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Object ID 003167

Object Name SwankLamp Post Shaped Light Up Cufflinks

Object Desc Swank cufflinks designed as lamp posts and was once battery operated.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002856a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Jewelry


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 3

Object Date c. 1960

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords cufflinks,menswear,lamp posts,

Title Lamp Post Shaped Light Up Cufflinks

Description Gold colored cufflinks in the shape of lamp posts. There are little light bulbs in each cuff link and at one time did light up.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0.5

Circumference 1.6

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Swank

Maker Details Started around 1897. Produced many cufflinks and costume jewelry for men and women. Expanded into perfume bottles during the 1950s.

Maker Mark S in pentagon


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Image Caption CMY2856A-B



Date MAR 27,2015

Summary Poor

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The cufflinks would have been in perfect condition had it not been for the battery corrosion. Blue-green corrosion surrounds the battery compartment.


Date MAR 29,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from Room 2 - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 3 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin