Description: yellow and rose gold plated base metal, rhinestones, baguettes
Marked: Coro (one pin clip), Pat No 12744... [partial stamp] (the other); mechanism marked Coro Duette, Pat No 1798867
Reference: Patent is reproduced below (scroll down); designer Charles E Pauzat, dated 1941. Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 1 p 142, later unpatented sterling duette, mentioning this design; and p 92 on the designer, originally French: 'he did not produce many designs, but the jewelry that he did produce is considered very beautiful'. Though the patent depicts the pair as level and overlapping; the duette was produced with them staggered - confirmed by Schiffer, Fun Jewelry, p 13, that example also 4" long
Size: Each pin clip 3.65" x 1.3"; mounted as a duette 4" x 2.5"
Price: US$1875 ' - our 2017 SALE takes 20% OFF this price at checkout - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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