Item/Description: Vintage Occupied Japan Kentucky Derby-themed "Souvenir of Kentucky" horse-design, heart-shaped silver metal trinket box.
This oh-so-sweet and highly cross-collectible little heart-shaped hinged trinket box, with its exquisitely detailed raised-relief ?copper?-accented lid design depicting an elegant and graceful race-horse standing in a Kentucky field, will appeal to a variety of collectors, ranging from: travel memorabilia and state collectibles enthusiasts; to horses/animal lovers; to metalware admirers; to trinket box connoisseurs!
It is even decoratively lined with a silken material on the inside portion of the bottom half that is a gorgeous and striking hot pink color.
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Age/Period: Vintage - Occupied Japan-era (1945/1947-1952)
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin: Box is engraved on its underside "Made in Occupied Japan.” There are also a few indecipherable numbers.
Material(s)/Format: The trinket box is comprised of silver (? plate) & ?copper? metals, and has a pretty hot pink silken interior lining inside the bottom section.
Size/Measurements: 2 & 3/4"W x 2 & 3/4"L x nearly 1"H/Thick
Quantity: One (1)
Condition Summary: Very good vintage collectible condition, with a lovely patina. The hot pink material lining the interior of the base is completely intact and does not exude any odors. The hinge remains secure, allowing the lid of the box to open and close smoothly. There are a few areas on each side of the base of the trinket box that exhibit some ?rubbing/?tarnish, and some dark areas on its underside.
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