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A pair of vintage, Art Deco double sided silver cufflinks made in 1924 and issued to members of the AOFB, Ancient Order of Froth Blowers (1924 - 1931). The letters AOFB are in cobalt blue enamel. The order's motto was "lubrication in moderation" and members were fined if they forgot to wear their cufflinks to the meetings (in pubs).
From Wikipedia: "The Ancient Order of Froth-Blowers was a humorous British charitable organisation "to foster the noble Art and gentle and healthy Pastime of froth blowing amongst Gentlemen of-leisure and ex-Soldiers". Running from 1924-1931, it was founded by Bert Temple, an ex-soldier and silk-merchant, initially to raise £100 (equal to £4,976 today) for the children's charities of the surgeon Sir Alfred Fripp."
MARKED : BCM/BMCA SILVER
MEASURE: approx 3/4" by 3/8" and weigh 8.9 grams together.
CONDITION: Excellent - all enamel is intact
Gender: Male, Age Group: Adult, Color: Blue & Silver, Size: see description
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Silver Enamel (AOFB) Ancient Order of Froth Blowers Cufflinks
$40 USD SOLD
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