Huge & Gorgeous Early 1940's "Friends Forever" Brooch for the Inter-American Scholarship Fund
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Huge & Gorgeous Early 1940's "Friends Forever" Brooch for the Inter-American Scholarship Fund

Code: 0t63hfh20021ias

$175.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a huge and gorgeous early 1940's Amigos Siempre ("Friends Forever") donation brooch for the Inter-American Scholarship Fund by Coro. The brooch was commissioned by Elanor Roosevelt and designed by one Lester Gaba. These brooches were sold for the price of $3.95, from which the proceeds went to the Inter-American Scholarship fund. The flags on the pin, of which there are 21, are representative of the countries of North and South America.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/4" x 2-3/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted and Lacquered brass plated white metal

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with locking over-under swivel catch

MARKINGS: "AMIGOS SIEMPRE. CORO DES. PAT. PEND."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Charity Organization collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEZ17 LAGEX3/17

CONDITION: 9 (Excellent-Near Mint): Very nice details, light wear, and overall Excellent/Near Mint condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.