ANTIQUE ENGLISH 9K GOLD ENAMEL FINE OLD XXXX BEER / WHISKY BARREL CHARM c1900
An antique English 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) charm; finely modelled as a beer or whiskey barrel, with enamel decoration reading 'Fine Old XXXX', and hinging open to reveal space for mementos.
Quite unusual, very collectible & perfect for wear on a chain or charm bracelet!
CONDITION: All original and generally very good. Slight signs of wear & some enamel loss commensurate with age and use. Closure a little off, an easy fix for a jeweller.
DATE/MARKS: Late 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 22 x 18 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. 4.0 grams.