ANTIQUE / VINTAGE RHINESTONE AND OTHER METAL BELT OR DRESS BUCKLES, LOT OF 16, each two-part form having metal frame with one or more rhinestones, glass stones, or other material, including a large faux cut-steel-type buckle with two mottled pink glass stones, a small heart-form buckle with turquoise-type chip inlay to centers, a rectangular Art Deco buckle with enameled accents and a center rectangular red glass stone / rhinestone to center, and two small buckles having amber or blue large rhinestones with floral pattern underneath. Faux cut-steel-type buckle marked "E33", buckles having amber and blue rhinestones with flower patterns and small buckle with peach-colored rhinestones each marked "CZECHO / SLOV." or "CZECHO-SLOVAKIA", rectangular Art Deco buckle with enameled accents having hangtag marked "MADE IN / CZECHO-SLOVAKIA", remainder unmarked. Late 19th/first half 20th century. Faux cut-steel-type buckle 5 1/2" x 1 7/8" OA.
Good to very good overall condition with some wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including worn spots/losses to metal finishes, one to some spots/areas of oxidation, some bending, and/or possibly one or a few repairs; silver-toned buckle with green rhinestones having damage, cracks, and losses to rhinestones; square-form buckle with black rhinestones having bars to backs possibly reattached.
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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.