Description: rhodium plated base metal, rhinestones, enamelling, faux pearls
Marked: MB (phrygian cap), T (with serifs)
Reference: Advertised for sale at Kline's, price $5, with the name 'Two Sailors Ashore', identified as by Marcel Boucher, in the St Louis Globe-Democrat, 5 Mar 1941, p 21; click thumbnail above to view advertisement. The pin had earlier been pictured, without attribution, in Life Magazine, 18 Nov 1940, p 120. Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 241, referring to a similar Jan 1942 patented sailor pin; Gioielli Fantasia - Costume Jewelry: Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo's Collection (Milan, 2010) p 208.
Size: 2.25" x 1.5"
Price: US$2275 ' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
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