Trifari Sterling 'Alfred Philippe' Large Jelly Belly Bug (or 'Fly') Pin
Back to N&N's Home Page
Trifari Sterling 'Alfred Philippe' Large Jelly Belly Bug (or 'Fly') Pin
Click thumbnail above to view advertisement
Scroll down for more pictures
Scroll down for the original design patent(s)
Description: gold plated sterling, rhinestones, cabochons, lucite
Marked: Trifari with Crown, Sterling, Design Pat 137200
Reference: C. Romero, Warman's Jewelry, p. 209; Schiffer, Fun Jewelry, p. 76, pictured. Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry - Art and Industry (2008) Vol 2 p 185, 'Fly Set', designed by Alfred Philippe, 1944, showing the three sizes. Patent is reproduced below (scroll down). Advertised in Vogue, 1 Mar 1945, p 169; click thumbnail above to view advertisement. This large size bug was advertised for sale at Cherrys, price $25 plus tax, in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 1 Dec 1946, p 44 - see TKF7187 for the advert
••Reference Links - tkf7187
Condition: Excellent
Size: 1.85" x 1.75"
Price: US$595
' - see our Sales Policies (link below) for any shipping charges
Please quote Item # tkf7190 in your email
All materials on this site (including patent and vintage advert reproductions) are covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by other laws, policies, regulations, and by international agreements.
Such provisions
prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission from N&N Vintage Costume Jewelry
137200 | none | none | none | none | none | none | none