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

Code: socc00000sfj

$2,275.00


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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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enameled gold

ATTACHMENT: Lapel stud

MARKINGS: "R. VAN BRANT", "SHREVE & CO."

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.