art deco jakob bengel brooch
machine age bengel brooch

1930s Vintage Deco Brooch • Jakob Bengel Era

Regular price £50.00
This Deco brooch is so evocative of a Jakob Bengel design, his work it isn't generally signed but this is in his style so much.
  • A timeless classic of the machine age, art deco period and as wonderful to wear now as it was then. A great collector's piece of Deco modernist jewellery.
  • A bow shaped design made with 3 chrome bars shaped into a wave form and finished with chrome balls on the ends, sitting on a diagonal are shaped black early plastic wings, very likely to be galalith, with a central larger chrome ball.  It looks a little like a propeller.
  • The chrome band is screwed in place on the underside to the plastic.
  • Safety pin design pin, which is a fixing used in the earlier years.

Measures: (to FOLLOW) approx 2"

Condition - There is  slight pitting and natural aging patina but still solid and it is still very wearable.
SIZING

Vintage sizing is very different to modern day sizes, they usually are at least 2 sizes smaller depending on the era of manufacture. So to ensure a good fit please go by the measurements provided. I measure the garment laid flat edge to absolute edge then double, which give the maximum, you will need to measure your own clothes to compare sizing

CONDITION CHART

All items will be sold 'As Is'. Most items are either; dry cleaned,steam cleaned, hand washed or put through the washer unless they arrive in good order or are too old and fragile or otherwise noted.

If they're likely to have attracted a moth then they go straight in the freezer for a few days to kill eggs, this is especially so with fur.

We describe these items to the best of our ability. We check each item carefully and will try to list any notable flaws. These are vintage items and wear consistent with age is normal and should be expected.

Items may be larger or smaller than my mannequin or model and may be clipped or pinned to show fit.

1. PRISTINE :

In our opinion vintage garment possibly in original packaging, never used. – mint condition as new and may have original labels or in original packaging These items will not be unpacked or washed as it would compromise their originality, therefore they may have fading, staining or other issues from years of storage.

2. EXCELLENT:

The item has been worn but is in a perfect or near perfect vintage condition.

3. VERY GOOD :

Worn, with some general, but minimal signs of wear.

4. GOOD :

Will show signs of wear possibly needing a small repair or missing a button.

5. WORN :

Well worn with signs of wear such as a tear, several missing buttons or areas of staining.

6. POOR :

Not fit for wear, but a useful item for research or display.


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