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Parent's Old Clip-on Brooch...Russian?

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Posted 2 years ago


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This clip-on brooch belonged to one of my parents. The backing is probably brass, but I'm not sure. The front feels like glass or enamel.

Both of my parents are gone now and this pin has been in my family for at least 60 years. I don't have any idea where it came from or what the crest represents. Any information would be helpful.

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  1. Militarist Militarist, 2 years ago
    The eagle is so lacking in detail that I would guess it to be just a piece of costume jewelry. The marking looks to be English and not made of any kind of precious metal
  2. photique4you, 2 years ago
    Thanks for your comment...much appreciated!
  3. davyd286, 2 years ago
    Not Russian
  4. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 2 years ago
    Looks Polish to me.
  5. vintagejewellery vintagejewellery, 2 years ago
    Hello I would say it is a pretty item of costume jewellery, looks to me like one of a pair of cufflinks judging by the clasp.
  6. vintagejewellery vintagejewellery, 2 years ago
    Or maybe a tie clip.
  7. photique4you, 2 years ago
    Wow, you folks are wonderful to help me out with your base of knowledge. If only the piece could talk, then we'd know for sure!!! By the way, my grandmother came from Romania and my grandfather from the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine. Thanks again for the information!!!

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