These double-sided cuff links use the popular-at-the-time celluloid plastic material on the face and can be seen in a similar design on page 80 of the book, Cuff Jewelry by Howard L. Bell, Jr., published in 1994. The ones featured by the author, albeit single sided, are similar in design, date from l910 and are celluloid. These are set in a silver tone base metal and have a double celluloid face with an amber colored center.
These antique cuff links are in the condition found. I would put their condition as good, meaning they have wear commensurate with 100+ years of existence, but they’re generally nice overall, despite signs of age and use. At the time of publication 25+ years ago, the author valued these at $50.00. My pricing reflects a “good” antique condition status.
The cuff link face measures .5” in diameter in an octagon design with an outer turquoise celluloid edge surrounding the inner circle of celluloid. The front and back is a silver tone base metal with crimped edges on the back. The styling has elegance to it, enhanced by the decades of warm patina. The pictures offer greater perspective on the overall style and charm of these antique cuff links.
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