C/B Spirite A La Antique Victorian Edwardian Gold Medal Winner Corset! Petticoat, camisole & other props not included. My presentations lend suggestion for proper placement of garments in display or careful wear with respect to age. The petticoat shown is not available at this time but will be offered in the near future.
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Feel free just to drop by & say Hello. Corset ships in a sturdy medium priority rate box for it's protection to limit it's time in transit. Description, history & general age issues. Just in time for your spring gowns of all colours. A most becoming Gibson Girl Gold Medal Winner Corset in absolutely wonderful condition!
Period photo ad from online source. Here's your chance to own a true. She looks like an ad straight from a turn of the century corset advertisement. Honoured to present a rare & beautiful C/B a la Spirite gold winning model of two World's Fairs.
Paris Exposition of 1889 & the Chicago Columbian Exposition of 1893. She exemplifies the beginning of the famous"S-Bend, S-Curve" of the Gibson Girl figure. See how gracefully she hugs the mannequin figure. Please know, I took great caution in displaying this beauty.I did not cinch the laces too tightly. So as not to cause damage to this historical garment.
She hasn't seen much wear. She still seems very strong. He ends of the laces are frayed with a knot. She is a striking rich black embossed with gold flossing at the top & bottom with a thin white flossing decoration in between.The gold trim at the top. All hooks are stamped with. The C/B company name into the metal. Hooks & knobs are all present. The stamp inside is not faded & in bright legible condition. C/B a la Spirite Corsets. Some gold flossing strings have let go both on the exterior & interior of which I tried to photograph for you. All bones seem to be still tightly placed & woven into their channels. During my inspection, I did not feel broken bones/stays but that's not to say there may not be one in there. It doesn't seem so. There is some age browning marks inside that I've tried to photograph. Two areas on the interior back of the busk side with hooks seem to have repairs to the coutil.
These repairs seem to be done very well. The is some fraying on the interior upper area of the corset near. The top of the busk. Most probably from fastening the corset.
Along the top, the flossing trim has let go. In some places & others it may be missing.(See photos) On the exterior of the corset on the back channel of. The left side when worn, 8th eye up from the bottom, there is a repair & a small hole although it does not go through. Just below the repair there is what seem like a dimple in the fabric. I find about 3 eyes on the same left section panel that have had some strengthening with black thread. There may be a light whitish mark or two on the exterior fabric.
Not sure if I'm seeing that or just a color variation. Inside, in the interior at the very top of the left side corset panel, the channel at the very back near the laces.Has opened a bit at the very top. And one can see the very tip of the bone/stay. If there's more, I cannot see them. The black hides any imperfections very well.
Measurements Approximate Lying Flat & best to my ability. Frontal Busk Length: 14 1/4 inches.
Waist: Measured across the waist tape as best I could approximately a bit over 20 inches. (measurement of each corset section across approximately 10 1/4 inches). IF I HAVE MISSED SOMETHING, IT IS BECAUSE MY EYES COULD NOT SEE IT. Props/forms not included, for display purposes only.Camisole on mannequin is not included. It is for the protection of the mannequin body only. Draping remnants are not included but for proper/accurate display & presentation of goods only. Celebrating another year servicing customers Worldwide! You are responsible for any additional import charges by your country. I highly suggest it due to the way packages are handled these days. Postal rates have increased yet once again in the new year. Many times it has left me paying the difference.
C/B Spirite A La Antique Victorian Edwardian Gold Medal Winner Corset" is in sale since Sunday, March 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses".ghost" and is located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.