Wednesday, June 3

PINS 1

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On this page you will find lapel pins and some small brooches - those with butterfly clutches, tac clutches and small pin-backs. Brooches are on a separate page.


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RETRO MATTE PORCELAIN WHITE HEART FLORAL PIN
Size: 23 x 20mm
Excellent condition, silvertone pin. Unglazed matte porcelain heart with scalloped edge and rose bouquet cameo style. Butterfly clutch.

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RETRO BLACK BLUE HOUSE AT NIGHT ENAMEL PIN
Size: 24 x 18mm
Excellent condition, enamel house pin in silvertone. Butterfly clutch.

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AVON 1993 PINK RIBBON 'BETTER BREAST CARE AWARENESS' PIN
Size: 50 x 21mm
Signed '©Avon'. Excellent condition, the back tac clutch is a replacement. This is much prettier in person, with a pastel pink enamel on goldtone. It is titled 'Better Breast Care Awareness' from 1993.

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RETRO 14mm RHINESTONE ANGEL TAC PIN
Size: 14 x 12mm
Good condition with some aging on the rhinestone, little rhinestone angel. Butterfly clutch. 1980s.

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RETRO SMALL FILIGREE BUTTERFLY TAC PIN
Size: 15 x 10mm
Excellent condition, though the brass butterfly clutch has darkened.

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RETRO GREEN PURPLE FLOWER CLOISONNE TAC PIN
Size: 30 x 21mm
Marked 'Taiwan'. Excellent condition, enamel cloisonne of purple flowers on a dark green background. Butterfly clutch.

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RETRO GREY LUCITE NAVETTE SILVERTONE PIN
Size: 19 x 12mm
Fine - good condition, has wear on the silvertone especially on the edges that reveals the greyish base. Slight scuffs on the plastic grey lucite, it is a moonglow type lucite. The brass tac clutch has lots of aging, it is a tie pin type but is missing the chain so this can be worn like a normal tac clutch. 1960s.

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RETRO GUITAR PLAYER ARTICULATED FILIGREE TAC PIN
Size: 51 x 30mm
Excellent condition, nice aged appearance with oxidised-brass, oxidised silvertone and a faux pearl. The boots are dangling off a filigree piece, creative handmade piece, they are all held together by glue. Butterfly clutch. 

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RETRO RUBY HEART PENDANT STYLE TAC PIN
Size: 24 x 18mm
Very good-excellent condition with very minor aging on goldtone. There is a little red gemstone in the center, very fine facets on it, from other similar era designs it is likely a little ruby stone. Butterfly clutch.

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RETRO INITAL 'D' OVAL HANDPAINTED FLOWER TAC PIN
Size: 14 x 11mm
Excellent condition, little silvertone pin, it looks to be made of clay, porcelain or stoneware, with carefully painted details. Butterfly clutch.

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VINTAGE AVON CALLING DOORKNOCKER PIN
Size: 23 x 14mm
Very good condition, some scuffs on the surface. A little-sized brooch in matte goldtone, the knocker is moveable! This pin was awarded to new Avon representatives from 1964 to 1983.

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VINTAGE LARGE INITAL 'A' CROSSHATCHED GOLDTONE PIN
Size: 39 x 58mm
Fine condition, there is some wear on the goldtone on the front. Aging on the butterfly clutches (they are signed "BALLOU REG'D"). Thin metal large pin, with a crosshatched texture. 1970s-80s.


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VINTAGE PAIR OF FAUX PEARL ORIENTAL FIGURAL PINS
Size: 19 x 14mm each
Good - very good condition with normal aging on the deep goldtone. The faux pearls are replaced. About 1940s.

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RETRO GOLDTONE APPLE PIN
Size: 16 x 18mm
Good - very good condition with minor scuffs. Butterfly clutch has aging. Gold-plated.

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RETRO GOLDTONE FOOTPRINTS PIN
Size: 23 x 8mm
Good condition, brass butterfly clutch has dark tarnish spots.

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RETRO BROWN OWL BIRD ENAMEL PIN
Size: 20 x 12mm
Good condition with slight aging. The pin is silvertone, but it comes with a goldtone tac clutch.

