#s 1, 2, 3, and 5 all have functioning pins. #4 has a circular mechanism to accommodate a chain.

1) Girl in a blue-green fancy dress in artistic pose. Pin measures about 2_ x 2 inches.

2) Man with pink shirt, floppy collar, and bow tie. Pink cheeks, too. Pin measures about 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 inches.

3) Endearing girl, closeup. Pin measures about 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 inches.

4) Dashing handsome man with piercing eyes and goatee. Circular, about 1_ inches in diameter.

5) Dignified man with an abundance of curls and mound of hair on his head. Pin measures about 2_ x 1 7/8 inches.

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Condition:(1) Light wipes. (2) The pink is much more evident with even slight tilting, where it really comes forth. (3) Disturbances are on the glass, not the image. It is our opinion that cleaning the glass would greatly enhance the image. We assume an experienced jeweler could do that. (4) Light wipes. Can?'t tell if spots are on glass or plate, though it might just be the former. (5) Scratches.

Estimate: $350 - $600
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