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    Posted 1 month ago

    valentino97
    (720 items)

    Purchased this sweet bug pin this month. I have searched online and can't find this, but I think it's an unsigned Coro. Prong-set blue rhinestone, good, detailed wing construction (for our aerodynamic experts) and the pin connector appears to be a replacement. It's 1.25" across and has lost the eyes but I can replace those. Interesting that it's better quality than the Coro in pic 3....but signatures are everything!

    https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/235074-coro-purple-glass-bug-1940s-or-later
    https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/250407-bee-kind-or-starting-my-flying-bug-col

    And, that's why it was in my budget. Anyway it bugs me that I can't ID it - maybe someone can. Thanks!

    1/18/2021

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    Comments

    1. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 month ago
      Yay! First love!
      This little bugger is so cool, and even though the pin is replaced, this little insect can “ bug” me anytime.
      I have to disagree about signatures though..some of the best jewelry out there have none! (wink!)
    2. RichmondLori RichmondLori, 1 month ago
      This guy is ready to take off and fly. I like that most bugs are just sitting there. Very nice. Thank you for sharing. Lori
    3. valentino97 valentino97, 1 month ago
      Eileen - thank you, and it's sad that so much is unsigned for us collecting maniacs. Do you think this could have been an earring? Whatever, yes I love it and have some vintage rhinestones (somewhere!) for eyes.
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 1 month ago
      Yes Lori! He's ready to go. Thank you for commenting.
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 1 month ago
      Sorry the piece is super, always collectible. Pls delete the last post by me, my computer is on its last legs it appears.
    6. kyratango kyratango, 1 month ago
      Bug? Bugsss??? BUUGS!!! <3
      Love them!
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 1 month ago
      Phil - thank you for your comment, I think pairing poetry with art and including our vintage treasures is special. Symbolism to items! Not so much with this 1940's item. Did symbolism stop during Victorian?

      Kyra - thanks for buzzing by to say this.

      Thank you friends for your loves - dav2no1, Kevin, Scott, aura, dear Ms. Mani, Fort, Ken, Hoot60, Vynil, Karen, Thomas and Raven.

      If anyone can give more info about this flying critter I would appreciate it. Definitely better than Coro bug - signed doesn't mean better. I'll dig deeper.

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