This is my second re-imagining of the classic ’62 Corvette as a steampowered vehicle. The ’62 is unique among Corvette stylings; it featured rounded front fenders like earlier Corvette models AND it has a “flat” back deck like the Corvette Stingray (the Stingray was introduced the next year.) This makes it uniquely well suited for me to re-imagine with a steam boiler on the rear deck.
This brooch is 3 3/8 inches (8.5 cm) long x 1 5/16 inch (3.3cm) high and just under 1/2 in (1.2cm) deep. It has 4 moving parts: the door opens/closes, the steering wheel turns and both wheels turn. This brooch is made of pewter, brass, sterling silver and nickel silver.
This brooch comes with the frame shown above, so that it may be displayed when not being worn. The frame measures 8 1/2 in (21.5 cm) x 6 1/2 in (16.6 cm).