• Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Cufflinks Bachelor Buttons
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Cufflinks Bachelor Buttons
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Cufflinks Bachelor Buttons

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Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Cufflinks Bachelor Buttons

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Details

Antique Victorian cufflinks featuring a beautiful engraved pattern of leaves, with three curved lines meeting in the middle. This type of cufflink was called solitaires and later renamed bachelor buttons. They were made by George West in 1872 in England. On the back of the cufflinks, there is a spring action mechanism allowing for the two halves of the cufflink to come away from one another, this action was patented, as indicated by the words 'WEST'S PATENT'. The front of the cufflink is 9ct yellow gold while the rest of the piece is brass.

 

These pieces could be worn as men or women's cufflinks alternatively they could be worn on the lapels of a button down shirt.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

MEASUREMENTS

The cufflinks measure 1.8cm / 0.7" in diameter and 1.1cm / 0.4" in thickness.

 

CONDITION

Excellent

 

SKU

8006

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