Rare 1939-1940 Membership Badge or Fob for Exclusive Royal Western India Turf Club
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Rare 1939-1940 Membership Badge or Fob for Exclusive Royal Western India Turf Club

Code: sph10005i

$245.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1939 or 1940 member badge or fob for the very exclusive Royal Western India Turf Club, a sports club focused on horse racing established in 1802. This badge has a low number and falls within the "Club" class, the highest club echelon (all members numbers 1,675 and under). The badge is beautifully enameled in green, blue and red and shows a horseshoe topped by an imperial crown. It is numbered on front and on reverse and has an English maker mark.

VINTAGE: Circa 1939-1940.

SIZE: Approximately 1-1/2" in height and 1-1/2" in width; cord is 7" in total length.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Enameled gilt brass, cotton/silk cord.

ATTACHMENT: Cord, suspension loop.

MARKINGS: 748 on front and on reverse; WOLEWIS BADDES LTD. BIRMINGHAM.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an old horse racing collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MAJX14 LBDEX3/14

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The badge has only very light wear.

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