A great gift for the Vintage Gentleman! Nice 1950s-60s Vintage Mens Gold Tone Cufflinks with black glass ovals carved with Centurion or Gladiator bust designs by SWANK. This fun set consists of 2 gold tone cufflinks with filigree settings and black "stones". This attractive vintage mens accessory set is in fantastic unused or barely used condition, the stones are excellent with no chips or cracks.
The cufflinks have bullet back closures; a torpedo, or bullet shaped, capsule that is suspended between two posts. The bullet can be flipped on its axis to manipulate it through the button holes in the cuff, and then flipped to secure the cufflink on the shirt. Both pieces are impressed with the "S" in shield or pentagon mark used by SWANK.
Formed in 1936, Swank Products, Inc. made accessories for men and began manufacturing gun parts during WWII as well as award items like purple hearts and bronze stars. After the war Swank expanded into other areas, including fragrances, wallets, belts and other accessories for men. In the 1950′s and 60′s, Swank, Inc. began acquiring other brands in order to continue expanding and today a number of recognizable brand names are owned by Swank, Inc., they include Guess?, Liz Claiborne, Geoffrey Beene, Tommy Hilfiger, Kenneth Cole, Nautica and Chaps.
This high quality early men's cufflink set by Swank is in excellent unused or barely used condition. They are a LARGE size, measuring just over 1" tall by 7/8" wide.
Our cufflink sets include a paer gift box with cotton lining and make a beautiful gift for your favorite vintage gentleman!