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Costume Jewelry Pins and Brooc…180 of 671bakelite bird pin w/painted detailsRose gold pin
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Posted 12 months ago


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3 sweet carved .75" bakelite pins from around 1930's? I've seen some on ebay recently in a similar flower motif theme and same size sold one at a time but no history was given. These are very precious to me - gift from old boyfriend. They were his grandmother's pins. I'm the 2nd owner. These are the only painted bakelite items I have: first one a bouquet of delightful colors, 2nd pictures shows ladybug and mushroom.

Because of their size they must have been cheap dime-store items. Would appreciate any comments.

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  1. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 12 months ago
    Nice of him to gift these to you, they are worth lots now, what a nice start to a collection, wow !~
  2. valentino97 valentino97, 12 months ago
    Thank you phil - yes it was a great gift. Altho I haven't been in touch w/him for 15 years - if he has a daughter I'll be sure she gets these from me one day.
  3. Newtimes Newtimes, 12 months ago
    So sweet! I adore the mushroom! I would wear it all the time it was mine.
    Their back doesnt look that old I must say...the metal looks so crispy and new. I bet the grandmother didnt really wear them or she must have taken good care about them.
  4. valentino97 valentino97, 12 months ago
    Thank you Sean for your love.
  5. valentino97 valentino97, 12 months ago
    Thanks Newtimes for your love and comments! I don't think she wore them either. Maybe she was already too old in the 1930's ....(let's see she would have been about late 20's - no not too old!). Aren't they sweet? My favorite is the little bouquet. I've worn them.
  6. valentino97 valentino97, 12 months ago
    Thank you Moonstone!
  7. valentino97 valentino97, 12 months ago
    Thank you dionysia for your love!
  8. valentino97 valentino97, 11 months ago
    Thank you manikin for your love!

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