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$ 125.00

1920s Art Deco Beaded Sautoir Necklace in Black & Silver

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

Approx. Size: 26" necklace length, .5 wide; centerpiece with fringes 3.5" x 1.75"
Condition: One small section of bead loss per final photo. Some loose strings in the fringe. 
Mark/Label: None

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

One of a king vintage item.  Get it before it's gone.

 

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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$ 155.00

1920s Chain Mail Purse with Mirror

Oval hinged top, possibly brass, with raised leaf pattern. Purse is made of chain mail with brass tassel hanging from the bottom. Brass chain on the top for carrying purse. Chain is not long enough to wrap around the wrist so it may have had an additional wrist ring at the top. Originally there was also a silk or satin liner. Inside of top has an intact oval mirror that is in remarkable shape. This purse is unmarked. Many of these types of purses were made by Whiting and Davis, Bliss, Napier, Evans, Foster & Bailey and R & G Co. 

APPROX. SIZE: Top 4: x 2.5:; Purse: 5: & 7:; Chain 3".

CONDITION: Very good, one small hole in the mail near the lid.

MARK/LABEL: None 

 

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$ 175.00

1920s Mens Top Hat, Black Beaver by Benton

Jaunty hard top hat in black beaver with ribbon hatband. Classic design with rolled brim on each side. Perfect for that New Year's Eve affair. 

SIZE: Hat Size: 6 3/8 (20"); Outside Diameter: 11" x 9"; Height of Crown 5"; Width of Brim: 1.5"

CONDITION: Wear on top and bottom sides of the brim as you can see in the photos. Small amount of seam in beaver is showing at top of crown. Not very noticeable when wearing.

MARK/LABEL: Manufactured by Benton & Co. London, 170 Regent St. W; Established During the Reign of George IV

HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:
  1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
  2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
  3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

     

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    $ 42.00

    1930s Art Deco Jade Tie Clip

    1930s era tie clip with jeweler-verified jade stone. Nifty art deco styling in silver metal. Works well on either a man's tie or a women's scarf. 

    APPROX. SIZE: Stone is approx. 20 mm. and entire setting is 1" wide. Total hang length is approx. 2.5" Clip is between 2.5 & 3" wide

    MARK/LABEL: None

    CONDITION: Very good. Minor wear on metal commensurate with age.

    Items may be held on reserve for 24 hours. A 20% refundable deposit is requested to hold items longer than 24hours. Layaway through PayPal is available on any item.

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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

    One of a kind vintage item - Buy Now.

     

    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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    $ 85.00

    1930s Czech Glass Necklace with Lampwork Beads

    Beautiful glass bead necklace. Base color is a seafoam green with drops of red and black. The faceted black and crystal bead spacers really set off the lampwork.

    Lampwork beads start as hot glass rods in the base color which in this case is green. Additional glass rods of different colors are set onto the base bead to provide different patterns and colors. 

    APPROX. SIZE: 16" long; largest beads: 13 mm

    MARK/LABEL: None

    Condition: Very Good

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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

    One of a Kind Vintage Item – Buy Now

     

    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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    $ 55.00

    1930s Red Scottie Dog Brooch, S.S. Kresge Pin-Up Pups

    Called Pin-Up Pups. Fun early plastic brooch, from a series sold at S.S. Kresge Co. during the 30s.

    Approx. Size: 1.75" x 1"  (4.5 x 2.5 cm)

    Condition: Very good

    Mark/Label:  None

     

    Called Pin-Up Pups they were sold on a paper card that boasted "Our heads move" and indeed they do. Each Scottie dog head can be turned as shown in the second photo. Does not test positive for bakelite. 

     

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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

    One of a Kind Vintage Item – Buy Now

     

    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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    $ 16.00

    1940 PTA Medallion Pin

    PTA Convention souvenir from 1940. Medallion has tree emblem in gold metal on a background of light blue enamel. The organization name is around the edge with the founding year of 1897 Fob at the top is from Washington 1939-40. The back is monogrammed M M. Wonderful gift for a school teacher or anyone active in education. #JP71

    APPROX. SIZE: 1.25" x .75"

    CONDITION: Very Good

    MARK/LABEL: PTA

     

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    $ 185.00

    1940s Black Linen Tilt Hat by R. H. Macy & Co.

    Channel your inner Katharine Hepburn with this sensational black linen tilt hat from R.H. Macy.

    Hat Size:  One size - fits most  Outside Diameter: 17" (43 cm); Height of Crown 1” (2.5 cm); Width of Brim: 5" (12.5 cm)

    Condition:  Very good

    Label: R. H. Macy & Co.

