• Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace

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Antique Victorian 1898 Ivy Silver Sovereign Case Locket Necklace

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Details

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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