MB Boucher Gold Pave and Ruby 'Fleur de Nuit' Mechanical Opening and Closing Flower Pin
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MB Boucher Gold Pave and Ruby 'Fleur de Nuit' Mechanical Opening and Closing Flower Pin
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Description: rhodium and gold plated base metal, rhinestones, faux ruby crystal. The petals can be manually adjusted opened and closed
Marked: Pat Pend
Reference: Advertised for sale at Filene's, the smaller flower illustrated, this larger flower 'with leaves' referred to, price $10.95 plus tax, with the name 'Fleur de Nuit', in the Boston Globe, 24 Feb 1948, p 2; click thumbnail above to view advertisement. Schiffer, Fun Jewelry, p 27. Patent is reproduced below (scroll down); designer Marcel Boucher, applied for Dec 1947, granted Oct 1948. See BOU1060, identical pin with a central pearl, with additional MB and serial number stamps
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Condition: Excellent
Size: 3.125" x 2"
Price: US$395
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