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1930s Changette Brooch, Onyx & Red Enamel, Hidden Compartment


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Did your mom ever advise to “always have cab fare home?” Well now you can with this 1930s Changette brooch.
Approx. Size (cm): 3″ x 1″ (7.5 x 2.5 cm).
Condition: Good, color still intact. The pin is operational. The back has wear per photo.
Era:   1930s.
Mark/Label: Changette, pat. pend.
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Ultra rare 1930s Changette brooch in deep red.

1930s Changette Brooch Details

  • Art Deco red and black enamel brooch.
  • Unique design originally patented in the 30s, by the Changette Company
  • Allows you to carry folded paper money or coins inside.
  • The side door flips open to reveal your money.
  • Red enamel and silver metal with black onyx.
  • These pieces are rare and very collectible.
  • Newspapers of the day claimed this piece was invented by a Russian countess.

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