Blackbird Antiques and Vintage Collectibles
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1960 item #1094841 (stock #240a6)
Blackbird Antiques
$225.00

Measurements: 3.5" x 1.5" with 1/4" dome

In very good condition with no loss to paint or surface scratches.

Pin finding is original two part with safety closure.

Rich honey color "butterscotch" bakelite. Deeply carved "apple juice" center.

Dating to the 1940's.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1096305 (stock #71)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

Measurements: 5" long x 1/8" at the widest point of the needle x 1 1/2" long chains x 3/4" diameter "love token."

Pin back marked "sterling" with a very blurry mark which appears to be a lion rampant.

The brooch components are a needle with a silver love token showing the symbol of the English Broderers (Embroidery) Guild and initials on the reverse.

The disc referred to as a "love token" was traditionally created from a silver coin, polished smooth and decorated with personal designs....

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Bottles : Perfume : Pre 1940 item #1096992 (stock #jtat)
Blackbird Antiques
$45.00

Measurements: 3 3/4" tall x 1 7/8" base diameter x 2 1/4" largest diameter with a 1 3/4" stopper

A lovely, diminutive perfume or cologne bottle in the hobnail pattern.

The ground glass stopper fits snugly so that the bottle is totally usable.

No chips, cracks, sick glass or other damages...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1097434 (stock #270a77)
Blackbird Antiques
$685.00

Measurements:

BELT: total length 29 1/2" x 1 7/8" wide

SILVER MEDALLIONS: round: 2 1/2" diameter; rectangular: 2 1/2" x 1 1/2"

This belt was purchased from an estate whose owner traveled extensively in the 1950's - 1970's, during which time she purchased a number of Navajo pieces.

The 11 medallions on the belt are of sand cast silver (tested and guaranteed) centered with round cabochons of turquoise colored glass...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #1098535 (stock #997/31)
Blackbird Antiques
$40.00
According to orange paper which accompanied the cigar memorabilia, this is a hobby "for everyone." Included in this group are 40+ vintage cigar bands (some are Havanas), a certificate from the United Cigar Stores Company of America used to redeem merchandise from their catalog, and the information (in German) regarding purchase of supplies for this hobby.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1100944 (stock #9226)
Blackbird Antiques
$650.00

Measurements:

1 1/2" x 1" with 31 brilliant cut diamonds. Total WEIGHT with stones: 6.5 grams. Total CARAT weight: 1/2 carat +

This type of brooch is also referred to as a "pearl enhancer" because of the special fitting which allows the enhancer/brooch to attach seamlessly to 5-7mm pearls (or any smooth 5-7mm bead). When not used as an enhancer, it may be worn as an elegant brooch/pin. Pin finding has a traditional safety clasp.

The diamonds are all guaranteed as genuine...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1101534 (stock #R/ib)
Blackbird Antiques
$75.00

Measurements:

3" x 2 1/4" with a 3/4" brass, screw top cylinder (1/8" diameter)

This is the first time I have come across a brooch/pin like this (although someone else may have seen many). The metal is pot metal or "base" metal which is (cold paint) enameled in a variety of floral colors: red, pink, blue, yellow and green with multi colored high lights. Each flower is centered with a rhinestone in a full, closed back bezel...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1970 item #1101763 (stock #730)
Blackbird Antiques
$24.00

Measurements: 3" x 1 1/4"

Brass plated metal in the shape of a full hand which holds the page(s) of a book between the thumb and palm.

I purchased this charming bookmark from an estate. Most of the pieces in the estate were from the 1950's - 1970's.

Useful and usable and kinder than bending the corner of a page to mark your place.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1970 item #1104764 (stock #b/at)
Blackbird Antiques
$45.00

Measurements: 2 1/4" x 1 1/2" with a 3/4" diameter "trembler" flower.

Lovely wiggle of the white rhinestone flower on its spring.

All stones in place though several rhinestones appear to be replacements - not obvious unless viewed close up. Priced accordingly.

