Vintage Lucite Reverse Painted Banjo Pin
This is a great example of an early Lucite musical instrument brooch. This large banjo pin has a black Lucite neck with incised frets painted in gold. The body is clear with reverse carving painted white on the rear and a black circle with gold outlining on the front. The gold strings are attached by small rivets at the top and bottom. This brooch is 4 1/2" long and the body of the banjo is 1 7/8" in diameter. In excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks, crazing or visible scratches to the Lucite. All of the paint is intact and the gold strings, while a bit loose, are not frayed. The pin mechanism is a simple "c" closure with no safety lock and is in good working condition.
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