This RARE & HARD TO FIND Sterling Trifari butterfly pins are signed TRIFARI with the crown (some a little lighter than others), STERLING and PAT PEND. The set is a book piece and can be seen in Brunialti's book, Volume 2: American Costume. Jewelry Art and Industry 1935- 1950 on page 139. The set was advertised in the September. Issues of Vogue and Mademoiselle.
(THAT WAS TWO PINS & EARRINGS, THE ONE OFFERED TO YOU ARE 3 PINS). The patent number is 138520 issued to Alfred Phillipe on August 15, 1944. The pieces have a slight gold wash & are set with red and blue cabochon stones & small clear rhinestones (a few missing).The largest pin measures 1 3/4" by 1 5/8" inches, the 2 smaller pins measures 1 1/4 inches by 7/8 inches. These come from an estate of an antiques dealer who closed shop in the 1980's and many of those items were stored away in boxes, up until now. PLEASE VIEW MY OTHER LISTINGS FOR MORE ITEMS FROM THIS RARE ESTATE. These pieces are fresh from the estate & is offered to you with some age related tarnish to the sterling, which can be polished out by its new owner.
The item "Vintage TRIFARI Sterling Silver Butterfly 3 PIN BROOCH ALFRED PHILLIPE Book Pc" is in sale since Monday, February 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "astoria02" and is located in Atlanta, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Viet nam, Uruguay.