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Isle of Man National Symbol, Lucky Black Manx Cat circa 1940's Souviner Badge by 'Stratton Birmingham'.

A fabulous original circa 1930's 'Isle of Man lucky black Manx cat souviner brooch', in the form of a large black cat without tail, bearing the ancient symbol a triskele on its side and inlaid with green enamel; the reverse impressed in relief with maker's details "Stratton Birmingham Copyight" Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel virtually perfect.
Width 34mm.
Height 29mm.

Code: 56602Price: 45.00 GBP


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Isle of Man National Symbol, Lucky Black Manx Cat Souviner Badge.

A good circa 1960's 'Isle of Man lucky black Manx cat souviner brooch', in the form of a small black cat without tail, bearing the ancient symbol a triskele on its side. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal wear to the black painted enamel finish.
Width 22mm.
Height 17mm.

Code: 56601Price: 6.00 GBP


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Isle of Man National Symbol, Lucky Black Manx Cat Souviner Badge.

A good circa 1940 'Isle of Man lucky black Manx cat souviner brooch', in the form of a small black cat without tail, bearing the ancient symbol a triskele on its side. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings, minimal wear to the enamel.
Width 21mm.
Height 19mm.

Code: 56527Price: 10.00 GBP


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WW1 'Thumbs Up' Good Luck, Naval Signal Flag Brooch.

A scarce original First World War period 'Thumbs Up' good luck brooch, in the form of a gilt Naval Signal flag, white enamel with blue edging, signifying 'About to Sail'; the central frame depicts the head and shoulders of a naval officer smoking a pipe, with sailing ship in background. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings (hook slightly gnarled), no stress marks or damage to the enamel, gilt remains bright, flagpole complete.
Height 29mm.
Width 25mm.

Code: 55959Price: 35.00 GBP


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Edwardian Christmas Pudding Good Luck Silver Prize Charms on Retailer's Display Card.

A rare unused set of circa 1920's 'Christmas Lucky Pudding Prizes', attached to original display card stating "Sterling Silver" "Made in England":
comprising a 'Button representing Bachelor'
'Horseshoe - Good Luck'
'Thimble - Old Maid'
'Wishbone - Wish come true'
'Bell - 'Belle - a beautiful girl or woman'
and the ancient symbol 'Swastika representing Happiness' this was disassociated with in the mid 1930's in England.

Christmas Pudding charms were traditionally stirred into the xmas pudding mixture before steaming. When served one of these prizes, it was supposed to tell your fortune for the coming New Year.

SOLD AS A COLLECTORS HISTORICAL ITEM ONLY.

Code: 55658Price: 60.00 GBP

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