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Superb 1800s Love Tokens/”niece” “lily“/usa Seated Liberty Dime/silver Bracelet For Sale
SUPERB 1800s Love Tokens ”NIECE” “LILY“ USA Seated Liberty DimeS Bangle
Bracelet Antique Silver Charms
A fantastic collection of artistically hand-engraved silver
Love Tokens are showcased on this 1800s bangle-style bracelet. The exquisite
interwoven monograms and extraordinary period motifs are expertly hand-engraved
with great attention to details. The designs are crisp and well-defined with
attention to texture and visual appeal. It is very rare to find so many
matching love tokens of this quality on a single bracelet.
This collection of love tokens are made from USA Seated
Liberty dimes dating from the mid through late 19th century. These
well matched coins measure about ⅝” in
diameter and are in excellent condition. A dime may not seem like much money.
Consider, however, that hourly wage rates of five cents or less were common during
the heyday of love tokens.
The silver bangle-style bracelet measures almost 7¾” in circumference and is in excellent
Love Tokens are symbols of affection that were given as
wedding gifts, birthday gifts or as “tokens of love" by suitors. Love
tokens are circulated coins on which one side, or sometimes both have been
smoothed and then engraved with initials, names, phrases or scenes. This
tradition probably originated in Great Britain in the early 1800s, and migrated
to the United States in the mid to late 1800s.
This bracelet is from the estate of Joan Munkacsi. Joan, of A Charmed Existence, was an avid and
extremely knowledgeable collector and seller of vintage charms and charm
bracelets. We miss her.
It will be carefully packaged to insure safe delivery.
Domestic S/H – Shipping - $9.50 – includes full insurance
International – Please email for shipping costs
Please pay via PayPal at sales end. Thanks and have fun offerding!
Still Looking? I will combine shipping costs on sales won
within a one week period (Mon. - Thurs.)
Just let me know that you want to continue offerding on other sales this week
and I will send you a combined invoice on Thursday/Friday.
1313254 NIECE LILY
SUPERB Love Tokens Bangle Bracelet 032713
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Superb 1800s Love Tokens/”niece” “lily“/usa Seated Liberty Dime/silver Bracelet: $295