Vintage Crown Trifari Key Shape Pin Brooch 1950 ALFRED PHILIPPE PAT # 159520. Vintage Patent Pending signed Trifari rhinestone key brooch or pin in gold plated metal. This design is by Alfred Philippe, the patent granted on August 1, 1950 which makes a patent pending design date precede the patent. This brooch dates from 1949 to 1950.
The patent number is 159520 (from the Trifari Patent Site) and belongs to Trifari, Krussman & Fishel, Inc. This gorgeous and scarce Trifari brooch measures 1 9/16" long and is 1 1/16" at the widest point. (images enlarged to show detail). Marked Trifari with the crown over the T and Pat Pend on the reverse.It is in very nice vintage condition, with minimal loss to the gold plating. Please note photographs can be significantly larger than the actual item, so please check dimensions carefully. The vintage/antique items will show wear commensurate with age and wear and any major flaws will be noted.
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My user name does not reflect my political stance and is a nickname which was given to me many years ago. The item "Vintage Crown Trifari Key Shape Pin Brooch 1950 ALFRED PHILIPPE PAT # 159520" is in sale since Saturday, March 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "oreillyfactor1" and is located in New York, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.