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Lori Barach Strunk, Palatine Bridge NY   

RARE 19th Century Victorian 10K Gold Butcher Trade Tools PinRARE 19th Century Victorian 10K Gold Butcher Trade Tools PinRARE 19th Century Victorian 10K Gold Butcher Trade Tools PinRARE 19th Century Victorian 10K Gold Butcher Trade Tools Pin

Antique 10 Karat Rose Gold occupational pin was undoubtedly worn by a professional butcher. It was definitely a custom made piece that was worn with great pride - possibly at some sort of convention. There was a professional group known as the "Butchers National Protective Association of America". It reminds me of a piece that would have been worn by an early 'guild' member.

SUPERBLY Detailed Solid Gold pin depicts the "tools of the trade".... a meat saw, cleaver, carving knife & honing steel (sharpening rod). It is AMAZING that this Miniature tools badge has survived in such GREAT CONDITION for more than 125 Years! RARE surviving example of a C.1880 Victorian Butchers emblem MEASURES ~ 5/8 x 3/4 Inches and is unmarked (as was most 19th Century Victorian jewelry made in the United States). It has been professionally acid tested and I GUARANTEE it to be at least 10K Gold. Retains ORIGINAL Fully Functional tubular hinge, pin stem and 'c' clasp. I have not cleaned or polished it and it looks SUPER!

I have never seen another... would make a GREAT Gift for a butcher, chef ~ grill-master or addition to your Victorian occupational badge ~ pin collection!

Item ID: 16-3496

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RARE 19th Century Victorian 10K Gold Butcher Trade Tools Pin

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Lori Barach Strunk
Palatine Bridge
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