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Vintage Brooches and Stick Pin Jewellery
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ANTIQUE 15K GOLD & SILVER ROSE CUT DIAMOND HALLEY'S COMET BROOCH c1830's

475.00

An antique solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch; beautifully modelled as a comet, and set with a cluster of rose cut diamonds in silver settings. Made to commemorate the passing of Halley's Comet in 1835.

So pretty, very collectible & wearable too!

CONDITION: All original and generally good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A few chips to stones - see pictures. Clasp an old replacement.

DATE/MARKS: Around 1835. Not marked.

DIMENSIONS: 27 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. 4.4 grams.

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