Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones
Marked: Trifari with Crown, Pat Pend
Reference: Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 240 for the matching Lion of Victory pin, also patented and produced in large and miniature versions - the US eagle and British lion symbolising the alliance's wartime solidarity, even before it was formally announced. The three rubies are dots and the blue baguettes are a dash, spelling the morse code for the letter 'V' - for victory. Patent (for this miniature version) is reproduced below (scroll down); designer A Philippe, dated 1941
Size: 0.85" x 0.65"
Price: US$595 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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