Edwardian Naval Cap Badge c.1910
An Edwardian 15ct gold enamelled Naval Cap Badge.
The brooch has enamel detailing on the crown with a silvered anchor. The brooch has a handmade safety catch to the reverse.
Sweetheart brooches have been popular since the early 20th century and were given to wives, mothers and girlfriends by servicemen as mementos and reminders of the absent loved one. They were worn to show pride in having a sweetheart who was serving his country.
They were made for every budget from base metal to platinum and designs were made for every aspect of the military.
Price Code: A, Up to £500
Era: Edwardian, 1901 - 1920
Measurements: Brooch 2.6cm wide, 2.5cm high, 6 grams in weight.
Hallmarks: Stamped 15CT