Posted 6 years ago
Could someone help me identify this please? It is a hat pin that belonged to my Great Grandmother. Our family originated in Germany , but there were connections with England. We believe she used in between 1860- 1890. We know she had it in 1890's. The head appears to be made of brass or copper and the jewels/stones/ glass (?) are no longer in place. A family member recollects that the stones were amber or amber colour, but she is not certain in her memory. The pin section is just under 3" and the whole hat pin measures about 3 1/2 "
Are you able to help me with the date? manufacturer? style? Anything that would assist us in desribing it to our child who is inquiring about this "family heirloom". Thank you very much.