Clearly signed as Coro.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Iron : Pre 1910 item #1105128 (stock #b/at1190)
Blackbird Antiques
$150.00

Measurements:

Outside height: 7 3/4" x outside width: 7"

Interior oval: 3 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Weight: 2.4 pounds

I have owned this particular frame for over 20 years. It was originally purchased at an estate sale New Hampshire. I date the frame to the early 1900's, though it may be earlier.

The frame is made of cast iron. The painted surface appears to be original...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Pre 1980 item #1106887 (stock #259a)
Blackbird Antiques
$125.00

TWO PIECE GROUP OF VINTAGE LOUIS VUITTON

Measurements: LUGGAGE/IDENTIFICATION TAG: 2" x 5 1/2" (including the leather belt style attachment)

CHANGE PURSE: 3 1/2" X 4 1/2"

Dating to the time when beautiful luggage tags could be used! pre 1960's?? Use the tag today as an identification tag for the matching Louis Vuitton change purse being listed here or your own matching Louis Vuitton handbag.

Fine, original condition - even the leather strap on the tag and the zipper of the little ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1950 item #1107724 (stock #928/80/19)
Blackbird Antiques
$135.00

This listing is for a COLLECTION of vintage bowling memorabilia including a 1950's glitter pocket knife (2 1/4" x1/2"), a 1940's reverse intaglio key chain (1" diameter), a pair of chrome plated full figure bowler cuff links (3/4" diameter), and an amazing early 1900's silver plated bowling watch fob (6" long x 1 1/4" wide).

The listed price is for the entire collection spanning a period of over 50 years.

No maker's marks on any of the pieces...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1112509 (stock #200/1)
Blackbird Antiques
$785.00

Measurements:TOTAL height: 3 3/4" x TOTAL width: 2 3/4" x 1/2" depth.

The arrow is very three dimensional, with carved feather details. The chain holding the two pieces together is the usual celluloid. The "puffy" heart has subtle golden marbling that I was unable to photograph clearly. It is also VERY three dimensional.

The pin back is secured with two original screws. This type of pin back finding was used in the earlier bakelite jewelry...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1114524 (stock #b/at057)
Blackbird Antiques
$165.00

Measurements: Size 9 with 5.2 grams of 10 karat yellow gold and a beautiful 20 point diamond graded at SI.

I date the ring to the 1960's because of the simple and elegant design using a combination of bright and matte gold finishes.

While some viewers may see this as a man's ring; I can see it being worn by a woman as well - so I call it "unisex" - you decide.

No damages or repairs...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1114888 (stock #100b/at)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

Measurements:

Approx. 1 1/4" diameter with original clip back findings. The Miriam Haskell signature is part of the clip finding.

The design consists of a pair of black enameled flowers; each centered with bright rhinestones in prong settings, and 12 tiny white glass flowers - also centered with prong set rhinestones.

All stones appear to be original; no damages or repairs.

Lovely design suitable for any season - similar to several Hess designs created in the 1940's-1950's.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1116661 (stock #241a10)
Blackbird Antiques
$195.00

Measurements: 3 1/4" x 2 1/2" x 1" depth of domed surface.

8 layers of lucite laminate running from brilliant red through bright orange interspersed with three black layers which help to make the colors POP.

Created in the 1960's using the best of the op art/pop art/Carnaby Street design style.

In undamaged condition, without scratches or chips.

Strung on silk cord.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1118220 (stock #172/16)
Blackbird Antiques
$295.00

Measurements: 2 5/8" x 3 3/4" @ 2 1/4 oz. of silver

Hallmarks indicate Dutch/Netherlands origin with 2 date marks: one is an "M" for 1845; the second is found on the tongue of the buckle and is an Old English style "D" for 1885. (The second mark is not shown in the photos.)

Undamaged and without repairs. Shown unpolished.

The design is a casting of a series of urns, women in fancy headdresses, and laurel leaves with fancy scrollwork all around.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1118317 (stock #212/13)
Blackbird Antiques
$595.00

Size 7 with 1/4 carat twt of diamonds (SI) and one carat twt of rubies.

8.8 grams of 14kt gold (weight including stones.)

Top diameter: 5/8"

Dating to the mid Twentieth Century.

Original, undamaged, without repairs and, I believe, with the original high quality stones.

Great matched color and size with a lot of dazzle!