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VERY Rare 1930s Bakelite & Celluloid School Days DATE-BOOK Brooch Pin


An exceptionally rare figural Bakelite pin, this date book, subcategory from school days similar 'book' pins, is constructed of a thick painted bakelite pencil as a bar pin on top 1.75" wide by .50" tall,, suspending on 3 brass o rings a series of black and cream celluloid rectangular 'sheets of paper' as a drop element, of great wit, with painted detail and figural verve. The date book, section approximately 1.5" by 1.25" . Original pinback is extant and functions perfectly.


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    United States
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1930s
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller location
    Palm Springs, CA
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