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Antique Australian 9ct Federation ‘Emu’ Brooch By Willis and Sons Circa 1901

Sale price$725.00 AUD

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Manufactured in or around 1901 to commemorate the Federation of
Australia this wonderful brooch by one of our best and well known jewellery firms Willis and Sons.

Crafted from bright 9ct yellow gold and featuring an Emu surrounded by six stars with a natural seed pearl at their centre.

Hallmarked clearly to the verso for Willis and Sons.

This little piece of Australian history is truly a collectors dream.

History of Patriotic Jewellery

Patriotic jewellery was made to commemorate the Federation of Australia (also known as the Commonwealth of Australia) that was formed on 1st January 1901. Many stick pins, brooches and pendants were made to commemorate this special event.

STONES
Natural seed pearl

MEASUREMENTS
2.82cm

WEIGHT
3.11 Grams

MARKS
‘Unicorn’ / 9 / ‘W’

CONDITION
Very good to excellent antique condition.  All pearls original, no replacements or re-gluing.  No repairs.  Original pin (silver pin) and original double C clasp.