Stick pins were originally used to secure bulky neckwear (men's cravats) in the late 18th century, nowadays they are used by women as decoration on scarves or on lapels. Hat pins are used to secure the hat onto your head.
VINTAGE RIBBON BOW STICK PIN
Size: 56 x 11mm
Very good condition, normal aging on the rhinestone.
VINTAGE GOLDTONE INITIAL F STICK PIN
Price: S$6.00 (US$5.83)
Size: 63 x 12mm
Good condition with normal aging and slight wear on the gold-plating.
Size: 68 x 10mm
Good condition with some scuffs on the polished gold-plating. Rubber clutch is slightly hardened but still holds alright.
VINTAGE SHIMMER LUCITE BLADE STICK PIN
Size: 17cm, 16mm widest
Good condition with aging, the brass stick has patina spots, as well as the filigree cap. The shimmer white lucite plastic has some scuffs, it is not flat but curved. This is a very long stick pin, end is a disguise it doesn't come off, instead the whole metal stick is screwed to the top of the plastic piece. The pin itself has a pointed screw.
VINTAGE FILIGREE SCROLL STICK PIN
Size: 23 x 33mm design
Very good condition with minor aging.
****ANTIQUE ART DECO BUTTERSCOTCH BAKELITE RHINESTONE STICK PIN
Size: 78 x 12mm
Very good condition, minor aging on the metal. The previous owner says it tests positive as bakelite, there are no test marks. The pin consists of a fixed end and a screwed clutch. There are 3 clear rhinestones embedded on each end. 1920/30s.
VINTAGE GOLDTONE PEAR STICK PIN
Size: 67 x 16mm
Gold-plated pear fruit, stick pin has patina and aging as shown in photo. In very good condition.
VINTAGE RAM GOLDTONE STICK PIN
Size: 66 x 14mm
Good condition, some aging. The clutch does have some wear & scuffs on the goldtone though.
****RETRO GREEN JADE SCALLOPED BORDER STICK PIN
Size: 57 x 13mm
Fine condition with aging (darkening of goldtone) and wear on the back. Also some tarnishing on the stick pin itself. Jade gemstone on a scalloped setting. 1980s.
VINTAGE CLEAR ACRYLIC & FAUX PEARL STICK PIN
Size: 91 x 16mm
Fine condition, well worn by previous owner. Scuffs on the faux pearls and on the surface of the clear acrylic bead, and aging on the metal (goldtone turning dark). The clutch is a screw clutch and so the pin's closure is a screw with a sharp end; making it thicker than the usual stick pins. The acrylic bead is faceted and has a twisted design. 1950s
****VINTAGE PLASTIC CAMEO GOLDTONE STICK PIN
Size: 70mm length, 14 x 16mm head
Excellent condition with minor scuffs. Little plastic cameo in orange-red on a scalloped setting.
VINTAGE INITAL H RHINESTONE STICK PIN
Size: 62 x 13mm
Very good condition with minor scuffs on the 'H'. The clutch is a star shaped setting with a clear sparkling rhinestone in the center.
VINTAGE ENAMEL PALE BLUE FLORAL STICK PIN
Price: S$3.00 nett
Size: 58 x 22mm
Fine condition, the clutch is not original to the pin. Enamel has some chipping as shown in the photos.
VINTAGE SILVERTONE INITIAL M STICK PIN
Size: 65 x 16mm
Very good condition on the front, plating still shiny. Silvertone. The back is not as polished and do have aging.
VINTAGE RED GLASS FAUX PEARL STICK PIN
Size: 10.3cm length, 45 x 8mm
Fine-good condition, the faux glass pearls have chipped coatings. The red long bead is made of glass.
VINTAGE SILVERTONE INITIAL F STICK PIN
Size: 57mm, 12 x 10mm
Very good condition, some aging on the metal. I have given it a light polish so it is slightly cleaner than in the photos.
VINTAGE FAUX PEARL HAT PIN
Size: 185 x 18mm
In fine condition, mostly because there is wear on the faux pearls and aging on the clutch (may not be original clutch). There is also a small scratch chip on the coat of the large faux pearl besides a few normal scratches. Glue has turned colour. There are clear rhinestones set in a channel setting with a goldtone filigree. Faux pearl is made of glass.
VINTAGE EGGS ON ROCKS STICK PIN
Size: 66 x 20mm excluding chain
Faux pearls nested in an oxidised-brasstone dimpled rock design. Chain and pin clutch has aging & wear, the clutch has an uneven surface. Wear on the faux pearls' coating. In fine-good condition.
VINTAGE BLUE STAR CAB STICK PIN
Size: 60 x 13mm
Rhinestone studded with a glass cab that is made to resemble a blue-star sapphire. It has a 6-point star in white in the middle of the blue. In very good condition with light aging, no missing rhinestones.
VINTAGE 3-D SPRING BUTTERFLY STICK PIN
Size: 87 x 38mm expandable
Butterfly with blue rhinestone eyes, moveable wings suspended by spring coils. The wings are embellished in vermillion and glitter, and has wireworking. Minor aging on the metal stick pin, in very good condition. This design is very similar to a Monet stick pin that I've seen around.
VINTAGE IDLEWILD STICK PIN
Size: 80 x 22mm
I polished the metal after taking the photo so it is much shinier than shown in the picture. Clay pinched-heart shape with 'Idlewild' on it. The front of the clay is varnished but not the back, and the back is signed 'PP' in green. In fine-good condition.