An antique 15ct Gold engraved 'The Buffs 1918' regiment locket which carries a lot of sentiment and history. She is crafted from a rosy-hued 9ct Gold with gorgeous engravings of a dragon and banner that reads 'The Buffs'.
'The Buffs' were a regiment that gained their name in 1744. During the first world war, they served 14 Battalions and were awarded 48 battle honours and 1 Victoria cross. We believe this locket would have been used to keep treasured photos of loved ones safe during these times. With so much more history behind this show-stopping piece, she is any antique collector's dream item!
ERA: Post-Edwardian, c.1918
MEASUREMENTS: Locket is 33mm long, including jump ring.
Locket itself is 25mm in diameter.
MATERIALS: Tests as 15ct Gold throughout
STAMPS & HALLMARKS: '15CT AW' on back of locket
PACKAGING: Your order will be gift wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.
EXCELLENT. This antique 15ct Gold engraved 'The Buffs 1918' regiment locket is in excellent condition! Her 15ct Gold remains glossy throughout with no dings or dents to note. She has both frames and fastens tight keeping your cherished photos secure. This antique Gold locket is ready for the next chapter of her life in the hands of a loving new owner!