Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace

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Antique Victorian silver sovereign case from 1898-1899 in England.The case has a button at the top of the pendant which when pressed released the front of the piece, inside the case a single sovereign can be secured. In the Victorian era the Ivy leaf symbolised love, affection, fidelity, friendship and affection

 

Unfortunately we do not use sovereigns today and the original purpose of the piece cannot be performed with modern day money, however, the case could be used as a locket for a picture or memento secured in the spring compartment.

 

The piece has two hallmarks the case dates back to 1898-1899 and the ring on the top is hallmarked 1972-1973  most likely the piece was fixed.

 

HALLMARK

Lion, Y (1898-1899)

 

MEASUREMENTS

The case measure 4.5cm / 1.7" in height and 2.9cm / 1.1" in width. The chain measures 45.7cm / 18" in length.

 

CONDITION

Excellent

 

SKU

6207

Antique Victorian silver sovereign case from 1898-1899 in England.The case has a button at the top of the pendant which when pressed released the front of the piece, inside the case a single sovereign can be secured. In the Victorian era the Ivy leaf symbolised love, affection, fidelity, friendship and affection

 

Unfortunately we do not use sovereigns today and the original purpose of the piece cannot be performed with modern day money, however, the case could be used as a locket for a picture or memento secured in the spring compartment.

 

The piece has two hallmarks the case dates back to 1898-1899 and the ring on the top is hallmarked 1972-1973  most likely the piece was fixed.

 

HALLMARK

Lion, Y (1898-1899)

 

MEASUREMENTS

The case measure 4.5cm / 1.7" in height and 2.9cm / 1.1" in width. The chain measures 45.7cm / 18" in length.

 

CONDITION

Excellent

 

SKU

6207

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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