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Lot 0013
A translucent green carved Bakelite and bangle
Vertical ribs, the interior lined with brass, 3/8" thick, 1 1/8" wide, 2 1/2" inside
From the Rodrigo J. Mouré Estate, of Bowling Green, VA. Mr. Mouré, a pioneer in the plastic jewelry industry in the 1930s, opened the Manhattan Bakelite company, Alta Novelty, with his brother Robert, in 1936. Alta Novelty supplied jewelry to numerous exclusive department stores on Fifth Avenue, as well as stores in Boston, Los Angeles, and Neiman Marcus in Texas.

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13: Translucent green & brass Bakelite bangle

Estimate $150 - $250Feb 21, 2003
Morris Plains, NJ, USA