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Meyle and Mayer bumble bee hat pin

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Posted 4 years ago


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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...


  1. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
    Love the Bee :-)
  2. antiquerose antiquerose, 4 years ago it!!
  3. period_gems period_gems, 4 years ago
    :O So much lovely!

    We always remember the ones that got away.
  4. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 4 years ago
    cool beans.............
  5. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 4 years ago
    Beautiful. I love it!
  6. toracat toracat, 4 years ago
    Beeeee u tiful!!!
  7. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
  8. Hatpinholly, 4 years 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, 4 years 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, 4 years ago
    Thanks Holly, Toracat, Sean and Jewels1900 for your kind comments, and thanks all for your loves!
    BzzBzz ;-)
  11. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Thanks too Newtmes Antiquerose and DrFluffy for your loves! :-)
  12. kyratango kyratango, 4 years 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, 4 years ago
    Looks like that poor little chap has been dipped. Hate dipping.
  14. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    You're right!!! Dipping & rhodium plating on silver diamond 19th jewels! Grrr.
  15. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Thanks Phil! :-)
  16. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 4 years ago
  17. MrsWarren MrsWarren, 4 years ago
    Double LOVE.
  18. kyratango kyratango, 4 years 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, 3 years ago
    Many, many thanks to the 38 lovers!
  20. AmberRose AmberRose, 3 years 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, 3 years ago
    Stunning hatpin - a work of art! Juuuust beautiful.

    Thanks for sharing kyratango!
  22. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
    I really love this! It is beautiful!!!
  23. paris1925 paris1925, 3 years 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, 3 years 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, 3 years ago
    belle affaire alors-) dis moi tu ne voudrais pas me rejoindre sur fb?
  26. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Volontiers, c'est quoi ton fb, je ne t'ai pas trouvé?
  27. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thank you Hunter for loving my BZZZ Bzzz :-)
  28. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    50 000 thanks to all of you, 50 lovers! BZZZ Bzzz
  29. kyratango kyratango, 2 months ago
    It has been reproduced! ô..Ô

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