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Boer War Sterling Silver Sweetheart Brooch, Rifle, S Africa 1900-2     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11357
Period: Edward VII
Year: 1901
Silversmith: William Light
Place: Birmingham
Price: R 4 800.00
Weight: 5 grams
Dimensions: 5 cm
Condition: Good, brooch pin in full working order, but old repair to hinge, has been re soldered back. Safety pin and chain perfect.

Description: A Boer War antique silver sweetheart brooch, that reads "S Africa 1900-2". The brooch has a realistically modelled Lee Enfield rifle with hanging strap, with applied circular pierced badge, which also features the English rose, Welsh leek and Scottish thistle. The brooch has a pin clasp (note pin has an old repair where it has been re-soldered onto the rifle), it also has a detachable chain with hanger shaped safety pin, to prevent the brooch being lost. The back of the rifle is clearly hallmarked for Birmingham 1901/2, with makers mark WL, in 2 shields, for William Light who worked between 1895 and 1912.
Boer War Sterling Silver Sweetheart Brooch, Rifle, S Africa 1900-2
Boer War Sterling Silver Sweetheart Brooch

Boer War Sterling Silver Sweetheart Brooch, Rifle, S Africa 1900-2
South Africa 1900-1902, Boer War silver

Boer War Sterling Silver Sweetheart Brooch, Rifle, S Africa 1900-2
William Light Birmingham 1901 silver hallmarks

Boer War Sterling Silver Sweetheart Brooch, Rifle, S Africa 1900-2
Lee Enfield silver sweetheart brooch

Boer War Sterling Silver Sweetheart Brooch, Rifle, S Africa 1900-2
William Light Birmingham 1901 silver hallmarks

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