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Mid-Century Cross [1950s] Zip Key Finder in Original Box. Goldtone with a diamond cut design on the top it is a large safety catch that holds your keys and has a retractable chain that is hidden inside of a round pin or zip reel. The instructions are inside the box. The original card is intact. The Zip Reel measures 1" in diameter. Made by Ballou and Boss, Inc. Central Falls, RI. Great little collectible and totally useful! Unused.
Mayfair 1940-1950's Retractable Gold Mechanical Pencil Pin in Original Box. Never used. The pencil measures 3" and pulls out and winds back - connected by chain to the pin top. Goldtone hammered finish to the 1" round Pin. The back is signed Ketcham McDougall. Excellent condition. Wonderful for the collector!
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1950s Reverse Carved Lucite Butterfly and Roses Paperweight/Decoration signed Wald. Measures 4-1/2" H x 4-3/4" wide x 1" thick. Beautifully carved and highly detailed. Two butterflies landing on a branch that comes out of a log...all in white. There are three light pink roses with green leaves. The bottom has scratches from someone sliding across wherever it was sitting... otherwise... EXQUISITE! Incredible detail... hard to let this go!
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1979 Pope John XXIII Cameo Sulphide Paperweight manufactured by Baccarat and put out by the Franklin Mint. The background is purple and the bust of Pope Paul is White. Measures 1-7/8" in diameter on top and the bottom is 2-7/8" and it's 1-7/8" high. There are a few flea bites but otherwise in great condition.
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Vintage Retractable Pencil Pin. I can remember my mother wearing one of these - it was handy for work! Goldtone with a flower etching on the front. On the back is a pin and it's stamped K & McD. Inc. Roseland NJ. PAT and a small r. The pencil is goldtone and twists to make the lead appear. There is still some lead in it. Measures 4" top of pin to bottom of pencil. The pencil pulls away for over 16". Excellent condition.
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M655 Price: $24.00
Vintage Brass & Copper Pillow Shaped Handbag with Blue Velvet like lining. I don't know the exact age of this item even though it was sold to me as being from the 1920ís Flapper Bag. My best guess is that it is imported from India because I've seen many items from that country that implement brass and copper beautifully in the same fashion as this purse. Itís truly a beautiful bag and is being sold on it's own merit; no claims are made to the age of this. It opens in the center as the pictures will show. The decorative hinged clasp is a lovely filigree design that closes over a loop, as if you would use a padlock on it. The hinge on the back is more rectangular in shape and also has an intricate floral filigree design. The inside of the purse is lined in a soft, dark material; similar to velvet. This measures 5" W x 4" H and 2 1/2" D (Inside). 21" L (Chain) From Shoulder To Top Of Purse. Nice for the evening out or special event.
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Since 1839, J.E. Caldwell Company has brought the finest in luxury goods to Philadelphians. As guild jewelers, this staple of the Walnut Street shopping community offers diamonds, handworked gold, gifts, stationery, bridal registry, repair service, and Philadelphia memorabilia. This is a reverse carved lucite paperweight in the original box. My best guess is 1950's. The carving is a hummingbird getting nectar from a flower. There is a fence inside this that makes it look 3D. Very beautiful piece and would make a unique gift. 8 sides. 3-1/4" x 2-1/4" x 7/8" deep. Never used in original box.
M593 Price: $52.00
Founders Week, October 4 through 10, 1908 celebrated the 225th anniversary of Philadelphia's creation. Visitors to the week's festivities could send postcards to friends, purchase souvenir medals, and enjoy a meal at Dennett's Lunch Room, all while viewing an image of Penn's Treaty. This is one of those souvenir medals! William Penn on the front and on the back is the signing of the Penn Treaty with Indians and White Men under a tree. It reads: 1683 Founders Week 1908 and above that Penn Treaty. Really nice old piece. I don't know what the metal is since it's covered with 96 years of patina and I don't want to clean it. Measures 1-1/4" x 1". A great item for the collector!
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M495 Price: $25.00
1950's Lucite Bar Set - Mint in Box. I don't know much about bar tools so the picture will have to tell the story as to what their uses are. There is a fork, a double shot measure, a bottle opener and a spoon. I can just picture making a Martini with this set! Never used... in original box that is marked Japan. Three red lucite flowers are embedded in lucite. Excellent condition. Great gift idea!
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M448 Price: $46.00
1940's Brush in Lipstick Style Brass Case. The top holds a green faceted rhinestone. This is really neat. The green unused brush swivels up and down by turning it like a lipstick. Outside of some surface scratches to the case, this is in wonderful condition. There are no markings on it. The scratches might be buffed off I'm not sure and are basically on one side of the case. Measures 2-1/4" x 5/8".
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M394 Price: $20.00
Vintage Handpainted Egg Vase. Seems someone gave this as a gift for it is faintly signed in paint near the bottom " Ilene Thanks 1979. Not sure if this date is indictative of when it was made or given. The flowers and decor is gorgeous and this is a stunning piece in excellent condition. The vase has three feet painted pink. Measures 4-1/2" high x 3 " wide.
