Blackbird Antiques and Vintage Collectibles
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Pre 1940 item #1277447 (stock #286b28giat)
Blackbird Antiques
$115.00

Measurements: LENGTH: 21" x WIDTH at the widest dimension: 2 1/4" - PAINTINGS: 8 3/4" x 2 1/4" (hand carved wood so the dimensions are close approximations)

Sold at souvenir shops all over the Northeast - anywhere there was a combination of lakes, canoeing, campgrounds and Indian history. This pair of miniature canoe paddles was purchased in the 1930's in the 1,000 Lakes region of New York State. One paddle shows an image entitled "Camping" (note the tents set up on the islands)...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1910 item #1277263 (stock #269a50)
Blackbird Antiques
$165.00

Measurements: TOTAL LENGTH: 25" - EXTENSION LENGTH ONLY: 8 1/2" - SLIDE: 5/8" x 3/8" x 1/4" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 23 grams

This type of long chain had many uses for the Victorian woman. Using a watch pin, the chain could be used to hold a lapel watch. At its full length (with or without the extender), the chain could be used to hold a lady's lorgnette or, less commonly, to hold a hand warmer or muff during the cold weather.

The entire chain is Victorian...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1277078 (stock #296ahb)
Blackbird Antiques
$345.00

Measurements: SIZE 6 1/4 - THICKNESS: 3mm - TOTAL WEIGHT: 10.4 grams

This is a classic, unisex design displaying both elegance and simplicity.

Please note that the size is a 6 1/4 and that the ring cannot be sized.

The construction of the band is that of a solid piece of 14kt gold into which a 1/4" groove was cut. Within that groove, a circle of jade was inlaid...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1910 item #1276911 (stock #bat073)
Blackbird Antiques
$145.00

Measurements: TOTAL LENGTH: 1 3/4" (bale to bottom of pearl) - GREATEST WIDTH: 3/4"

Simple and elegant - suitable for most ages.. I think of this type of pendent as an Edwardian Sweet Sixteen gift.

As is usual for this type of lavalier, the metal is (marked) 10 karat gold...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1276751 (stock #je1)
Blackbird Antiques
$365.00

Measurements: WIDTH: 5 3/4" x LENGTH: 6 1/2" x HEIGHT: 4" - Approx. THICKNESS of wood: 3/8" - Approx. THICKNESS of marquetry inlay: 3/16"

All crafted by hand - dating from the late 1800's to the early 1900's. Judging by the designs, this is an American made piece - a possible love token, jewelry box, keepsake box...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1960 item #1276629 (stock #170a)
Blackbird Antiques
$68.00

Measurements: LENGTH: 7" - LARGEST CHARM: 1" X 1"

For someone of almost any age, with an interest in Westerns, Cowboys, Cowgirls, Horses, and/ or old movies made in the 1950's featuring Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, the Lone Ranger.....or just with a great sense of humor and whimsey. Wear the charm bracelet alone or with others from the same time period.

The enamel is in 95% condition with just a ding to the green chaps.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1276366 (stock #16)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

Measurements: Approx...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Bottles : Perfume : Pre 1950 item #1276189 (stock #304a20)
Blackbird Antiques
$58.00

Measurements: BOX: 1 1/4" x 3 1/4" x 1 5/8" - BOTTLE: Height: 2 1/4" - Diameter: 1"

Both the box and bottle are in good condition with minor damages:

One end of the BOX COVER shows old, clear tape holding the end together - although, because the paper covering is a busy pattern imitating Hawaiian woven grass, the tape is not immediately noticeable.

The LABEL on the box is very legible with just a bit of the bottom corners missing...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1275813
Blackbird Antiques
$115.00

Measurements: 3/4" x 1/2" - WEIGHT: 3.2 grams of sterling silver

This unusual little brooch was used either to hold a handkerchief pinned to a dress bodice or to lift a light dress train, securing the train away from the floor. Very Victorian.

Signed Unger Brothers and lightly monogramed: "G B." The edges are decorated with Nouveau style repousse work.

