Vintage White Beaded Handbag, Floral Embroidery, 1950s Hong Kong Vintage White Beaded Handbag, Floral Embroidery, 1950s Hong Kong
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$ 65.00

Vintage White Beaded Handbag, Floral Embroidery, 1950s Hong Kong

The spring party handbag.
Approx. Size: 10” x 7” x 2” (25 x 18 x 5 cm), Strap 5" hang (12.7 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Hong Kong
One of a kind vintage - Get it before it's gone

Exquisite beaded handbag with bright floral embroidery.  Intricate white beading on both sides and strap.  Floral embroidery in the middle of the front in tones of red, green, pink and brown.   Fold over gold metal top, covered in beading, clicks into place. One main compartment plus two small ones.  Gold metal hardware and scalloped beading on flap. Hand beaded in Hong Kong in the 1950s when the territory was the center of high quality beaded bags and jewelry.

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$ 45.00

Vintage Sterling Silver Black Onyx Cuff Links by Fenwick & Sailors

Sleek and modern styling describe these sterling and onyx Fenwick & Sailor cufflinks
Approx. Size: .50" x .25" (1.27 x .63 cm)
Condition: Very minor wear on the silver
Mark/Label: F & S; Handmade Sterling Silver
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

Rectangular shape with angled sides designed to set off the onyx pieces. Marks indicate this set is handmade. Silver has been lightly polished and has a nice patina. Angled sides are designed to highlight the inset of onyx. Whale close.

Bud and John Fenwick and partner Ovid Sailors established Fenwick & Sailors in Hollywood in the late 1940s. The company was well known for very high-quality men’s jewelry and accessories. In addition to original designs, they made jewelry with the logos of major companies. One of their most famous customers was Bob Hope who gave out their cufflinks as gifts during his USO trips. The business was sold sometime in the late 1970s.

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Vintage Siam Silver Cufflinks, Nielloware Thai Dancer Vintage Siam Silver Cufflinks, Nielloware Thai Dancer
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$ 45.00

Vintage Siam Silver Cufflinks, Nielloware Thai Dancer

Thai dancer Lakorn Ying in Siam Silver
Approx. Size: 1" x .75" (2.5 x 2 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Made in Siam

Vintage Item only one available

Mid-century Siam silver cufflinks. Rectangular shape. Siam silver is a type of Neilloware. Neillo is a technique of filling a recessed surface of the metal, almost always silver, with a black metallic mixture and then polishing smooth. Bullet and toggle closure. 

 

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Vintage Hickok Chessboard Cuff Links Vintage Hickok Chessboard Cuff Links
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$ 25.00

Vintage Hickok Chessboard Cuff Links

Fun chessboard links
Approx. Size: 1" x 1" (2.5 cm)
Condition: Part of the pink enamel is missing in one square. See the right link in the third photo.
Mark/Label: Hickok

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Large chessboard cufflinks in pink and black enamel. Silver metal knight horse head in the corner. Silver metal setting. Bullet and toggle close.

 

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Vintage Fraternal Order of Eagles Tie Clip, FOE Vintage Fraternal Order of Eagles Tie Clip, FOE
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$ 10.00

Vintage Fraternal Order of Eagles Tie Clip, FOE

The Eagle has Landed.

Approx. Size: Clip: 2.5" x .25" (6 x .63 cm) ; Chain Length: 2.5" ( 6 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: FOE

Only one.  Get it before it's gone.

 

Gold metal tie clip with an enameled insignia of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Initials FOE in red, white and blue enamel. 

Fraternal Order of Eagles (F.O.E.) is an international fraternal organization that was founded on February 6, 1898, in Seattle, Washington by a group of six theater owners. Originally made up of those engaged in one way or another in the performing arts. Every year they raise millions of dollars to combat heart disease and cancer, help children with disabilities, and uplift the aged and infirm.

 

 

 

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Vintage Blue Floral Enamel Earrings, Rhinestone Centers Vintage Blue Floral Enamel Earrings, Rhinestone Centers
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$ 12.00

Vintage Blue Floral Enamel Earrings, Rhinestone Centers

Delicate floral earrings.
Approx. Size: 1" diameter (2.5 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: None
One of kind - Buy Now

  • Mid-century clip earrings in light blue enamel.
  • A single rhinestone in each center.
  • Rhinestones have an aurora borealis coating for a multi-color shine. Silver metal clips. 
  • Perfect for spring and summer. 

