Antique Hallmarked Gold Mourning Locket With 18 Inch 9ct Gold Chain


A splendid and superior quality fully hallmarked gold mourning locket which was crafted by J W Tiptaft & Son Ltd. This World War I era locket was assayed* (tested for gold purity*) at Birmingham Assay Office in 1918. Both sides of the locket are embellished with highly symbolic ivy leaves.  

Ivy leaves represent fidelity, love and eternal life.

The interior case is fitted with black moire linings and so photographs or locks of hair will be easy to attach.

The catch and hinge work perfectly. 

This piece is suspended from an elegant 18 inch 9 carat gold belcher chain necklace.

Superb condition throughout. 

We understand how time consuming it can be to find a gold locket because so many of the lockets for sale are rolled gold or gold plated.

To save you time we only source fully hallmarked gold lockets aged over 100 years.

You will not see rolled gold, gold plated or gold back & front lockets in our stores.

We include images of the hallmarks and so you can be certain of the age and purity of the antique gold lockets in our store.

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George V (1918).


Locket Height 2.4 cm. (Height Including Bale 3.1 cm). Width 2.4 cm. Weight 4.1 Grams.

Necklace Length 18 Inches (45.72 cm). 

The interior photograph compartments each measure 2.2 cm diameter.


Locket 9 Carat Gold.

Necklace 9 Carat Gold.


Locket Fully Hallmarked Birmingham Assayed 9 Carat Gold.

Necklace Stamped .375 Denoting 9 Carat Gold.



All jewellery purchases are shipped in pristine jewellery cases, with luxury gift boxes and handmade gift tags.

We want you to be happy with your purchases and so we offer a full money back guarantee (less shipping costs). See our return policies for details. 

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FREE EXPRESS DELIVERY on this order worldwide
1 DAY SHIPPING UK - next working day delivery when purchased before 11 am.
2-5 DAY SHIPPING to USA, Australia, EU, New Zealand & the rest of the world.

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We no longer ship to Germany.

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