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Victorian Butler Crest & Monogram Swivel Seal Fob

$1,500

A Victorian swivel fob of superior quality with a carnelian intaglio crest on one side and a bloodstone monogram “WCB” (or “CWB”) on the reverse. The crest, which belongs to the Butlers, is described in Fairbairn's as “out of a ducal coronet a plume of five ostrich feathers and therefrom a falcon rising.” The family’s motto is “Comme je trouve" which means “As I find.”

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  • Materials

    18k gold (marked), carnelian, bloodstone, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    Birmingham hallmarks for 1893

  • Condition

    Very good - M & M makers mark

  • Size

    1 1/4" length including the bale, 7/8" width, 18" chain

Victorian

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18371901

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.