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    Posted 10 years ago

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    This unusual gold Victorian locket pendant has a $1o.00 gold coin inside which on one side has a boy's face etched into it. The other side of the locket has a photo of the same boy as a young man (someone from my family). I'm assuming this is a piece of mourning jewelry. Has anyone seen anything like it? Thanks!

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    1. wolcott1 wolcott1, 10 years ago
      I agree, Bogie. The pictures are of my grandmother's first husband, who died when he was still a young man. His mother had this made after he died. Thanks for looking!
    2. vanskyock24 vanskyock24, 10 years ago
      kind of spooky do you feel any spirits around its right up my alley
    3. upstatenycollector upstatenycollector, 10 years ago
      I really like the enamel work on the mummy. Very nice!
    4. BigDragonDaddy BigDragonDaddy, 10 years ago
      I have never seen anything like it, but I love it. I like unique stuff like this. Very NICE!
    5. wolcott1 wolcott1, 10 years ago
      Thanks Big Dragon Daddy!! I think it is a fairly unusual egyptian revival memorial piece. The Victorians sometimes had a very unique vision didn't they?
    6. Mcgarrett50 Mcgarrett50, 10 years ago
      Yes they did, I love the symbolism they put into so many of there different forms of art.
    7. wolcott1 wolcott1, 10 years ago
      Thanks Mcgarret50 for your comment and everyone for the likes and loves!
    8. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 10 years ago
      Wow this is a beauty and very special yet maybe a bit spooky.Great detail !! Great family heirloom wolcott !!!!
    9. wolcott1 wolcott1, 10 years ago
      Thanks Hedge!!! It is a very unusual, (and yes a bit spooky:) heirloom. His grandmother had it made actually, and she was a real Victorian. The Victorians were really into mourning jewelry, the more elaborate the better!
    10. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 9 years ago
      This just needs to be seen...back to the top !
    11. surfdub66 surfdub66, 6 years ago
      Cool item !! I love the mummy's :-)
    12. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 6 years ago
      Hi Wolcott1. Must comment on this one. I love Egyptian revival, and the mummy on the front is just perfect. The enamelling is great and the wear over time just adds to its appeal. Gorgeous!!

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