For sale here is a RARE vintage 1940s handmade three-color (originally red white and blue, but now darkened with age) laminated patriotic Bakelite V for Victory design brooch pin. Metal insignia at top marked "E Pluribus Unum" or United we Stand.Measures 2-1/8" tall by 1-7/8" wide, and just under 1/2 at thickest point. Weighs 12.2 grams total. Guaranteed genuine vintage 1940s Bakelite brooch, not a reproduction or re-make from old parts. I've been in the vintage/collectible business for over 35 years.
I'm on the list of advisers for both the second and third editions of Warman's Jewelry by the late great Christie Romero. I was a founding member for the online discussion group Silver Forum and the Modern Silver website with Marbeth Schon. I was a contributing author for the traveling exhibition and accompanying book, "William Spratling, and the Mexican Silver Renaissance" edited by Penny Morrill. I'm a gemologist, with jewelry design and jewelry fabrication experience. The item "RARE Vintage 1940s Handmade Patriotic WWII BAKELITE V for Victory Brooch PIN" is in sale since Wednesday, May 02, 2018.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Bakelite, Vintage Plastics\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "cpkapty" and is located in Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.