RESERVED FOR LH - Victorian Sterling Silver Medal | Antique Medal | 1898 English Hallmarked Silver Fob Medallion, Fob Clip - 32 Inch Chain

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An antique sterling silver medal from the year 1898, late in the Victorian period. The shield shaped medal has a raised circular cartouche on the front surrounded by an intricate cutwork design.
The medallion suits a long chain beautifully.

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The Medal:
Sterling silver with full hallmarks for the City of Birmingham, England, the year 1898 and the maker's mark 'WJD' for the Birmingham silversmith William James Dingley.

Size: 1.18 x 1.25 inches (30 x 32m) and 2mm thick at the central crest. The drop from the chain including the sterling silver fob clip is 2.5 inches or 64mm. Image #2 shows the medal and chain on a life size torso.

Age: 1898 - 119 years of age.

Weight: 8.1 grams (without chain)

The Chain:
Presented on a new stainless steel chain 32 inches or 81cm long. Stainless steel suits the color of antique silver well and is hypoallergenic. The fob clip is new, antiqued 925 sterling silver and stamped as such. A versatile chain that is a useful wardrobe addition!

Condition: Excellent. No sharp edges to catch on clothing, the medal is polished smooth and lovely to handle.

Janne's Notes:
A Victorian beauty. I'm a great fan of fob medals and the texture and shaping of this one is fabulous.

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