Goldwashed Sterling Openwork and Multicolour Stones Double Winged Bird of Paradise Pin and Screwback Earrings Set
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Goldwashed Sterling Openwork and Multicolour Stones Double Winged Bird of Paradise Pin and Screwback Earrings Set
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Description: goldwashed sterling, rhinestones
Marked: Sterling (pin and one earring); Pat 1649187 on screw clamps
Reference: A birds on a branch pin, part of this series, was advertised without attribution, at JB Hudson Co, price $40 plus tax, in the Minneapolis Star Post, 30 March 1943, p 17; click thumbnail above to view advertisement. Other items in this series used the same earring clips - see BUG61, BUG57. Patent (reproduced below) is for a 'Safety Back Device for Ear Ornaments', filed Oct 1926, granted to Philip Reiter of New York Nov 1927. (17 yr standard duration). See the same earrings with simpler screwbacks DEC494
••Reference Links - bug61 bug57 dec494
Condition: Excellent, apart from an area of plating wear on the bird's head and body
Size: Pin 4" x 3.25"; earrings 1.5" x 1.1"
Price: US$1275
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