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Silver and Marcasite Naval Crown Brooch Pin - Vintage - London Hallmark 1957(SOLD)


This is a beautiful brooch,  depicting a Naval Crown, the emblem used by the British Royal Navy. This vintage crown pin may well have been a sweetheart brooch given by a sailor to his love. The Navy Crown was first used in Roman times and it depicts ship's sails and sterns cleverly arranged in a crown shape. This vintage brooch is made of sterling silver set with lots of bright cut marcasite stones in varying sizes. The brooch is in excellent condition with all stones present. The naval crown brooch bears a partial makers mark ' - (possibly o) HP' It has the word silver stamped on it and also has the Lion passant to show it is Sterling Silver, the Lion's Head for London hallmark with the date letter 'b' for 1957. This marcasite brooch measures 2 cms by 2.75 cms  approximately and is in excellent condition. It fastens with a secured roll over type clasp. This vintage silver brooch has been Rhodium plated also which means that the brooch will not need cleaning and will be resistant to tarnishing.


Designer or Brand:  Partial Makers Mark Probably 'OHP'

Country of Origin: UK

Condition: Excellent

Decade: 1960s

Era: Vintage

Type: Brooch - Naval Crown

Material: Sterling silver and marcasite

Silver and Marcasite Naval Crown Brooch Pin - Vintage - London Hallmark 1957(SOLD)

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