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Cheshire Regiment Gold Sweetheart Brooch
Reference: S1424
Period: Victorian
Year: Circa 1900
Silversmith: unmarked
Place: Chester
Price: $ 230.00
Weight: 5 grams
Dimensions: 4.5 cm length.
Condition: Excellent, pin and clasp in full working order. Original box also in good condition, hinge and clasp in full working order.

Description: A Cheshire Regiment 9 ct gold sweetheart brooch, with "Cheshire Regt" in blue enamel under the regimental oak leaves. The pin is stamped "9ct gold", no other hallmarks are present. The pin is still in its original box, marked "Dimmer & Son, 20 Eastgate Row, Chester". The regiment was raised in 1689, and won the distinction of wearing the oak leaves at Dettingen, for protecting the king during the battle. The regimental motto is "Ever Glorious". They fought numerous engagements in the Anglo Boer War, including the capture of Johannesburg, and also raised 38 battalions during the Great war. In 2007 the regiment was merged into the Mercian regiment.
Cheshire Regiment Gold Sweetheart Brooch
Cheshire regiment sweetheart brooch

Cheshire Regiment Gold Sweetheart Brooch
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Cheshire Regiment Gold Sweetheart Brooch
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Cheshire Regiment Gold Sweetheart Brooch
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Cheshire Regiment Gold Sweetheart Brooch
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