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Antique 9ct Gold Shield Locket c.1871

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SKU: X2747



Dating back to 1871, this antique 9ct Gold shield locket is a fabulous Victorian find. Her regal shield cartouche centre is beautifully framed by an ornate swirled border. Crafted from radiant honey-hued 9ct Gold, she has bundles of character.

Signifying a desire to protect, shield jewellery was adored throughout the Victorian era. Complete with two glass frames hidden inside, this antique locket is the perfect keepsake! 

Item Details:

ERA: Victorian c.1871

MEASUREMENTS: Shield Locket is 23mm long x 21.5mm wide.
Locket including bale and jump ring is 40.5mm long.
Weight: 5.8g.

MATERIALS:  Tests as 9ct Gold, Glass Frames.

STAMPS & HALLMARKS: "JTJ" maker's mark, "9" ".375", Birmingham assay, date letter "W" for the year 1871.

PACKAGING: Your order will be gift wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.


VERY GOOD-EXCELLENT: This antique  antique 9ct Gold shield locket is in superb condition throughout. Boasting full hallmarks, which are clear to the naked eye, we can date this Victorian treasure back to 1871. Her two glass frames inside are an absolute treat for a locket of this age, ensuring your precious photographs are kept safe and secure at all times. Her 9ct Gold has some minor surface wear, however, the body of the locket is free from any dings or dents. Boasting a large jump ring, we can just envision this shield locket looking sensational on a chunky Gold chain!