Wonderful, large 1950s-1960s vintage men's gold tone cufflink set with Maltese Cross design with central cameo of female bust made by SWANK. A novel set! The cufflinks are quite large measuring nearly 1" in length! The cufflinks have bullet back closures. 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. The cufflinks are marked "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 nice early men's cufflink set by Swank is in very good vintage condition with just some light wear to the finish. Our cufflink sets include a handmade paper gift box with cotton lining and make a great gift for your favorite vintage gentleman!