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RETRO GOLDTONE WILD BEAR PIN
Size: 18 x 10mm
Very good condition, minor wear. Butterfly clutch has darkened.

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RETRO YELLOW BEAR FACE PIN
Size: 16mm
Good condition with aging (some patina spots on the brass back) and slight scuffs on the front.

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BEE HIVE PIN
Size: 34 x 26mm
Signed '©HOL 97'. Very good condition, a bit of the pearlscent paintwork on the wings have worn off. Butterfly clutch.

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VINTAGE 1928 CO. TINY FLORAL CAMEO CHATELAINE PIN
Size: 24 x 12mm
Unworn stock on original card. There is a small porcelain rose cameo on one of the pins. 1970s.

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VINTAGE STERLING CRESCENT DAGGER PAIR OF PINS
Size: 15 x 8mm, 17 x 8mm
Signed 'Sterling' on both. Good condition with lots of patina, almost black now. Aging on the rhinestones, one rhinestone has been replaced, that rhinestone is also vintage but not as old as the pins. One is a tiny pin with a pinback, the other has a screw post with screw clutch. These would be 1940s or earlier antique.

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VINTAGE 3-D CAPTAIN FIGURAL PIN
Size: 24 x 9mm
Excellent condition, doesn't look worn. Quality piece, highly detailed figure of a sea captain or pilot(?), the back is also detailed so the figure is 3-D.

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RETRO 'SPECIAL MOTHER' GOLDTONE PIN

Size: 17 x 18mm
Good condition, there are 2 small chips on the plating at the back. Front is alright.

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VINTAGE ARROW IN HEART GOLDTONE PIN

Size: 13 x 16mm
Good condition, minor aging. Brass butterfly clutch also has aging.

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VINTAGE SMILEY FACE GOLDTONE PIN

Size: 18mm
Very good condition, it just has very minor scuffs. 1970s.

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RETRO ENAMEL GOLF GREEN PIN

Size: 20 x 8mm
Very good condition, enamel on goldtone.

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PORCELAIN ANGEL HOLDING ROSE LARGE PIN

Size: 55 x 54mm
Excellent condition. Large porcelain pin, butterfly clutch has some aging.

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VINTAGE SQUARE TIGER-EYE TAC PIN

Size: 9mm
Good condition with aging on goldtone. A tigereye gemstone is embedded in the center. Tac clutch.

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VINTAGE SMALL LAMP POST PIN

Size: 33 x 10mm
Good condition, antiqued-goldtone has alittle bit of wear on the front. Small brooch with pin-back.

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RETRO CLEAR RHINESTONE WINGED ANGEL PIN

Size: 25 x 22mm
Excellent condition. Beautiful clear rhinestone studded piece! Butterfly clutch.

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LOT OF ANTIQUE EDWARDIAN SMALL LINGERIE PINS

Size: 26 x 5mm, 26 x 4mm, 20 x 3mm
Good condition with lots of aging. All are probably brass; they have patina and some spotting. These are all tiny bar pins, they look rather old. The rectangular one has the early old-fashioned tube clasp, probably Edwardian (1901-1920).

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AVON AMERICAN FLAG HEART PIN

Size: 18 x 22mm
Good condition, there is abit of plating loss on the right bottom edge. Tac clutch.

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AVON EARTH HEART PIN

Size: 29 x 24mm
Signed 'AVON' in capital letters. Very good condition, enamel on goldtone. Butterfly clutch (not original to pin). Not sure how old this is, could be an older release.

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RETRO FROG TRIO PIN SET

Size: 20 x 20mm, 22 x 16mm, 18 x 16mm
Very good condition with aging on glaze. Set of three cute cartoon frogs.

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RETRO 1986 SAN DIEGO ZOO TIGER PIN

Size: 26 x 21mm
Good condition. Some scuffs on the front glaze and aging on the goldtone at the back (dulling). Pin-back, marked 'Taiwan' on the back. 70th aniversary of the zoo, which opened in 1916. Qty: 3 pcs available

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KODAK HOT AIR BALLOON 1990 ENAMEL PIN

Size: 20 x 35mm
Marked "Designed by Eastman Kodak Co '90" on the back. On the front it reads 1990 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta'. Good condition with scuffs on the enamel glaze. Butterfly clutch.

