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Antique Silver Wembley Badge - The Home of Legends
Reference: S1383
Period: George V
Year: 1924
Silversmith: Collett & Anderson
Place: London
Price: $ 150.00
Weight: 4 grams
Dimensions: 2.8 cm diameter
Condition: Good. Tortoiseshell excellent, no chips or cracks. Repair to clasp.

Description: An original antique silver Wembley badge, depicting the Wembley lion in silver set in tortoiseshell, with silver rim. Wembley, "The home of Legends", is amongst the most famous football stadiums in the world. This badge would have been made to commemorate the opening of Wembley by King George V in 1924. The Wembley lion, designed by Herrick in Egyptian style, was the symbol of the British Empire Exhibition of 1924 - the "Lion of Industry". Collett & Anderson were known for producing silver and tortoiseshell badges and brooches. The hallmarks are clear.
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