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Antique Fobs, Seals and Charms

UNUSUAL ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH GOLD AGATE DOUBLE SEAL FOB c1800 TURNBULL

1,550.00

An unusual, larger-scale antique English gold (possibly solid in places) fob; finely made, with an intaglio bloodstone seal base engraved with a country house / Scottish castle, and the inner frame inset with a smaller gold filled fob that swivels out to reveal a carnelian agate seal engraved with an armorial bull crest and the motto 'We Sav'd The King' in reverse - the crest and motto for the Turnbull family.

Lovely quality, most intriguing & so collectible!

CONDITION: All original and generally good. Some signs of wear & gilding loss commensurate with age and use. May benefit from a clean.

DATE/MARKS: Around 1780/1800. Not marked.

DIMENSIONS: 36 mm tall overall, seals 30 x 24 mm & 23 x 19 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. 23.0 grams.

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