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PINK RIBBON SILVERTONE PIN

Size: 27 x 14mm
Fine-good condition. Goldtone has worn off to reveal silvertone. There is some aging as well. The pink is more vibrant than what is shown in the photo! The pink ribbon promotes awareness for breast cancer.

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BLUE RIBBON GOLDTONE PIN

Size: 25 x 15mm
Very good condition. Goldtone back. Butterfly clutch (not original to piece). The blue ribbon is associated with many awareness runs: child abuse, prostate cancer, colon cancer, anti-smoke campaign, political and many more.

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WATERING CAN PIN
Price: S$3.00 (US$2.50)

Size: 21 x 20mm
Very good condition. Watering can pin for gardening enthusiasts! Butterfly clutch has aging.

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AVON HEART OF THE CRUSADE PINK RIBBON PIN

Size: 36 x 26mm
Signed 'AVON'. Fine-good condition, scuffs on the heart (see photo). Entitled 'Heart of the Crusade'. Avon has released pink ribbon pins since the 90s for breast cancer awareness. Clutch may not be original to the pin.

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AVON PINK RIBBON MATTE GOLDTONE RHINESTONE PIN

Size: 37 x 21mm
Signed 'AVON', in very good condition, clutch has wear. Matte goldtone surface with pink rhinestones. Please note I will give the tac clutch for this pin, not the butterfly one as shown. Avon has released pink ribbon pins since the 90s for breast cancer awareness.

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AVON PASTEL PINK RIBBON PIN

Size: 23 x 8 mm
Signed '©Avon'. Very good condition, pastel pink ribbon with goldtone. Avon has released pink ribbon pins since the 90s for breast cancer awareness. I have 2 pieces available.

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RETRO LIZARD PIN

Size: 48 x 14mm
In very good condition, marked 'Hong Kong'. Lightweight small pin-back, could be plated plastic or aluminium.

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VINTAGE SMALL DONKEY PIN

Size: 26 x 21mm
Marked 'Korea'. Small brooch with a happily braying donkey. Stamped metal. There is some texture on the orange parts (slightly reflective) and paint of red. Upon close inspection the parts which are lighter are the parts where the texture has been worn out. In good condition with aging on the metal, there is a dark spot on the back where the clasp is.

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ANGEL PRAY PIN

Size: 22 x 13mm
In fine-good condition, slight wear & a small chip on the plating, not obvious when worn. This pin shows an angel praying.

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VINTAGE LOBED PINWHEEL AB RHINESTONE PIN


Size: 22mm
In fine-good condition, aging and a few tarnish spots. AB rhinestone has surface wear, the line you see on the rhinestone is an overlapping layer of glue. The butterfly clutch is in fine conditon with tarnish spots.

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RETRO INITIAL A FAIRY PIN

Size: 24 x 22mm
Very good condition. A winged fairy sitting on the alphabet 'A'. Nice quality. Not sure if this is vintage or retro.

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KOALA OPAL ENAMEL PIN

Size: 22mm
In fine condition, surface scratches on the enamel. Wear on the plating at the edges. Buttefly clutch has patina. There are 2 slices of genuine opal within the koala, this is a souvenir pin from Australia. Possibly from the 90s.

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AVON BLUE SHOOTING STAR PIN

Size: 37 x 17mm
Signed '©Avon'. Metal pin with enamel in very good condition.

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AVON SHINING LIGHTHOUSE PIN

Size: 17 x 34mm
Silvertone with goldtone lighthouse pin. Signed 'Avon'. This piece is released in 1998. Very good condition, minor wear at the back.

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JJ OX-BRASS LIGHTHOUSE PIN

Size: 36 x 22mm
Excellent condition. Signed '©JJ'. JJ (Jonette Jewelry Co.) items are very collectible as they ceased operations in 2006.

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AVON STAR SPANGLED PIN
Size: 48 x 32mm
Signed 'Avon'. Beautiful pin with enamel and rhinestones in red white blue. In very good condition. Clutch pin.

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RETRO LEONIE BEAR PIN
Size: 28 x 38mm
Made of metal, back has patina aging (copper). Are you a Leonie? If so, this brooch may be for you. Front in excellent condition. Pinback.

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