M386 Price: $24.00
Vintage Faux Malachite Goldtone Hand Mirror. Measures 4-3/4" x 1-3/4". The faux malachite is seems to be like a big sticker. Not sure. Goldtone with a pine cone in the center of the faux malachite. Excellent condition. One tiny scratch on the mirror. Great for a purse or vanity.
M360 Price: $20.00
Vintage Silver Overlay bottle... seems to be a perfume bottle with a missing top. Could be used as a small vase. You're call - maybe you have a top for it. I have many but none fit. Measures 2-3/4" high by about 2" wide. The silver overlay looks to be painted on. Bottle in great condition.
M347 Price: $24.00
Vintage Hand Painted Delft Covered Dish from Holland. Signed on the bottom with a makers mark and 150/M. This is in excellent condition other than a chip on the inside of the lid. It is 5 1/2" round and 3 1/2" high.
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M332 Price: $33.00
Evans Green Hand Enameled Candy Dish. There are two detailed leaves of brass or possibly bronze, one on each side and a braided rim of the same metal. This item is in unused excellent condition. It is 6 1/8" round. c 1940's.
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1930's Trinket Jewelry Box. This is a lovely brass three footed box with an engine turned bottom. The lid is brass but has attached to it a pearlized plastic (Faux Mother of Pearl), hand tooled design on it with a little brass handle. It looks like mother of pearl. Inside it is lined on both the lid and the bottom with purple velvet. This has it's original patina and has not been polished. The box measures about 3-1/4" in diameter and stands about 1-1/8" high. Excellent condition.
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Wonderful 1970s vintage belt with huge mother of pearl centerpiece. Three strands of silky black cord twisted with gold streaks woven in and knotted. The center is a woven gold material (I don't know what it is) and it's wrapped around a 3-3/4" MOP disc. Measures approx. 50" long. Excellent condition and a very unique striking belt!
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Goldtone Keychain Pin... c 1950's. This is a pin measuring 1" in diameter. Pull on the keychain part and it has spring action and opens to about 3". Great for hanging your keys or even can be pinned into your purse! Beautiful floral design on the front. Excellent condition.
M329 Price: $20.00
Handpainted perfume bottle with dabber. Not sure as to the age of this...looks to be relatively new... and unused. Nevertheless, a pretty perfume bottle with a silver floral cap that has a glass dabber. The bottle is green with handpainted purple and white flowers and soft green leaves. Measures 2" high x 1-7/8" wide. Excellent condition.
This is a lovely Victorian Lady sitting on a chair ceramic trinket box. She is in lavender and measures approximately 7 1/4" tall and 9" wide at the widest point. Streaked paint underneath base, and a couple of black fleck marks, other than that, very nicely made! Her chair is trimmed in gold and also her neckline and cuffs on her dress. No marks. Unique!
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1960's Pencil with enameled butterfly top attached to a goldtone 24" chain! Pencil with butterfly measures 4". Excellent condition. Lead in pencil. VIEW THE CLOSEUP
M207 Price: $20.00
Handpainted Adjustable Ring. Silvertone ring base...with a plaque attached with handpainted white and orange flowers with green leaves. Beautiful little ring and can fit any finger! Not sure of age... I believe this is from the 1960's.
M164 Price: $16.00
Cufflinks... Women's in goldtone
with a small filigree and centered gold bead. Excellent condition. 3/4"
in diameter. c 1960's.
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M143 Price: $16.00
LouLou EDP Perfume Bottle. It held 5 ml. of perfume. The perfume has been discontinued for some time. It was made by Cacharel, Paris. It measures 3-3/4" tall x 2-3/4" wide. The base is medium blue in color and it is made of
glass and faceted into an inkwell looking shape. The top of the piece is ruby red and is plastic. The bottle is in excellent condition and
the only mark is a number 5 on the bottom. It originally had a sticker on the bottom. Nice color combination. Here
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M161 Price: $22.00
MOP ring size 6. This ring is
not marked but I believe it is sterling. Excellent condition.
M140 Price: $16.00
Moon lovers! This is sweet Pin
of a half Moon with defined features and curly hair! Measures only 1"
and has a pin back...like a tie tack has, so can be worn by either sex.
Not marked but looks to be cast of silver.
M060 Price: $24.00
Now this is a BELT! I fell for this one big time...it's beads and baubles just accent any plain dress or outfit. It ties with a leather cord...and I can't tell you what material they used to make it...but it is a grey shiny cord twisted around the leather. Dangling and draped in size are tassles of wonderful clear lucite beads, black faceted beads, silver, grey and even faux pearls....and in the very center of them hangs one longer than the rest...a real sparkly faceted crystal! Very unique belt that will dress up anything ordinary! One size would fit many in this case...for the leather is very long and ties for the smaller waist. Very good condition.
M016 Price: $30.00
Rhinestone clasp closes this stretchable belt. measures 25" before it's stretched!
M005 Price: $25.00
Wow...is this a nice sized compact...measuring
about 3-3/4" in diameter. This doesn't look like it was used much...the
mirror is fine, though there is traces of face powder. Not marked, but
really a gorgeous compact. The motif on the top is the same color gold
as the compact only brushed in a different direction...outlined in solid
goldtone...a Rose, A king in a half moon and a Thief of Baghdad type