The pin stem is original, extending beyond the body of the brooch - also indicating the age of the brooch...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1275567 (stock #b/at07363)
Blackbird Antiques
$48.00

Measurements: Oval Coral Cabochons: 5mm x 10mm

Very good condition with only the slight wear expected to a piece of jewelry with 100 years of usage.

These cuff links have a fixed "bean" shaped backing.

The metal is bright gold tone and polishes beautifully.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1274791 (stock #98.3)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

Measurements: INTERIOR DIAMETER: 2 1/2" - EXTERIOR CIRCUMFERENCE: 7 3/4" - LIPSTICK: 2" long x 1/2" diameter

I have seen dance compacts and purses, but not a charm bangle bracelet with a lipstick. This style of jewel encrusted ornamentation reflects the popular French Revival designs from 1915-1940. However, the metal work is also in the style of Etruscan Revival...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1273858 (stock #236-11)
Blackbird Antiques
$45.00

Measurements: 1 1/4" x 1" x 1/2" depth

High end costume earrings, signed in script: Ginnie Johanson. VERY Medieval influence design, very three dimensional...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1273366 (stock #240b)
Blackbird Antiques
$165.00

Measurements: 2" (tall) x 1 1/2" (width) x 1/2" (depth) - WEIGHT: 16.9 grams

Signed Joseff brooch in excellent condition featuring a very detailed and three dimensional Native American head.

From the Joseff of Hollywood website: "Founded by young designer and entrepreneur Eugene Joseff in 1928, Joseff of Hollywood was the most renowned designer of on-screen jewelry during the Golden Age of Hollywood...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1273097 (stock #babsb)
Blackbird Antiques
$165.00

Measurements: 6 1/2" long (small size) x 1/4" wide - WEIGHT: 1/2 oz. sterling - THICKNESS: 4mm

This simple, elegant design is characteristic of Margot de Taxco c.1950's - combining sterling silver with black enamel and created with her solid craftsmanship. No damages or repairs. Photographed unpolished as always with my vintage jewelry.

Unlike Margot's multi colored enamel work, this bracelet is an understated "goes with everything" piece, suitable for work and/or more formal wear...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1271619 (stock #237.24)
Blackbird Antiques
$65.00

Measurements: FULLY EXTENDED: 4 1/2' - FULLY COMPRESSED: 2" - WEIGHT EACH: 7 1/2 grams of enameled metal (aluminum?)

Step out of your comfort zone with these incredible earrings. Beautifully constructed of lightweight metal - each section attached with a RIVET for solid stability...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1950 item #1271141 (stock #153-9 -29.83)
Blackbird Antiques
$185.00

Measurements: each 7 1/4" long and 1/2" wide, with cabochon "gems" approximately 1/4" height

No damages or repairs. Just fabulous faux slides attached to gold tone base metal covered with a rainbow of glass gems.

This listing is for all THREE slide style bracelets. 1940's - 1950's Victorian Revival.

Wear them singly (and give the others as gifts) or wear all together for a true fashion statement.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1270171 (stock #181.12)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

Measurements: 1" x 1" x 1/4" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 1/2 oz. of silver - unmarked but tested and guaranteed as described.

I love these earrings! They are a great example of the understated elegance Mid Century jewelry - a deceptively simple, abstract linear design - arrows? snakes? directionals? other? The dark lines are either black enamel of decorative oxidation.

Photographed in original, unpolished condition.

In very fine condition except for one dimple at the end of one arm. I did not polis...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1970 item #1269908 (stock #40244)
Blackbird Antiques
$195.00

Measurements: WEIGHT: 35.4 grams - LENGTH: 15.5" all around - FRONT TO BACK: 5" - OPENING: 3"

Ronald Hayes Pearson's iconic "V" neckband, collar or torque. First produced in 1959, it is a triumph of clean, modernist design. This quietly elegant statement necklace rests comfortably across the collarbone, and is forged from a single piece of sterling silver.

Clearly marked as "sterling" and "Pearson."

An excellent example of Modernist design.

Pearson died in 1997, though his...