square (6 cm)
 

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$ 85.00

1950s Breton Hat by Leslie James, Brown Velvet Polka Dot, Size 21

Brown on brown polka dots make this Breton a standout

Approx. Hat Size:  21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 10.5" (26.5 cm); Height:  2.5" (6 cm)  

Condition: Very Good

Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Department Store (Wichita, KS)

 

Sophisticated Leslie James Breton in dark brown silk.  Brim is covered inside and out with rich velvet polka dots.  The polka dots vary in color depending on light refraction creating a stunning effect.  Brown wool felt crown.  Small brown bow. Two interior combs for a secure fit.

Breton style which means a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.

 

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$ 85.00

1950s Breton Hat, Green Wool with Netting, Hat Size 21

This bright emerald green hat is so festive.

Approx. Hat Size:  21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height: 3" (7.5 cm); Width of brim tapers from 1.5" - 2.5"  (4 - 6 cm)  

Condition: Very Good

Mark/Label:  George Innes Co., Wichita

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Smaller breton style with slightly upturned brims. This one looks great at a slight tilt. Green netting with felt balls and sequins around the brim.  Green hatband and cord bow. lack stretch cord.  Black stretch cord in back for secure fit.  Label size 22 but please check measurements.

Breton style which means a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.

Innes was a major department store in Wichita, Kansas

 

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$ 45.00

1950s Brown Velvet Pillbox Hat, Hat Size 19.5

A lovely dark brown velvet pillbox hat with distinctive front bow

Approx. Hat Size: 19.5" (49.5 cm); Outside Diameter: 8" 9 20 cm); Height of Crown 2" (5 cm)

Condition: Good. No tears, stains or rips. Very minor wear on the velvet.

Mark/Label: None

 

Top of crown is slightly recessed. Wide brown ribbon bow on front. Orange satin lining. Perfect cocktail hat. 

This hat style is called a cushion pillbox. It is wider than the standard pillbox. Instead of fitting tightly around the forehead, a cushion pillbox has an inner crown that fits the head, suspending the outer crown out from the face.

  

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$ 65.00

1950s Cocktail Hat by Eva Mae, Black Horsehair & Faux Pearls, Hat Size 20

Extraordinary black cocktail hat with alternating bands of sheer and opaque horsehair & lovely pearls

Approx. Hat Size: 20"  (51 cm); Outside Diameter: 9" (23 cm) ; Height of Crown 4" (10 cm)

Condition: Very good.

Mark/Label: Eva Mae, Hats of Distinction

 

Mid Century cocktail hat with open and closed weave horsehair creating sheer and opaque layers. Crown is molded like a helmet and is festooned with cream faux pearls. A rope braid circles the top. This is an exquisite design. 

 

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$ 55.00

1950s Cocktail Hat, Black Straw with Pearl Detail

Sensational and sexy mid-century black straw close hat 

Approx. Hat Size: Fits most. Outside Diameter: 8" (20 cm); Height of Crown 3” (7.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

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This hat is really pretty and perfect for that next cocktail party. The style perches on top of the head so it fits most.  Faux pearl and straw detail on the side. 


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$ 25.00

1950s Coro Rhinestone & Silver Bracelet

Luxurious rhinestone bracelet by noted costume jewelry company Coro

Approx. Size: 6.5" x .5" (16.5 x 12.5 cm)

Condition: Very good, no dead stones

Mark/Label: Coro

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Large round rhinestones are set in a bright silver metal setting. Fold over clasp.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed it's name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.   Check out the VJSE blog for a great article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 45.00

1950s Dish Hat, Brown Felt with Rhinestone Buckle, Hat Size 22

The dish hat was an immediate sensation when introduced by Christian Dior in 1947. We dig the rhinestone buckle on this one

Approx. Hat Size: 22"  (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 23"  (58 cm); Height of Crown 1"  (2.5 cm); Width of Brim: 3"  (7.5 cm)

Condition: Hat is in good shape, small spots on ribbon edge. See second photo

Mark/Label: Label size 22

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Beautiful light brown dish or platter hat in wool felt. Matching grosgrain ribbon hatband with large rhinestone buckle. Fitted crown. 

 

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$ 55.00

1950s Glass & Gold Bead Necklace & Waterfall Dangle Earrings Set, Aurora Borealis Beads

Stunning mid-century glass bead necklace & earrings set

Approx. Size: Necklace: 25" long (63.5 cm), Tassel 3" long (7.5 cm); Earrings: 2" (5 cm) long

Condition: Very Good

Mark/Label: None

 

This set is a bead lover's dream and includes a tassel necklace and waterfall dangle earrings.  All of the glass beads are faceted with an aurora borealis coating that makes them really shine. Bead shapes include round, barrel and bicone. Each glass bead has a small gold metal spacer and every three is a lovely spun gold tone long bicone bead. Tassel has a gold metal filigree topper. Matching clip earrings create a waterfall effect with the type of same beads. Hook clasp.This set is unmarked but impeccably made and epitomizes mid century stye. 

 

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