 

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Mid-Century Ruby Red Rhinestone & Silver Cuff Links Mid-Century Ruby Red Rhinestone & Silver Cuff Links
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$ 48.00

Mid-Century Ruby Red Rhinestone & Silver Cuff Links

Snazzy wheels for your cuffs.
Approx. Size: 1" (2.5 cm) diameter
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
Vintage Item - Only One Available - Buy Now
 
Round silver metal cufflinks with large emerald cut ruby red rhinestones in each center. Heavy rope edge on a wheel and spoke design. Almost reminds us of chrome wheels.

 

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1950s Heart Earrings, Rhinestone Pave, Pearls 1950s Heart Earrings, Rhinestone Pave, Pearls
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$ 28.00

1950s Heart Earrings, Rhinestone Pave, Pearls

Pave hearts make these ear clips perfect for a vintage style wedding
Approx. Size: 1" x .75" (2.5 cm x 2 cm)
Condition: Very good. No dead stones
Mark/Label: None
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  • Classic 1950s cocktail earrings.
  • Rhinestone pave hearts set in silver metal accented with aurora borealis rhinestones, and simulated pearls.
  • Rhodium backed for extra shine.
  • Authentic Mid-century from a Newport Rhode Island estate. 

  

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Mid Century Gold Metal Multi-Chain Necklace Mid Century Gold Metal Multi-Chain Necklace
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$ 25.00

Mid Century Gold Metal Multi-Chain Necklace

This type of design is called bypass, with chains crossing over each other
Approx. Size: 24" (61 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
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Mid-century gold metal necklace.  Unique multi-chain design with several different types of chains that thread through a curved, ribbed metal detail on each side. Fold-over clasp.

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$ 22.00

Mid Century Coro Aurora Borealis Rhinestone Brooch

Sophisticated and simply beautiful, the AB coating really makes this brooch sparkle
Approx. Size: 2.5" x 1.5" (6.5 x 4 cm)
Condition:  Very Good
Mark/Label: Coro
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This Coro brooch in a teardrop shape has two rows of brilliant aurora borealis rhinestones with overlapping brushed gold metal detail in the center. Beautiful piece of cocktail jewelry.  Looks fabulous on a hat.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed its 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 article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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Cream Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s Cream Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s
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$ 75.00

Cream Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s

Classic dish hat with rhinestone detail.
Approx. Hat Size: 21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 12" (31 cm); Height: 2" (5 cm)  
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: None
One of kind vintage - Get it before it's gone

  • 1950s dish hat in cream linen.   
  • Large rhinestone ball on the side with a small velvet bow. 
  • Molded crown platform with a comb for a secure fit. 
  • The dish has was originated by Christian Dior in 1947 as part of his new look. 
  • The name dish hat comes from the flat round style. 
  • This hat size is flattering for almost everyone and can be worn straight or at a tilt.
  • Label size 22.

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1950s Long Silver Tassel Necklace, 19 1950s Long Silver Tassel Necklace, 19
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1950s Long Silver Tassel Necklace, 19"

The extra long tassel makes this necklace really unique.
Approx. Size: Necklace: 19" (48 cm) + Tassel" 7" (17.5 cm)
Condition: Very good. 
Mark/Label: None. 
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

  • Three strand chain tassel necklace.  
  • The extra long tassel makes this necklace really unique. 
  • Tassel hangs from large ring and 15 mm silver metal ball.
  • Ten chains comprise the tassel.
  • Spring ring closure.

 

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1950s Black & Crystal Cluster Bead Earrings 1950s Black & Crystal Cluster Bead Earrings
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$ 12.00

1950s Black & Crystal Cluster Bead Earrings

Cluster bead earrings are always so stylish and these are perfect for both casual or party wear.
Approx. Size: 1" diameter  (2.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

Classic clips earrings with an array of black and crystal beads. Combination of clear faceted bead and silver metal ribbed beads. Silver metal setting.