    One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

     

    Get your glamour on. Unique linen hat, wide-brim with small crown that sits on top of your head.  Off white ribbon crosses over front of crown in a bow.  Wide linen strap in back to hold the hat in place.  

    Vintage black lace coat is here

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

      1. Pull a fabric tape measure or string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head. 
      2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. 
      3. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit. 
      4. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

     

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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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    $ 125.00

    1940s Bonnet Revival Hat by New York Creations

    Sensational 1940s structured hat in a bonnet revival style.

    Hat Size: at perches on top of the head so fits most. Outside Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height of Crown 2” (5 cm); Width of Brim in front: 3.5" (9 cm)

    Condition: Hat is in very good shape. One tear in netting.
    Mark/Label: New York Creations, Crowley & Milner dept. store in Detroit, Label size 22

    One of a Kind - Get it before it's gone.

     

    Distinctive bonnet-style hat. Top is made of melusine, a shiny long pile felt that looks and feels like fur. Black felt interior and trim. Long felt cord strap that can be adjusted. Dotted black netting attaches to the top third of the cord. Wide brim that comes to a point in the front. No brim in back.  http://bit.ly/2gUxArs

    The New York Creations label used by members of the the New York Dress Institute in the 1940s. The NY Dress Institute was a joint venture between the clothing manufacturers of New York City and the ILGWU. Crowley & Milner was once the major department story in Detroit, Michigan. 

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size. 

     

    Buy with confidence. We strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

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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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    $ 48.00

    1940s Brown Pillbox Hat, Rhinestone Spray

    A spray of aurora borealis rhinestones highlights this classic mid century cocktail hat. Dark brown felt in a lovely folded close hat style. This one would be flattering with most hair styles. 

    HAT SIZE:  22"; Total Outside Diameter: 9"; Height of Crown 2"

    MARK/LABEL: Klines's Kansas City

    CONDITION: Very Good

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size. 

     

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    If you have concerns about the actual color of an item Madge would be happy to mail actual photos.

     

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    $ 55.00

    1940s Brown Pouch Handbag by Princess, Gold Crown Clasp

    Extraordinary 1940s fabric handbag from Princess. Pouch style in a 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

    One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

    ITEM DETAILS
    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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    $ 55.00

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

    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

    Buy Now. Vintage Item only one available.

     

    Here's a 1940s feather cocktail hat with a dab of sophistication. 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. Third photo is slightly overexposed so that you can see the detail. Actual hat is slightly darker. #CZ-Hat1


    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head. 
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit. 
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.



    Buy with confidence. At MadgesHatbox we strive to maintain the highest standards both in item quality and descriptions and also in our customer service. Don't like it? Returns are available if we are notified within 10 days of item receipt. See complete return policy for further information.

    Items may be held on reserve for a customer for 24 hours. A 20% refundable deposit is requested to hold items for a longer period. Layaway through PayPal is available on any item.

    PLEASE NOTE: Colors may vary from computer to computer. Actual photos can be emailed if there is a concern.

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    $ 55.00

    1940s Evening Bag by Denise Francelle, Pink Floral Embroidery

    Lovely vintage evening purse by French accessories designer Denise Francelle. Black satin purse has a very pretty floral pattern embroidered on the front in shades of pink, green and blue. Two luminescent faux pearls are prong set at the snap close. Silver metal chain. One main compartment and one small pouch. This one is a real collector piece.

    APPROX. SIZE:  8" x 5" (20 x 12.5 cm); chain hang 2.5" (6 cm)

    CONDITION: Very good

    MARK/LABEL: Handmade Denise Francelle Paris

    Denise Francelle opened her shop on 244 Rue de Rivoli, Paris in 1938. She specialized in the finest in kid gloves, purses and umbrellas. Madame Francelle passed away at age 98 in 1995. The shop is still open in the same location.
    $ 65.00

    1940s Feathered Hat by Roberta Bernays, New York Creations

    Absolutely phenomenal hat. Black felt toque with a side sweep of radiant hackle feathers. Crown is topped with a sequin braid trim in gold  metal wire. So sumptuous. Back elastic to keep the hat in place. Note: I have overexposed the interior photo so you can see the construction. Color is much darker. 

    A Bernay's hat is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search?ft=roberta+bernays

    HAT SIZE: 22"; Outside Diameter: 12"; Height of Crown 5"

    CONDITION: Very good

    MARK/LABEL: Original Roberta Bernays, New York Creations

    *Original Roberta Bernays is mentioned and/or advertised in fashion magazines from the 1930s through the 1960s. The Metropolitan Museum has in its collection a toque with long chin scarf circa late 1930s, it also contains a New York Creation label. 

