Beautiful, Unidentified Nursing School Graduation Pin. In Latin: "A woman Leads the wing"
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Beautiful, Unidentified Nursing School Graduation Pin. In Latin: "A woman Leads the wing"

Code: mhnhv10100w

$495.00


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ARTIFACT: This is an unidentified circa 1930s nursing school graduation pin. The badge is a shield with two crossed anchors behind, and reads DUX FEMINA FACTI (A woman was leader of the exploit). "W" at the top: Wesley College? Women's Head in front of a "Medical" Cross. There is a small bust of a woman in front of a cross, which may be a likeness of Dido, Queen of Carthage, to whom Virgil referred when he wrote the preceding phrase. The badge is gold-filled on silver.

VINTAGE: Circa 1930s.

SIZE: Approximately 1" x 1"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-filled on silver, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an accumulation of unidentified items which we will be listing more of over the next few months. Item will not be sold until it is identified. VAJX13 LX9/13 SLDIEX11/03/20

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows some small areas of light to medium wear and tarnish; all enamel is intact.

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