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    Posted 3 years ago

    Newfld
    (750 items)

    Here is a 2 1-2"L vintage brooch showing a pair of sailors with white rhinestone hats & upper body, emerald green rhinestone heads and worn enamel uniforms. Unmarked, appears to be made of forties pot metal. Inspired by a similar design by Marcel Boucher that had faux pearls for heads

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    Comments

    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      that is a really cool one Newfld!
    2. Brunswick Brunswick, 3 years ago
      Unique!!!

      Thomas.
    3. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 3 years ago
      Ahh...what sweet little dears! Just in time for WW1 commemorations(which are very big all this week where I am....)
      These two look like their shambling reluctantly back to the ship- Maybe the Captain didn't give them shore leave for THAT long?!!!
    4. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thanks ho2, I thought it was pretty cool too, back when sailors looked carefree. Appreciate the great comment

      Eileen isn't it very "on the town", the sailors do appear to be stepping out on their leave! Thank you for enjoying my fun nostalgic piece, my Dad was a sailor in the 50s and this reminds me of his old uniform. Great words, many thanks

      Thomas and Ken, thank you for noticing the unusual quality of this, it's simple but appropriate for Navy seamen vets, and yes Ken it's very similar to the costly Boucher version which is too rich for my blood - great comments guys, thanx so much

      My imaginative friend Lauren, love your ability to create a mood for these sailors, you're fantastic! They probably never got shore leave for very long, some guys didn't even get passes to leave their ship, poor them. It's so nice you are having wartime commemorations in your area, sometimes we have parades, these guys sure deserve many honors. Thanx for your fabulous comment

      Anchors aweigh & appreciate the luv all
      ho2
      Rose
      Toyrebel
      Eileen
      Mary
      buckethead
      Thomas
      Lauren
      frisco
      Vynil
      Ken
      lentilka
      Vet
      and thanx for the like hunterqlee

    5. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thank you fort for the love and thoughtfulness, it's always super appreciated & glad you liked my sailors
    6. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thanks Roy and Phil for the love and appreciation, you guys are always so great to me & it means so much
    7. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Many thanks Sean for the love and appreciation of my two sailors, I'm always very grateful for your kindness
    8. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thank you Mary for the kind love it's always super appreciated
    9. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 3 years ago
      Very cute ...Jenni '-))
    10. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thanks Roycroft for the great compliment and love, I am glad you found this cute I really love the bright colors and sailor theme
    11. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thank you yougottahavestuff for the kind love, very glad you liked these sailors and appreciate the thoughtfulness
    12. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Many thanks Anna for loving my sailors, you're so kind and I am very grateful for the support
    13. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Very pleased you liked my sailors Neil, many thanks for the thoughtful love and appreciation
    14. Newfld Newfld, 6 months ago
      Sincere thanks Hoot for the very thoughtful love, these vintage sailors always remind me of veterans holidays & my dad the Navy radioman in the Korean war, it is nice to see temporarily carefree servicemen at a time of intense wartime, getting a little break

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