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St. Christopher patron saint of travellers silver lucky charm badge

A good original circa 1940's period 'Saint Christopher silver and enamel badge', suspended from a deco style three step vertical bar, the reverse impressed "Silver". Good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 28mm.

St. Christopher charms are said to bring luck and good fortune to travellers.

Code: 58546

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Isle of Man lucky black manx cat badge c1940s


A fabulous original circa 1930's 'Isle of Man lucky black Manx cat souviner brooch', in the form of a large black cat without tail, bearing the ancient symbol a triskele on its side and inlaid with green enamel; the reverse impressed in relief with maker's details "Stratton Birmingham Copyight" Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel virtually perfect.
Width 34mm.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56602

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Isle of Man lucky black manx cat badge c1980s


A good circa 1980's 'Isle of Man lucky black Manx cat souviner brooch', in the form of a small black cat without tail, bearing the ancient symbol a triskele on its side. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal wear to the black painted enamel finish.
Width 22mm.
Height 17mm.

Code: 56601

6.00 GBP


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Isle of Man lucky black manx cat badge


A good circa 1940 'Isle of Man lucky black Manx cat souviner brooch', in the form of a small black cat without tail, bearing the ancient symbol a triskele on its side. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal wear to the enamel.
Width 21mm.
Height 19mm.

Code: 56527

10.00 GBP


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Christmas Pudding good luck silver charms on display card


A rare unused set of circa 1920's 'Christmas Lucky Pudding Prizes', attached to original display card stating "Sterling Silver" "Made in England":
comprising: 'Button representing Bachelor'
'Horseshoe - Good Luck'
'Thimble - Old Maid'
'Wishbone - Wish come true'
'Bell - 'Belle - a beautiful girl or woman'
and the ancient symbol 'Swastika representing Happiness' this was disassociated with in the mid 1930's in England.

Christmas Pudding charms were traditionally stirred into the xmas pudding mixture before steaming. When served one of these prizes, it was supposed to tell your fortune for the coming New Year.

SOLD AS A COLLECTORS HISTORICAL ITEM ONLY.

Code: 55658

45.00 GBP


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