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Vintage 9ct Gold "Puffy" Heart Locket with 16" Chain c.1948

SKU: 2016
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This romantic 9ct Gold puffy heart-shaped locket was made just after World War II and bears English hallmarks for 1948. It's beautifully crafted from rich 9ct Yellow Gold and has pretty foliate engravings and tiny little flowers on both sides. 

The locket has a "puffy" three-dimensional profile so it really looks beautiful catching the light as you move.

The dainty size is perfect for daily wear! We've added a 16" 9ct Gold plated chain so it's ready to wear or gift straight away.

(Unlike most Gold plated chains this one is 9ct Gold over Sterling Silver and plated very thickly, so it won't discolour or tarnish at all. Treated with care it should last a lifetime and no-one will know it's not Gold unless they check the hallmarks!)

A perfect gift for any occasion, or a well-deserved treat!

Item Details:

ERA: Vintage, c.1948

MEASUREMENTS: The locket is 25mm tall including bail, 20mm tall without. 
15mm wide.
Weight: 3.3g

MATERIALS: 9ct Yellow Gold.

HALLMARKS:  "9", ".375", Birmingham assay, daye letter "Y" for the year 1948.


EXCELLENT:  This lovely 9ct Gold "puffy" heart locket is in excellent condition, with no signs of age-related wear. The hinge is nice and tight and the locket snaps closed firmly. There are original frames in both sides so that two small photographs can be securely held and there are no scratches, dents or dings. It's simply a gorgeous romantic locket that's ready to be worn and enjoyed!


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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!

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