This sterling silver 1940s bracelet and heart padlock set was made by B.A. Ballou located in Providence, Rhode Island. The maker's mark is a B inside a star, and is on both the heart clasp and the bracelet.

The heart-shaped padlock is plain, with a keyhole on the front, and is in very good condition. It has a springring clasp in excellent working order. No key needed - the key hole is just for looks. The bracelet has nicely sized smooth links that are flat(ish) and solid, not hollow. There are eighteen links to hold puffy hearts or other period charms. Both the padlock and bracelet are marked sterling, and the sterling has a lovey, soft patina. With closed round loops soldered to both end links of the bracelet, the bracelet was made to be used with a padlock clasp.

The bracelet measures 7 1/8" by approximately 5/16" wide and the padlock is a nice size at 7/8" tall including the hasp, and the body of the padlock measures 9/16" tall by a smidge under 5/8" wide. In the last photo the bracelet and clasp are shown next to a dime for scale.

The bracelet by itself weighs 12.3 grams, and the padlock by itself weighs 3.3 grams. Combined my scale said 15.4 grams, so my scale is not precise, but it's
close!

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ITEM ID
CB122-010-011.
TYPE
Signed
COLOR
Silver
ITEM SIZE
Bracelet 7 1/8" long; padlock 7/8'' tall
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
MATERIAL
Sterling Silver

The Big O

Sterling Silver 1940s Puffy Heart Padlock Clasp and Bracelet - Star B Hallmark - B.A. Ballou

$129

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