The bracelet is fully hallmarked sterling silver. The maker is A Brown (A.B hallmark) this firm was known to be active in the second half of the twentieth century. The bracelet was made & assayed at Birmingham in 1955. As you can see the clasp is the traditional heart shaped in the style of a padlock. Charm bracelets were often added to during the life of the owner to mark weddings, births, deaths, where people went on holidays & memorable events.
There are thirty four charms on this bracelet. All of the charms are sterling silver & in excellent condition.
They are as follows: A thistle. A child. Cupid. A crab. A steam train. A donkey. A guitar. A phone. A 1948 cent with Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in profile. This was the year of her death. Another child. A map of Jersey marked 'TLM STERLING ENGLAND'. A drum & a trumpet. The charm opens to show a couple dancing together - very romantic! The back is marked " SILVER ". It measures 1.3 cm when the drum is closed. A lucky wishbone. Two theatrical masks. A cathedral. An alarm clock. A fish. An urn. A spinner. An heart with a love bird on foliage - this is marked 'SILVER' on the back. A pixie. A football boot. A canister. A key. An enameled white 'Tudor' rose symbolizing Yorkshire. An accordion. A maple leaf with 'QUEBEC' set atop - on the back 'RJL STER'. A car. A Maltese Cross. A George V (1931) threepenny bit. A map of Guernsey. Arc de Triomphe. Shell marked 'CROMER'. A tennis racquet / racket.
This vintage charm bracelet measures 7 1/2 " and weighs 82.9 grams.
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