OLD STORE STOCK! Vintage 14K Gold Religious Medal - Virgin Mary/Miraculous Medal
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OLD STORE STOCK! What does this mean? Well, to a person who sells jewelry, it’s like finding a Holy Grail – store stock that was stored for so long that it was never offered to the public. This means, in some instances, that the original card, wrapping, packaging is present as well as the original sales price. I got lucky recently and came into such a collection of old store stock that listings beginning with this blurb have not seen the light of day in 50 – 60 – 70 years. First come, first served. May I offer now……
AGE: C.1950 or so
ITEM: A yellow gold oval medal featuring the Virgin Mary to the front and the Sacred Heart of Mary symbols to the back; known also as the Miraculous Medal,
CONDITION: Pristine! This medal/pendant is “First Strike” meaning the design is so clean, so crisp, you can discern all the details of the figures. Medals of the modern era are usually restrikes, actually more like restrikes of restrikes so that all the fine details of the figures can no longer be seen. To see the difference, just do a search for Mary charms and take a look at how, over the years, the definition of religious medals has gotten less and less!
METAL CONTENT: 14K Gold
HALLMARKS: 14K at the back along with a maker's mark I am not familiar with (struck in two places)
SIZE: Small at 3/4" x 9/16" approx not including the bale or jump ring.
WEIGHT: 1.6 grams.
FINAL COMMENTS: I only have one and with the holidays fast approaching and my knowing that my religious inventory gets depleted, don’t delay in grabbing this item sooner rather than later.
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