1960s Enamel Crest Travel Shield Birmingham 0.925 Silver Charm Bracelet
This is a very pretty 1960s Enamel Crest Travel Shield Birmingham 0.925 Silver Charm Bracelet, with 19 charms. It is in good condition.
Some of these charms were made in Birmingham by A. Smith. Others are not hallmarked with a Birmingham assay mark or A.S but are marked SILVER. This indicates 925 Sterling Silver.
All the charms have a baked enamel UK shield (Coat of Arms) on the face of the charm.
The charm bracelet has been fitted with a 0.925 Silver safety chain and also has a 0.925 silver padlock charm. The bracelet measures approximately 15cm (6″), excluding the safety chain.
The charms measure approximately 1cm (0.4″ length) x 0.5cm (0.2″ width)
Charms Hallmarked A Smith, Birmingham, (N-1962) 0.925 silver.
- Great Britain
- Ramsey (I.O.M)
- John O’ Groats
One marked foreign
- Laxey (I.O.M)
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Travel Shield Charms
Most travel charms originate in Europe and have enamelled images of country/ city/ town specific landmarks/ flora/ fauna. The British baked enamel travel shields are highly collectible.