Fabulous 1890's San Francisco Jockey Club Member Lapel Badge by Shreve Co. Named to R. Van Brant

Fabulous 1890's San Francisco Jockey Club Member Lapel Badge by Shreve Co. Named to R. Van Brant

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ARTIFACT: Fabulous 1890's San Francisco Jockey Club member lapel badge in silver and enameled gold by Shreve & Co. and named to "R. VAN BRANT". 1896 Goodwin's Official Annual Turf Guide shows R. Van Brant as the owner of a winning horse "Cabrillo", as do other newspapers/etc. from the late 1890's. The front of the lapel stud shows a jockey riding an open stride, galloping horse in gold high relief detail against a blue enameled background. The outer edge of the badge is white enamel and reads: "SAN FRANCISCO JOCKEY CLUB MEMBER".

VINTAGE: Circa 1890's

SIZE: Approximately 7/8" in diameter


ATTACHMENT: Lapel stud


ITEM NOTES: This is from a Clubs & Organizations collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VFJX15 LEGEX/15

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The lapel badge shows minor to moderate wear, nearly all the enameled details remain intact, overall handsome patina.

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