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WWI 15ct Gold Photo Signet Ring SWEETHEART PIECE

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Recent activity1692 of 185065Library table- butterfly leadPromotional Advertising Steel Bank"Chicora Savings Bank, Pelzer, South Carolina"c 1900
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Posted 1 year ago


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Hello everyone.

This is a really lovely piece of WWI memorabilia. I Bought this from a local seller who purchased this directly from the Tasmanian family of this serviceman. The family however was not keen to give his name.......
It is a locket ring with a soldier's picture in it, made from 15ct gold, hallmarked and in really nice condition.

I have had it for a couple of years now and also found an Advert for these rings dated October 1916.......hope you can read it...the copy was not very clear.

I guess this would come under "sweetheart" pieces as well.....I hope you love it as much as I do. Thanks, Judy


  1. Celiene Celiene, 1 year ago
    Beautiful! Amazing you found an ad for the very ring!
  2. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thanks Celiene, yes we have a really great site that has digitized our old newspapers etc and alot of the time I can find the info I is brilliant!!
  3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 1 year ago
    It's lovely, Judy!
  4. antiquerose antiquerose, 1 year ago
  5. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thanks Bonnie, glad you think so.......I have worn it once (yes it fits perfectly) to an Anzac Exhibition........I still can't understand how family can sell pieces like this, although I am very happy that I get to be the caretaker of it!!
  6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thanks Rose!! :))
  7. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 1 year ago
    Love it! So very special and precious!
  8. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Yes it is Bijou, so glad you understand and can appreciate it, thank you!
  9. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    Love this !!
  10. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thank you Manikin!! :)
  11. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
    I am happy it is with you Judy. I too can't understand why a family would give this up. Such a shame that they got all precious about the name too. The two actions make little sense to me.
    Even without the history, it's a lovely ring.
  12. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thanks Karen, I am glad that you can love and appreciate it too!!

    Merry Christmas to you and your happy and stay safe!!
  13. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Celiene, Rob725, Scott, Thomas, Hel1, Bonnie , Rose, Fortapache, FleaF, Mike, Bijou, Vetraio, Aura, beyemvey, Manikin, Hunter, Karen, Caperkid and Sean.......Thanks very much everyone for the love, It is always very much appreciated.
    Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year!!!! Stay safe everyone.......
  14. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
    Judy, you'll be the best caretaker of this handsome guy!

    I too can't understand how people can sell such family memories....

    Absolutely great to show the advertisement for this model!!!
  15. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thank you Pascale for your lovely comment!! I was really happy to find the advert , I didn't really expect to find one lol!
    Merry Christmas to you and your family Pascale, and of course the twins.:)
  16. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Always appreciate the love too, thank you!
  17. nittygritty1962 nittygritty1962, 1 year ago
    I love it as well!
  18. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thanks very much Nittygritty, appreciate the comment and a very Merry Christmas to you!
  19. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thanks very much Val, Nicefice, Official, TTom, Freiheit, Rick, Nitty and Jean. Really appreciate everyone taking the time to look and love, it is always very much appreciated!!
  20. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Appreciate the love Melanie, thank you!!
  21. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
  22. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Thank you Vetraio!!! Happy New Year to you too :)
  23. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 12 months ago
    Lamp and Roddy, thanks both very much for the love!!
  24. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 11 months ago
    Bijou, BTLens, Ravage and Roycroft, thank very much everyone for the love!!!
  25. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 months ago
    ORoy and Cindyjune, thank you both for taking the time to look and love:-)
  26. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 months ago
    This is cute, I don't think I've seen them like this...only the locket pendants. Wonder why they wouldn't give the name but gave the photo! Im glad you have this instead of me, I would no doubt have my hands in water, then realise I forgot to take off the ring! Sweet.
  27. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 months ago
    Thanks Share, I like to have a name to go with these war related pieces if for no other reason than I am at least remembering them and their war service. I can get Australian service records on line to fill in the blanks.....I like the research:-)
  28. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 months ago
    MacDaddyRico and Share, thanks both for the love, appreciated :-)
  29. raven3766 raven3766, 15 days ago
    This is so beautiful and special.
  30. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 14 days ago
    Thanks very much Raven, happy you think so too:-) )
  31. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 14 days ago
    Appreciate the love BlackWatch and Raven! Thank you both very much:-)
  32. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 13 days ago
    Thank you Twistedvintage for taking the time to love this special piece, very much appreciated :-)
  33. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 13 days ago
    Sincerely appreciate the love of this special piece Lisa, thank you:-)
  34. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 12 days ago
    Really appreciate the love Tigra, many thanks:-)
  35. Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse, 12 days ago
    Very Nice....
  36. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 11 days ago
    Thanks Oroy and for the love too, always appreciated :-)
  37. Tanni Tanni, 11 days ago
    That's an amazing ring ! I can't believe they let it go !
  38. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 11 days ago
    Thanks Tanni, yes it really is amazing and so special! I can't understand it either the way people discard what should be sentimental precious family memories.......I am so pleased you understand the significance of this ring and thank you for the love :-)

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