This is a Sterling Silver Celtic Iona style brooch from Scotland. It is oval with a 'cut-out' design depicting an Early Sailing ship probably along the IONA Coast. Vintage Robert Allison pin MEASURES ~ 1 1/4 x 7/8 Inches and is Fully Hallmarked.... "SCOTLAND", impressed in a circle "RA" (registered Mar 1954) and the Marks for Edinburgh, Sterling and the Date Letter for 1965. He manufactured fine Highland wear silver accessories and jewelry from workshops in Glasgow & Edinburgh.
You will find this GREAT LOOKING piece of Important Celtic jewelry to be in VERY GOOD CONDITION! Found on Cape Cod and former owner polished it somewhat recently... Retains Fully Functional Victorian style Tubular Hinge, Pin Stem & Secure Locking Clasp.
Would make a FABULOUS addition to your Signed IONA ~ Celtic Jewelry Collection... Perfect for a man or woman!