Super quality vintage English silver shield shaped pendant fob bearing British hallmarks for Sheffield 1992. The fob, an award for pigeon racing, is a fairly large size and solid.
It is decorated on the front with a handsome pair of pigeons and engraved "Nottm & Dist. N.R. Fed, G. Daykin & Son, Perth YB 1992" on the back.
A new 18" sterling silver trace chain completes this fabulous necklace. Our chains are fully hallmarked, made in Italy and are high quality, they are oxidised to impart a vintage finish and they have heavy gauge oval links which makes for very attractive and durable necklace.
"Pigeon Fancying" is still a hugely popular pastime in Britain and a traditional sport with a long tradition and royal roots, Queen Elizabeth II is president of the national association and a keen fancier herself! A fabulous quirky pendant, unique and lovely quality, perfect for layering or for wear as a signature piece.
MATERIALS: Sterling silver.
MEASUREMENTS: Pendant 1-1/2" high and 1 " wide (approx 38x25mm). The chain measures 18 inches (46cm) and it fastens with a bolt ring
HALLMARKS: Fob, lion passant for sterling silver, rose for Sheffield, date letter 'S', makers mark J&Co. The chain is stamped '925', '*AR'. WEIGHT: 11 grams
CONDITION: Excellent condition with little signs of wear.