This Paye & Baker pin is so cute & has some great engine turned fine detailing in the feathers & body visible under the enamel. The enamel is also the harder to find satin/mat like finish instead of the more common high gloss giving the bird a more realistic look.
The enamel is in excellent condition with no chips, flakes, cracks or repairs. The sterling is also excellent with no rips, dents, cracks, holes, deep scratches or repairs. The pin hinge, pin stick & C clasp are all the original in smooth working order. The pin stick is straight with a good point. The vermeil (form of gold plating) is visible but lighter on the tail feather area vs the wing area. The backside of the pin is also vermeil & is fairly even toned in color.
The Paye & Baker hallmark & Sterling mark are located on the backside of the pin as seen in photo. This delightful pin measures approx. 2 1/4" long x 1 7/16" tall.
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