Antique English Victorian Sterling Silver Hinged Bangle Bracelet-hm 1884
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Antique English Victorian Sterling Silver Hinged Bangle Bracelet-hm 1884:
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a fine antique English Victorian sterling silver bangle bracelet.
The piece is hallmarked for sterling silver, Birmingham England, and the maker's mark S. BROS is for Sydenham Bros. This wide hinged bangle features applied floral designs along with engraving on the front half. As was typical, the back half is plain. The bracelet was made in 1884, but 108 years later, British parents gave it as a gift to their daughter to celebrate her excellent performance at school. It is engraved on the inside with Congratulations Jennie on your A Level Success 20th August 1992 Love, Mom and Dad !
The bracelet is over 1 inch wide, and weighs over 1 troy ounce. The clasp holds securely, but there is a safety chain for peace of mind. The bracelet would fit a 6 3/8 inch wrist. There are minor dings on the backside and one on the edge, and there is a small leaf missing from the front-very difficult to notice without magnification.
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