The movie, “Some Like it Hot” starring Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis came out in l959. Skinny ties were in fashion. This thermometer tie clip is from that same era. In contrast to the working thermometer tie clasps one might find, this one makes a personal statement. I spied it while shopping at a large antique mall on the outskirts of Montrose, Colorado.
This miniature glass thermometer on a white plastic base is set in a gold tone metal and overall is in very good vintage condition for its 55+ years of existence. The clasp holds well. It measures 1.5” long and 3/8” wide and is quite whimsical and fun showing its super hot temperature message. The pictures offer greater perspective on its vintage condition and theme.
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