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    Victorian Enamel, Silver Lockets & Necklace
    Metal: Silver; enamel
    Theme: Locket, Flowers, Pink Roses, Messenger Bird
    Gross Weight: 121.50 grams
    Necklace Length: 19 inches
    Locket Dimensions: 1-3/16 inches x 7/8 inch to 2-7/8 inches x 1-5/8 inches

    Property of a New Mexico Collector


    Condition Report*: Metals:
    Silver

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: Lockets are an intimate and personal way to keep something special on your person, a constant reminder of something or someone important to you. These sweet little keepsakes were oh-so-popular back in the Victorian era. All lockets open and one, in particular, reveals a pair of black and white photographs of loved ones... lovely! The exterior shows a messenger bird with a sealed letter in its beak, flying above a church steeple and townscape, worn marks on the bale. The chain necklace locket as well as the two lockets with floral enamel decoration reveal inserted metal frames and thin plastic coverings for the display of pictures. The other two lockets do not have removable, inserted metal frames with coverings. A few of the plastic coverings have significantly yellowed over time. Tarnish and minor scratches visible on all pieces. Small pits on the enamel of the pink roses.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    21st Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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