Mid Century Exquisite Rare Brooch Multicoloured Lucite Leaves And Crystals
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Mid Century Exquisite Rare Brooch Multicoloured Lucite Leaves And Crystals:
VINTAGE BROOCH BY EXQUISITE.WITH LUCITE AND CRYSTALS.SIGNED ON BACK.THIS IS ONE OF THE EARLY PRODUCT,FROM THE 50'S.ExquisiteThis was one of the ranges produced by the Watson Group Ltd. Originally started by W A P Watson (Walter Archibald Parker) a gilt chain maker in the late Victorian period to the early twentieth century. He sold gilt chains in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham. In 1914 WAP Watson went of to WW1 and sold his business to Augustus Power and Clarence Flint. They kept the founders name and continued to produce costume and a small range of silver only stopping to assist in war work as necessary for both WW1 (and WW2). It was possible that WAP Watson intended to return but he was injured and invalid out of the Royal Warwick Regiment in 1923.In1954 the company introduced "Exquisite Company" and instead of producing jewellery as a wholesaler as previous, W A P Watson's now started to produce their own named jewellery (and souvenirs) direct to the retailers.They continued producing imitation jewellery and souvenirs until the 1970s, where the influx of cheap jewellery from Hong Kong and other Asian areas made it difficult to continue. Many of the UK and world wide jewelers were forced to close their doors in this period.ALL ORIGINAL STONES,WAS IN MY PRIVATE COLLECTION !NOW I LET IT GO ,MAKE HAPPY ANOTHER ONE !
IN GOOD WORKING CONDITION.SOLD "AS SEEN ".SEE MY PHOTOS AS PART OF DESCRIPTION !
PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU offer! CUSTOMER AGREES WITH ALL MYPOLICIES! IF YOU BUY 2 OR MORE ITEMS FROM ME I DO COMBINE POSTAGE BUT USE BASKET FIRST !
PLEASE ONLY offer IF YOU INTEND TO PAY, AS I DON’T HAVE TIME FOR TIME WASTERS ! ! IF YOU ARE AN INTERNATIONAL buyer CONTACT ME BEFORE offerDING WITH ANY QUESTIONS, OR ABOUT P&P COSTS. WINNING buyer WILL PAY, VIA PAYPAL, WITHIN 3 DAYS AFTER YOU PURCHASE THIS sale .I TRY TO BE AS ACCURATE AS POSSIBLE WITH THE DESCRIPTION OF THE ITEMS I HAVE LISTED BUT I AM NOT AN EXPERT.
MY POSTAGE COSTS REFLECT THE ACTUAL PRICE OF POSTAGE AND THE COST OF THE MATERIALS I USE.
I WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOST, DAMAGED OR STOLEN ITEMS IN TRANSITION TO THEIR BUYER,AS I WILL HAVE PROOF OF POSTING AND ALL HAVE MY RETURN ADDRESS ON BACK ,SO THEY CAN'T BE LOST ONLY STOLEN...NO LOCAL COLLECTION.