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$ 55.00

Harry Levine Black Patent Clutch / Evening Bag with Gold Chain

A fine example of Harry Levine handbags.
Approx. Size (cm): 6" x 8" (15 x 20); 4.5" hang (11.5)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: HL, made in USA
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

  • Black patent leather clutch or evening bag.
  • White enamel art deco design on the top of the purse frame. 
  • The thin gold chain can be used or tucked in. 
  • Gold hardware with kiss closure. 
  • One compartment. http://bit.ly/2Pv67KD

HL was the mark for the Harry Levine Corp, a New York City maker of finer handbags. The company was in business from the 1940s through the early 1980s.

     

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    $ 48.00

    Vintage 1950s Fair Isle Cardigan, Light Olive Green

    This is such a find.  Classic Fair Isle Cardigan perfect for fall, winter or spring.
    Approx. Size: Medium, but please check measurements below
    Condition: Good, wear commensurate with age.  Two small lighter areas on the back.  Not noticeable when worn.  See the final photo.
    Mark/Label: None
    One of kind - Buy Now

    • Vintage women's cardigan sweater in light olive green wool.
    • Geometric Fair Isle style print around the neckline in brick red, dark green and cream.
    • Medium weight wool.
    • Decorative knitting pattern on the rounded neck, cuffs, and front
    • Eight pearlized green buttons. 
    • Looks to be knitted by hand.

    Fair Isle s a traditional knitting technique used to create patterns with multiple colors. It is named after one of the Shetland islands in Scottland where the original versions are still made and have a three-year waiting list.

    Approximate Measurements Taken Flat (cm):  
    Shoulders: 17" (43)
    Bust: 19." (50)
    Bottom: Stretches to 21" (53)
    Length – Center Back: 24” (61)
    Sleeve: 25" (63)
    Wrist: 4 - 5” (10-13)

     

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    $ 55.00

    Vintage 50s Leslie James Purple Straw Cloche Hat

    Purple straw stunner is a perfect three season look.
    Approx. Hat Size (cm): 21" (53); Diameter: 10" (25.5); Height Crown: 3.5" (9); Width of Brim: 1.5" (4)
    Condition: Very good.
    Mark/Label: Frank Olive Neiman Marcus
    Buy Now. Vintage Item only one available.

    • Stylish 1950s cloche.
    • Purple straw with a flared brim.
    • Wide velvet hatband and bow in coordinating tone of darker purple.
    • Leslie James

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    $ 1,500.00

    1950s Signed Louis Rousselet Freshwater Pearls & Green Glass Bracelet

    A rare signed Louis Rousselet piece.
    Approx. Size: 7" long (17.5 cm)
    Condition: Very good,
    Mark/Label: LR in script, Made in France
    Vintage item - Get it before it’s gone
    • Signed Louis Rousselet bracelet. 
    • Possibly made for Coco Chanel's boutique.
    • Emerald green poured glass.
    • Freshwater pearl linked clusters.
    • Gold-tone metal setting.
    • Decorate box clasp.   http://bit.ly/2Dxg5JQ
    Parisian jewelry Louis Rousselet (1892-1980) was known for his glass and Galalith beadwork and pearls.  His business grew into one of the largest bead suppliers in the world and workers trained for years to learn his techniques.  Rousselet was a true artist creating new types and innovative designs for glass beads and pearls.  His work appeared in the boutiques of Coco Chanel as well as Jaques Fath and Piere Balmain.  His jewelry was worn by many celebrities including movie and theater stars.  His daughter continued on with the business which eventually closed in the 1970s.   Most of his jewelry was unsigned and came with a paper tag.  His components and findings are unique and recognizable. Signed pieces are very rare.

     

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    $ 35.00

    1950s Oromesh, Whiting & Davis, Gold Mesh Snake Bracelet

    Channel your inner Cleopatra with this gorgeous snake bracelet.
    Approx. Size:  Expandable to fit most;  Width varies from .50" - 1.5" (1.27 x 4 cm). 
    Condition: Very good. 
    Mark/Label: Oromesh.
    Get it before it's gone.

