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Early Belgian Union Of Professional Dancers Silver Pendant Thrift Shop Find 25 CENTS

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mikelv85's loves795 of 24532Silver Woven Saddle Ring, Belgian Flea Market Find For 2 EuroInteresting Greek/Russian Orthodox (or Protestant?) Silver Cross
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    Posted 3 years ago

    Efesgirl
    (1013 items)

    This was the only thing worth buying in a shop I had never been to before...the rest of the jewelry was RUBBISH. This pendant was in a basket with more rubbish jewelry. I saw the woman pictured on the back and knew it was old. I am guessing 1920s/1930s. I didn't know it was silver until I tested it - and I tested it 3 times to be sure! Not marked anywhere that I could find. I cleaned it up enough to make it look presentable but retained the patina. I could not find a single thing on the web about this pendant or the dance union. I usually sell a good portion of my finds so I have money to go out and find more bargains!! This pendant, however, will remain with me.

    Thanks for looking!
    Bonnie

    P.S. Well golly gee, I enlarged my own photo here and found a mark!! Now I need to get out my loupe to see if I can read it.....added a photo but am afraid that is about as good as it will look.

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    Comments

    1. Tigra, 3 years ago
      Such a beautiful woman, so gracious!
    2. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Lovely dancing lady & reverse side crest, the mark writing looks like a French word maybe "vaugoin" or "aucoin", just a guess
    3. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 3 years ago
      So beautiful !! Eagle Eye Bonnie strikes again ! :)
    4. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 3 years ago
      Chalk up another great find!
      How many does this make? Lol
      Beautiful & interesting piece...
      I would indeed keep it :)
    5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 3 years ago
      Bonnie, I cracked up on that last remark ! LOL!! I've been living with these "Dike Hoppers" for 39 yrs & don't remember hearing "Golly gee" even once. FMFAO !!
    6. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      Hey blunder!! I'm originally from The Bronx.... :-)))))))
    7. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hi Bonnie, this is lovely! I would be keeping it too:-)
    8. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Nice find Bonnie! Gracious pose, nice patina too!
      I think I read Vaugoin too... perhaps the engraver/medallist?
    9. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      Pascale - I was hoping you would come along! Yes, the name of the engraver. Still looking for info.

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