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Posted 1 year ago

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kyratango
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This little fellow bears the marks for Meyle & Mayer.
Stamped "Depose", "sterling" and the Mayle & Mayer maker's mark of a dragonfly, 22cm steel pin, 4cm large, 3cm long.
Had it for a loong time without notifying the dragonfly stamp at the very bottom of the abdomen
When I bought it, there was a second one, pin attach broken, which I
don't bought ... Bitterly regret, Sight...

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  1. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 1 year ago
    Love the Bee :-)
  2. antiquerose antiquerose, 1 year ago
    Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww....love it!!
  3. period_gems period_gems, 1 year ago
    :O So much lovely!

    We always remember the ones that got away.
  4. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 1 year ago
    cool beans.............
  5. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 1 year ago
    Beautiful. I love it!
  6. toracat toracat, 1 year ago
    Beeeee u tiful!!!
  7. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 year ago
    stunning!!
  8. Hatpinholly, 1 year ago
    Your French plique-a-jour hatpin is STUNNING. You SHOULD regret not buying the other! If you ever feel like you don't want this anymore, contact me!!!

    Holly ;-)
  9. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 1 year ago
    This is a lovely, lovely bee. You can see the fantastic quality from underneath. I would so happily have him in my collection. He's also pictured in the Jugendstil-Schmuck book in a fantastic red, blue & yellow combo. Try not to feel too bad about overlooking the other one, he's a real treasure.
  10. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
    Thanks Holly, Toracat, Sean and Jewels1900 for your kind comments, and thanks all for your loves!
    BzzBzz ;-)
  11. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
    Thanks too Newtmes Antiquerose and DrFluffy for your loves! :-)
  12. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
    Just saw this dragonfly, 161285175655 item
    Don't you think it is a shame to clean as much an remove all the patina?
  13. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 1 year ago
    Looks like that poor little chap has been dipped. Hate dipping.
  14. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
    You're right!!! Dipping & rhodium plating on silver diamond 19th jewels! Grrr.
  15. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
    Thanks Phil! :-)
  16. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 11 months ago
    Beauty!!
  17. MrsWarren MrsWarren, 11 months ago
    Double LOVE.
  18. kyratango kyratango, 11 months ago
    Totally agree with you idcloisonne! But be careful not to wash paste or rhinestone jewellery (1920 silver costume jewelry) wich is not open back !
    Thanks to you, Virginia.vintage and MrsWarren for your loves and warm comments :-)
  19. kyratango kyratango, 10 months ago
    Many, many thanks to the 38 lovers!
  20. AmberRose AmberRose, 10 months ago
    Just saw this...beautiful. So organic and earthy. Holly's comment just cracked me up...don't we all have regrets while hunting.
  21. Nigella, 6 months ago
    Stunning hatpin - a work of art! Juuuust beautiful.

    Thanks for sharing kyratango!
  22. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 months ago
    I really love this! It is beautiful!!!
  23. paris1925 paris1925, 4 months ago
    very nice purchase, the plique ajour on it was restored by yourself or was without dammages? love you bee collection-) when you find a pair and if some is broken.... keep it... as you said you regret after then....

    i do the same hesitate and after than can slepp for a long week...
    if somthing is broken "doctor kyra" will care and repare"-)
  24. kyratango kyratango, 4 months ago
    I did nothing to it, it was in perfect condition!
    I identified Meyle Mayer pinch very recently, by seeing other items on the net...
    The same hat pin without name in the description sold on swiss EBay for 1200$ One or two years ago :-)
    Many thanks for your input !
  25. paris1925 paris1925, 4 months ago
    belle affaire alors-) dis moi tu ne voudrais pas me rejoindre sur fb?
  26. kyratango kyratango, 4 months ago
    Volontiers, c'est quoi ton fb, je ne t'ai pas trouvé?

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