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    Posted 5 years ago

    valentino97
    (732 items)

    Found this week in Round Top, TX for $6. It's bakelite (rub test: formaldehyde smell, simichrome: yellow). A nice thick .5" all around with light carving. It's not the primo early bakelite but a very nice thick piece - probably from 50's, could be newer - nice heavy item. In picture 2 I show it with another similar era bakelite bangle I've had a long time.

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    1. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Gorgeous !
    2. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Phil - it was a great find. The seller specialized in furniture and had a little junk jewelry by his cash register. Pure luck that we wandered into that tent and found this.

      Thank you Aura for your love!
    3. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Ha ha ha Ken!! Try it on a nice old bakelite bracelet from a dealer who verifies their bakelite. The older items give off a stronger scent.

      Thanks friends fro loving this deal of the day, black later era bakelite bangle:
      Aura, Fort, Hel1, Mike, Bonnie, Wander and Bijou :-)
    4. lentilka11, 5 years ago
      And now you have a pair of them. Congrats!
      Never tried the scent test, but one always learns .. :)
    5. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Yep, it works most of the time. Aren't these nice? I was visualizing black or red bakelite jewelry this time around :-)
    6. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      Lovely indeed!
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thank you Elisabeth - these would look good with your wider bangle.

      Thanks to Kevin and Kyra.

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