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militaria item Luckenbooth badge, Inverness hallmarks
- Scottish
Maker marked PGW for Peter G Wilson (1866-1916) and INS for Inverness, this badge dates to approximately 1880, the construction detail of the hinge being the give-away here. Earlier in the century, Luckenbooth badges (sweetheart brooches) were normally one-third of the size of this (just over 7.5 cm from top to bottom).
£400.00
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militaria item Silver and agate miniature broadsword tie pin or brooch
- Scottish
This is just over 2.25 inches long. The hilt is representative of a 17th-century ribbon hilt, beak-nosed broadsword. There was a great fashion for agate and silver-mounted jewellery in the 1860s and 70s - plaid brooches and miniature dirks were manufactured in the same way.
£100.00
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testimonials

[From a vendor, rather than a buyer]

I'm delighted that you are happy with the badge and I hope you can sell it to someone who will value owning it.

I tried to sell it on eBay but they won't accept Nazi items. I then contacted several dealers via a Google search who mostly offered me 40-50 after some haggling. Most of the other dealers tried to conceal its true value in their replies and also lacked manners which doesn't inspire confidence.

Ultimately it's about trust. I should think that most prospective sellers have done their own research and therefore know roughly what their item is worth. You were the only dealer who had the integrity to concede that my valuation was approximately correct and I respect your comment that you can't offer this as you need to make a profit. Your honest approach is greatly appreciated and I felt comfortable taking the risk in sending it to you.

Thank you for a smooth transaction

C D, UK, 01.07.2015

Thanks for the excellent service. I am really happy with my purchase. I look forward to buying from you again.

M S, USA, 21.03.2009

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