A classic Scottish silver annular ring brooch designed by Alexander Ritchie and produced by top Scottish silversmiths Henderson & Horner in 1953.
Bearing full Scottish assay marks for Glasgow the brooch has raised button motifs decorated with ancient Celtic symbols & knots against a black acid etched background. Lovely quality in thick gauge silver the brooch has a sturdy pin back with a C-clasp. To add a few more authentic bells and whistles it is also impressed on the back with the design number '210' and 'Made In Scotland'
If you are looking for that distinctive vintage piece that will instantly lift your dark winter jackets and coats out of the doldrums, this may be the one for you. A fabulous Scottish silver Celtic brooch, good for the gents or the ladies, and highly collectible too!
MATERIALS: sterling silver
MEASUREMENTS: 1-5/8" (4cm) diameter
HALLMARKS: 'tree' for Glasgow, 'lion passant' for sterling, 'thistle' for Scotland, date letter 'e' for 1953, makers mark 'H&H Bros', design no. '210' and 'Made In Scotland'
DATE: mid-century, dated 1953
WEIGHT: 13.6 grams
CONDITION: in excellent vintage condition with light surface wear and the pin back in perfect working order, please see photos
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Materials: Sterling Silver.