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Georgian “D” Amethyst Wax Seal Necklace

$1,250

This Georgian wax seal fob features an ornate mounting and an amethyst seal with the initial “D”. This piece would have been impressed in hot wax to form a seal on correspondence way back in the days before postage stamps and self-adhesive envelopes.

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  • Materials

    14k gold (tests), amethyst, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1820

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    7/8" x 1/2", 18" chain

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please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

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