ANTIQUE / VINTAGE BLUE GLASS / RHINESTONE HATPINS, LOT OF NINE, including one with a large blue glass stone to center surrounded by colorless rhinestones, one with turquoise-colored cabochons and colorless rhinestones, one with a knot-form gold-filled top having two turquoise-colored cabochons, and one with a round blue glass top that reacts under black light and a colorless rhinestone to tip. Knot-form marked "ARG", remainder unmarked. Late 19th/first half 20th century. 6" to 11 3/4" LOA.
Good to very good overall condition with some wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including worn spots/losses to metal finishes, minor to moderate bending, nicks, possibly one or a few minor flakes to glass/rhinestones, and spots of light corrosion on pins; knot-form hatpin with a small loss to edge of one cabochon, the other cabochon with probably as-made abnormalities; one with round blue glass top that reacts under black light having a sliver chip and a few minute flakes to medial edge of glass; one with small round top having dark blue glass center with a spot of loss to edge of glass.
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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.