ANTIQUE 15K GOLD SAPPHIRE DIAMOND SIGNAL CODE FLAG BROOCH "I NEED A PILOT" c1900
An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) bar brooch; beautifully made and featuring a nautical signal code flag, set with tiny rose cut diamonds in silver around am emerald-cut sapphire (meaning "I Need / Require A Pilot"). Together with a period hand written card, inside its original fitted box.
Most distinctive, so collectible & ready to wear!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use, a few minuscule nicks to stones - barely noticeable without a glass. Minor tarnish easily cleaned up.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1900. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 40 mm long, flag 13 x 12 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 3.1 grams unboxed.