A great gift for the Vintage Gentleman! Nice Mid Century Modern Mad Men Era 1960s Silver Cufflinks & Tie Tack / Tie Pin by SWANK. Super fun vintage silver tone metal cufflinks and tie tack with satin textured etched pattern in original satin lined presentation box from SWANK. Each cufflink measures a large 7/8" square and the tie tack is 3/8" square. 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. The tie pin has a silver tone clutch backing to secure it to the tie as well as small silver chain with a "T" shaped piece goes through your shirt buttonhole, attaching the tie to your shirt. The pieces are marked "SWANK" as is the original presentation box.
Formed in 1936, Swank Products, Inc. made 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 1950s and 60s, 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 great vintage cufflink set from SWANK is in excellent unused or barely used condition. The case is also very nice silver trim and silver lion in shield design on lid. A great gift for your favorite vintage gentleman!