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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Horseshoe Brooch & Cabinet Sepia Portrait Photo. Large Equestrian Good Luck Token Brooch. England 1875

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What a rare find this sterling silver horseshoe brooch must have been treasured and passed down a family because it is still accompanied by a 1875 sepia photograph of a young Victorian woman wearing it!

The brooch is on a grand scale and measures 1-1/2" (39.4 mm) top to bottom and side to side. The front is decorated with a raised design and the words "Good Luck". It is in excellent condition, has a "T" hinge and fastens with an early C clasp. No hallmarks and acid tests as 925 sterling silver.

The cabinet card photo portrait is included in the purchase and is desirable in it's own right. An early sepia one with a gold border and rounded corners it has "RH Barret & Son, Photographers, George Street, Gloucester" printed on the bottom. The back is glossy black and there is a faint date of 1875 written on tape at the top. It measures 108 by 165 mm ( 4 1⁄4 by  6 1⁄2 inches).

A quintessentially English piece and a wonderful example of symbolism in Victorian jewellery. Return to mercymadge.etsy.com for more exceptional antique jewellery! Please note the antique necklace is available to purchase separately and is not included in this sale.
What a rare find this sterling silver horseshoe brooch must have been treasured and passed down a family because it is still accompanied by a 1875 sepia photograph of a young Victorian woman wearing it!

The brooch is on a grand scale and measures 1-1/2" (39.4 mm) top to bottom and side to side. The front is decorated with a raised design and the words "Good Luck". It is in excellent condition, has a "T" hinge and fastens with an early C clasp. No hallmarks and acid tests as 925 sterling silver.

The cabinet card photo portrait is included in the purchase and is desirable in it's own right. An early sepia one with a gold border and rounded corners it has "RH Barret & Son, Photographers, George Street, Gloucester" printed on the bottom. The back is glossy black and there is a faint date of 1875 written on tape at the top. It measures 108 by 165 mm ( 4 1⁄4 by  6 1⁄2 inches).

A quintessentially English piece and a wonderful example of symbolism in Victorian jewellery. Return to mercymadge.etsy.com for more exceptional antique jewellery! Please note the antique necklace is available to purchase separately and is not included in this sale.

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I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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Every purchase will arrive in our complimentary custom packaging which is free of charge. Alternatively special or seasonal gift wrapping is available at checkout for a small charge. If you have any other special requests please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you
All orders are dispatched within 1 business day and sent Royal Mail with proof of postage obtained.

In order to keep your shipping costs low all international orders under $100 are sent STANDARD FIRST CLASS which does NOT include tracking. Upgraded shipping is available at checkout and this includes tracking and insurance. The cost is either $3 or $5 depending on purchase price.

All orders over $100 are sent first class tracked and insured with delivery confirmation. If you require expedited shipping please contact us for pricing.

Please take note of your expected delivery time in your dispatch notice and in the unlikely event that your order is damaged or lost please contact us in a timely manner so we can assist you.
We stand behind every item we sell and our number one priority is that you are happy with your purchase. However if you are dissatisfied there is no negotiation for a partial refund. Your options are to return the item for a refund or exchange or to keep your purchase. Layaway items cannot be returned for a refund or exchange.
We work hard to get your package out to you within 1 business day and will email you as soon as it is dispatched
Expected delivery times are:
Within the UK: 1-5 Business Days (Royal Mail First Class Post)
Outside the UK: 5-15 Business Days (Royal Mail International First Class)
Yes! If you are unhappy with your purchase simply let us know within 3 days and return the item within 7 days. Item must be in original condition. Notify us of the tracking number. We will process and issue a refund of the purchase price within 48 hours of receipt. Returns are not permitted after 7 days. Layaway items cannot be returned for a refund or exchange.

Items returned outside the terms of this policy will be subject to a 20% restocking fee. The buyer is responsible for all return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Yes we do! Drop us a line with your requirements and we notify you of the cost involved should you chose that option. We offer Royal Mail Guaranteed by 1pm Next Day for our UK customers and Global Express and Global Priority for our international clients.

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Horseshoe Brooch & Cabinet Sepia Portrait Photo. Large Equestrian Good Luck Token Brooch. England 1875

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: Sterling Silver, Sepia Albumen Print Cabinet Photo
  • Feedback: 537 reviews
  • Favorited by: 19 people
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in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom

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