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Antique WW1 Touch Wud Lucky Charm, c.1915

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SKU: X9277

This antique WW1 Touch Wud lucky charm carries a rich historic background that deserves to be heard! The phrase 'touch wood' is believed to have started circulation in the Victoria era, believed to bring luck to those who touch wood. Drawing from this 'Touch Wud' charms were created during WW1 for soldiers to wear as talismans.

The unique design of this 20th-century pendant is crafted predominantly from a bead of wood, formed into a body with 9ct Gold arms and legs. With pink Paste eyes to finish, the twinkle in the eye of this Touch Wud charm is enough to win you over!

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Description

This antique WW1 Touch Wud lucky charm carries a rich historic background that deserves to be heard! The phrase 'touch wood' is believed to have started circulation in the Victoria era, believed to bring luck to those who touch wood. Drawing from this 'Touch Wud' charms were created during WW1 for soldiers to wear as talismans.

The unique design of this 20th-century pendant is crafted predominantly from a bead of wood, formed into a body with 9ct Gold arms and legs. With pink Paste eyes to finish, the twinkle in the eye of this Touch Wud charm is enough to win you over!

Item Details

ERA: Early 20th Century, c.1915

MEASUREMENTS: Pendant is 25mm long, including jump-ring. 
Pendant is 12mm in diameter.
Weight: 1.5g

MATERIALS: Tests as 9ct Gold arms & legs, Wooden body, pink Paste.

STAMPS: '9CT' on arms & legs. 
HALLMARKS:
Since we have dated this piece as being made before 1950, a hallmark is not required in order for it to be sold in line with UK hallmarking legislation.

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

Condition

EXCELLENT. Especially when considering her grand age and history, this antique WW1 Touch Wud lucky charm is in excellent condition. Each component is securely connected and the Gold has a lovely buttery hue. The wood is perfectly spherical with no damage to note. With a jump-ring to finish, if you were on the hunt for a new lucky charm this Edwardian pendant could be the one for you!

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  • Orders placed by 1pm (GMT) will be dispatched the same day

RETURNS:

You can return your item for a full refund for any reason by simply getting in touch to let us know within 14 days of receiving it.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR ORDER:

This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

Please message us or call +44(0)117 925 4798 if you have any questions!

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