Bell Money Clip, a Copper Medallion featuring a Road runner in a desert scene mounted on a nickel silver money clip. While Bell Trading Company often had jewelry made by Navajo craftsmen, the bell hallmark was always used.
This Native American inspired money clip is probably from the late 1950′ to early 60’s. Bell Trading Post, first formed in 1932, began using the Bell hallmark in 1935. Also in 35 Bell merged with Maisel’s Indian Trading Post to form Bell Trading Company. Bell used this hallmark with slightly different wordings until 1962. An Arrow sign post with the bell symbol became the new hallmark in 1962.
Bell Money Clip Size and Condition
This Bell Trading Company Money Clip is in very good condition. With only minor scratches and wear for its age and the copper is bright and shiny. A very well care for money clip. The copper medallion measures 1-3/4″ by 1″. While the nickel Silver money clip measures 2″ by 1″