Amazing WWI Pocket Locket / Good Luck Charm / So-Called Dollar
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Amazing WWI Pocket Locket / Good Luck Charm / So-Called Dollar

Code: 0t62mharc0002pok


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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SHORT TRIP ALERT!!!
We are OUT OF THE OFFICE, and UNABLE TO SHIP for the Next FEW DAYS!!!
We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Friday 08/05/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP for a period of 4 FOUR DAYS!!
Once we leave, on FRIDAY AUGUST 5th, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return.
We will be HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD.
REGULAR SHIPPING will resume when we RETURN to the Office on MONDAY, AUGUST 9th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection.
We look forward to serving your collecting needs, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: This is an amazing World War I Pocket Locket/ Good Luck Charm. It is meant to look like a Dollar coin, but the obverse turns and opens to reveal a picture of A Red Cross Nurse's mother. One side shows a Nurse, or an ARC / American Red Cross Nurse aiding a soldier. Below this image is a slightly modified version of the tribute given to Nurses since the Civil War: "ANGELS OF MERCY AND LIFE AMID SCENES OF CONFLICT AND DEATH (the phrase on the Locket readANGELS OF MERCY AND LIGHT AMID SCENES OF CONFLICT AND DEATH)." On the "Obverse", the face of the "Coin" can be turned, so the little nib at the lowest left star on the "Coin" will line up with a small divot in the inner edge of the Coin, allowing a light slap on the palm to open up the locket to reveal the picture.

VINTAGE: Circa WWI

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/2" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Bronze

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: "WORLD WAR. ANGELS OF MERCY AND LIGHT AMID SCENES OF CONFLICT AND DEATH. 1917 "MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. LIBERTY. LOVE. JUSTICE. PATENT PENDING."

ITEM NOTES: This is from an American Red Cross collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEJX17 LBCEX03/17

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): There is moderate wear and tarnish. The words are worn down. On both the obverse and reverse.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.