    • Fabulous Oromesh gold mesh metal snake bracelet
    • Mesh is very supple to easily wrap around your arm or wrist.  
    • Made from Whiting & Davis mesh.
    • 1950s era.
      Oromesh was a mark used by Whiting & Davis during the 1950s.  
      Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s.
      By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company co-founder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century, Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry, and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

       


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      $ 65.00

      Rare Maud Hundley Needlepoint Handbag

      A real find for handbag collectors.
      Approx. Size: 8" x 10" x 3.” (20 x 25.5 x 7.5 cm), Strap .5" wide (1.25) ; 6" hang (15 cm).
      Condition: Very good
      Mark/Label:  Maud Hundley, Anchorage KY
      One of a kind vintage - Get it before it's gone.

      How did handbags by a woman from small-town Kentucky get to be a national sensation?  Her high-quality needlepoint work and beautiful designs.  This one is a lovely calla lily and floral design in pink, green, blue on a black needlepoint background.  The floral pattern is on both sides.  Faux tortoise shell chain. Unique locking closure.

      Maud Hundley with her daughter Betty Carrico started their home workroom in 1947 in Anchorage, a suburb of Louisville Kentucky.  She got her start sewing for the Red Cross during WW II.  Customers picked both the design and the frame. Hundley's studio moved to Middletown, KY in the 1960s and closed after her death in 1985.

       

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      $ 85.00

      1950s Black Cocktail Hat by Emme, Coordinating Hat Pin

      Lovely veiling on this Emme cocktail hat.
      Approx. Hat Size (cm): 19.5" (50 cm); Total Diameter: 11" (28); Crown Height: 2." (5) .
      Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age.  A few small breaks in the netting.
      Mark/Label: Emme, Innes Department Store (Wichita, KS).
      One of Kind - Get it before it's gone.

      • Black silk cocktail hat with hat pin.
      • Decorative black netting.
      • Elaborate stitching with an upturned brim.
      • Veiling may be worn down over the face or over the brim.

      Emme was started by Ethel Price in the 1920s.  Based in New York City, her hats graced the heads of many celebrities.  In the 1950s her daughter joined company management.  Adolfo, Frank Olive and Mr. Arnold all designed for Emme before starting their own millinery businesses.

       

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      $ 28.00

      Vintage Silver Metal Train Cufflinks

      A marvelous gift for your favorite train aficionado.
      Approx. Size:  1" diameter (2.5 cm)
      Condition: Very good, minor wear on the back.
      Mark/Label: None
      Get it before it's gone.

      Rectangular silver metal cufflinks with a raised train engine design in black enamel.  Highly detailed.   Bullet and toggle close.  A fun collectible.

       

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      $ 28.00

      Vintage Swank Silver Musical Note Cufflinks

      A fun gift for your favorite music maker.
      Approx. Size: .50" x .25" (1.25 x .60 cm)
      Condition:  Wear on black enamel wear commensurate with age.  One links as more wear.
      Mark/Label: Swank
      One of kind - Get it before it’s gone.
       

      Shiny silver metal musical cufflinks.  Black enamel centers.  Double notes make a great gift for your favorite music teacher.  From noted men's accessory maker Swank.  Bullet and toggle close.

       

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      $ 28.00

      Vintage Gold Metal Scrimshaw Cufflinks

      A unique set of cufflinks for a collector.
      Approx. Size:  1.25" long (3 cm)
      Condition: Very good, minor wear on the back.
      Mark/Label: None
      Get it before it's gone.

      Vintage gold metal cufflinks designed as a scrimshaw horn.  The scrimshaw is of clipper sailing ships.   A decorative silver chain connects between each end of the horn.   Bullet and toggle close.  Scrimshaw is a decorative art of sailors all the way from ancient mariners of scenes on bone or ivory.

       

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      $ 22.00

      Vintage Train Cufflinks, Antique Gold Metal

      A marvelous gift for your favorite train aficionado.
      Approx. Size:  1" diameter (2.5 cm)
      Condition: Very good, minor wear on the back.
      Mark/Label: None
      Get it before it's gone.

      Round antique gold metal cufflinks with a raised train engine design.  The bridge connection closure makes these a rare pair.

       

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