This incredible vintage fob dates circa 1910s to 1920s and boasts a superb design! One side of the fob boasts a large double headed eagle atop a Maltese cross. The eagle is intricately carved with detailed facial features, textured feathers, and curved talons. A genuine, natural .72 carat European cut diamond is set atop the breast of the eagle and has I1 clarity and N color. The eagle holds a sword in its talons, with a banner hanging below. The banner reads Spes Mea In Deo Est in black enameled text. A black enameled triangle is set atop the head of the eagle, bearing the number 32, while the phrase In Hoc Signo Vinces is featured along the lower three arms of the cross against black enamel. The other side of the fob displays a large Shriner's emblem atop a Knights Templar motif. The Shriner's emblem features a white gold crescent moon with a Pharaoh's face atop. The Pharaoh's face is carved from genuine tiger's eye and is framed by an enameled headdress. The York Rite crown & cross motif below is adorned with genuine gemstones. The cross boasts .30 carat total weight of genuine garnets, while the crown is adorned by .05 carat total weight of mine cut diamonds. The piece is fitted with a large extended bail at the top allowing it to be displayed as a pendant on a chain necklace or as a fob on a watch chain. This is a vintage piece has a substantial construction and is sure to please!
This fob weighs 46.4 grams. The piece measures 1 3/4" (44.6mm) long (including the stationary bail) and 1 3/8" (35.1mm) wide.
We guarantee this piece to be 14k gold as tested. It has not been cleaned in order to maintain it's original vintage integrity. Please check out the enlarged pictures.