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Antique silver pin, Heraldic lion, Edwardian

Antique silver pin, Heraldic lion, Edwardian

Regular price £129.00 GBP
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An unusual antique sterling silver pin or brooch.

It is a squared shield shaped pin with a heraldic crest design featuring a rampant lion, there is a banner with the letters W. H. S. G.

Below there is the text: For excellence in drilling 1910, obviously presented as a medal or award.

On the reverse the pin is fully hallmarked for sterling silver, Birmingham Assay Office, 1909, maker John Linegar.

There are also the letters E. M. F which is possibly the initials of the person this was presented to.

Very unusual, it is quite heavy for a small piece.

It has a c type clasp fastener.

Condition:
Good used condition overall, minor signs of use and wear, light surface wear and some patina.

Approx measurements:
1.5" length,
1.10" width at the widest point
Weighs approx 14.31 grams

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