    The New York Creations label used by members of the the New York Dress Institute in the 1940s. The NY Dress Institute was a joint venture between the clothing manufacturers of New York City and the ILGWU.

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

    • Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    • Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
    • If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

     

    Items may be held on reserve for 24 hours. A 20% refundable deposit is requested to hold items longer. Layaway through PayPal is available on any item.

    PLEASE NOTE: Colors may vary from computer to computer. Actual photos can be mailed if there is a concern.

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    *From Hatatorium: An Essential Guide for Hat Collectors, 2nd Edition Copyright 2013. Hatatorium is the book on vintage hats for collectors, sellers and anyone else interested in hats. The ebook may be purchased here.

    $ 35.00

    1940s Gray Pancake Beret by New York Creations

    New York Creations gray pancake beret.  Lovely gray pancake beret with a black ribbon with brass, pearl and gold sequin medallion. Sensational look that works with any hair style.

    HAT SIZE: 21"; Outside Diameter: 16"

    CONDITION: Very Good

    MARK/LABEL: New York Creations

    The New York Creations label used by members of the the New York Dress Institute in the 1940s. The NY Dress Institute was a joint venture between the clothing manufacturers of New York City and the ILGWU.

     

    HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

    1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
    2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
    3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

       

      Items may be held on reserve for 24 hours. A 20% refundable deposit is requested to hold items longer. Layaway through PayPal is available on any item.

      PLEASE NOTE: Colors may vary from computer to computer. Actual photos can be mailed if there is a concern.

       

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      $ 95.00

      1940s Military Style Cocktail Hat by New York Creations

      Snazzy 1940s military style hat by New York Creations. Black wool with pink and bright blue rhinestones. Hat perches on top of the head. Black stretch cord for back of head to keep hat in place. Gorgeous cocktail or evening hat. 

      SIZE: Fits Most, 7" x 6"

      CONDITION: Very Good

      MARK/LABEL: New York Creations

      The New York Creations label used by members of the the New York Dress Institute in the 1940s. The NY Dress Institute was a joint venture between the clothing manufacturers of New York City and the ILGWU.*

       

      HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE:

      • Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear.  You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
      • Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly and check the number. 
      • If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

       

      Items may be held on reserve for 24 hours. A 20% refundable deposit is requested to hold items longer. Layaway through PayPal is available on any item.

      PLEASE NOTE: Colors may vary from computer to computer. Actual photos can be mailed if there is a concern.

       

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      *From The Hatatorium: An Essential Guide for Hat Collectors, 2nd Edition Copyright 2013, by Brenda Grantland & Mary Robak. The Hatatorium is the book on vintage hats for collectors, sellers and anyone else interested in hats. The ebook may be purchased here.

      $ 35.00

      1940s Paris Souvenir Link Bracelet in Repousse Metal & Enamel

      Beautiful link bracelet with each panel showing a different Parisian landmark. Gold tone metal, with each image shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief in a technique called Repousse. Images include the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Paris Opera, Sacre-Coeur, Les Invalides, Arc De Triomphe. An additional panel is enameled in red and black of the coat of arms of the city of Paris. Bracelet has not been polished to preserve its patina. Fold over clasp. 

      APPROX. SIZE: 7" x .5"

      CONDITION: Bracelet is in good shape. Some enamel is missing off the seal.

      MARK/LABEL: None

      Items may be held on reserve for 24 hours. A 20% refundable deposit is requested to hold items longer than 24hours. Layaway through PayPal is available on any item.

      PLEASE NOTE: Colors may vary from computer to computer. Actual photos can be mailed if there is a concern.

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      $ 42.00

      1940s Pink Floral Hat in Cellophane Straw, Hat Size 21

      Lovely very light pink cellophane straw hat. Silk flowers in red, pink and ivory wrap around the front and side. Structured cap inside crown. interesting layered weave on the brim. Brim is slightly narrower in the back. Front of brim raised slightly in half circle. Cellphone straw is a straw made out of plastic fiber. Very pretty vintage hat. #Hat355

      One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

      Hat Size: 21" (53 cm); Outside Diameter: 12" (30.5 cm); Height of Crown 2” (5 cm); Width of Brim: 3.5"-2.5" (9-6.5 cm)

      Condition: Very good

      Mark/Label: None

      HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HAT SIZE

      1. Pull a fabric tape measure or length of string around your head just slightly above the ear, across the mid-forehead, completely circling your head.
      2. Hold the tape firmly, but not too tightly. You are measuring your head exactly where the hat will sit.
      3. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.

       

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