A well made humorous modernist sterling silver money clip with three applied words of "NOT MUCH LEFT" and a background of TAX, tax, TAX, tax, TAX, etc.
Signed on the back STERLING fi for California jeweler HAROLD FITHIAN (1905-1972). He produced jewelry throughout the 1950s and into the early 1960s. His pieces are rather rare.
2 1/2" long x 1" wide
Nice weight of 25.2 grams
These wonderful cufflinks display an unusual design of textures, lobes and "dimples."
The face measures 7/8" x 3/4" by longest and widest, The face's side is "1/4" wide. They have hinged, bullet toggles, good heft and are in excellent condition.
These cast sterling silver cuff links feature nicely detailed scrolled edges and are set with marquis-cut faux ruby cabochons. They exhibit hardly any wear, and the cabochons are securely mounted. The bridge bars are also secure and show no repairs or metal stress. The backs bear the maker’s mark of the Howard Sterling Company, Providence, RI, 1878-1902. Each button measures 5/8 inch long by 3/8 inch wide. Gross weight: 5.9 grams
A classic design of engine-turned engraved vertical lines and molded edges on the larger, rectangular buttons, the smaller sides ovular with a textured surface. The cuff links are lightweight but well made, and appear to have been hardly worn. The connections and bridge bars are very secure; both bars are marked 835 for silver content with double-struck crabs, apparently to indicate Paris (silver mark used 1838-1962). The maker's mark also appears in a diamond-shaped reserve...
Decorated with circular engraved centers and white enamel Greek key borders. The bridge bars and connecting rings are in excellent condition. There are tiny spots of tarnish, especially around the embedded enamel. Marked sterling on the reverse; each button measures about ½ inch across. Weight: 5.9 grams total
With one side molded as lilies with fine detail, attached by a curved bridge bar to ovular anchor buttons. They are marked sterling with a script mark of L, possibly LaPierre Manufacturing Co. of Newark, NJ. Each flower measures 5/8 inch long by ½ inch wide. Weight: 5.6 grams total
A really beautiful pair of double-sided Edwardian 14K white gold cufflinks, the round faces ornately pierced in design reminiscent of the rose windows in Gothic cathedrals. One face of each pair is centered with a pale blue sapphire that contrasts nicely with the surrounding white metal. The cufflinks take on a wide range of appearance depending on the color of shirt fabric showing through the piercing. The connectors are hallmarked by Taylor & Co.
Origin: America, ca. 1915...
A nice pair of Edwardian double-sided cufflinks worked in platinum over 14K gold. The hexagonal faces are decorated with ornate engine-turned engraving and are set with French-cut blue sapphires with a strongly violet tint to the blue. The backs of the faces are marked "Plat on 14K" and the connectors bear a maker's mark.
Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: 1/2" diameter. Weight: 5.9 grams. Approximate Total Sapphire Weight: .21 cts.
A handsome and unusual pair of Art Deco silver cufflinks, the round faces decorated with mother-of-pearl disc centered with carnelian cabochons. The discs are engraved with concentric rings. The mother-of-pearl is a very nice contrast to the luminous orange-reddish carnelian. The backs of the faces are marked "830" for the silver content and the removable connectors are marked "Germany".
Origin: Germany, ca. 1920. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: 1/2" diameter. Weight: 4.8 gr...
A fine pair of men's 18K yellow gold and genuine dark salmon color coral cufflinks. Each measures 22.9mm long x 17.1mm wide. Both are in excellent pre-owned condition. And have combined weight of 14.3 dwt. Marked 750 on each shaft.
This is an elegant set of 14K gold cufflinks with two cobalt blue inlaid hardstone (probably Lapis Lazuli) stripes. There are four matching studs with one diagonal stripe of inlaid hardstone (probably Lapis Lazuli). The cufflinks are marked 14K and have a maker's mark of an H and S combined in a shield. The cufflinks measure 1/2" square and the studs measure 5/16" square. Condition is excellent and they probably date c. 1970. The set weighs 17.6 grams total.
A fine pair of Russian butterscotch amber and silver two sided cufflinks dating from the 1920s or 30s. (the amber is earlier) The cufflinks have Russian marks and also test silver on the connectors. They measure 7/16" square and weigh 4.1 grams. Condition is excellent.
A fine pair of vintage solid 18K yellow gold two sided love knot cufflinks with bezel set cabochon rubies in the center of each side. The gold has a textured surface often used in the 1950s and 60s. The cufflinks are hinged on both sides to make for easy shirt access. They are marked 18K and have the maker's initials ABL. The tops measure 9/16" and the backs 3/8" and they weigh 12.8 grams. The rubies have natural inclusions on the stones which are only visible with a jewelers's loupe...
A 5 piece gray mother of pearl dress set by "VOGUE" in the original box. The set consists of a pair of cufflinks and 3 shirt studs. All pieces are mother of pearl. The cufflinks have white metal edges that match the studs with yellow metal backs. The studs are silver colored metal. Each of the cufflink pieces are marked "VOGUE" on the back.
Measurements: Cuff links 1/2" diameter
Studs 1/4" diameter
A very fine dress set comprising a pair of double-sided cufflinks and four shirt studs. The faces are worked as star-cut frosted rock crystal discs set in platinum borders with engine-turned engraving and centering French-cut blue sapphires. The connectors and stud findings are in 14K yellow gold. The sapphires have fine, vivid coloring and excellent clarity. The connectors are stamped with Krementz's hallmark and "14K".
Origin: America, ca. 1910. Condition: excellent...
A vintage pair of 14K gold love knot diamond cufflinks with toggle backs. The cufflinks date c. 1980s and are marked 14K and the maker's mark S. The tops of the cufflinks measure 1/2" in diameter. They weigh 8 grams and are in excellent condition.
A fine pair of vintage Black Starr & Frost 18K gold toggle back cufflinks in their original box. The cufflinks have a classic square design with ridges. They measure 3/4" square and weigh 19.7 grams. They are marked BS&F 18K and the maker's mark. Condition is excellent and they date c. 1970s.
Formed as square buttons, with diagonal scores enhanced by oxidation. They are hollow, but have a substantial feel and a nice heft. The larger buttons are marked Taxco; there is no sterling mark but all of the buttons test as sterling silver. The large buttons measure just over ½ inch square; the small ones, just under ½ inch square. Weight: 10 grams total