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Lot 32: A Set of Six Gold Buttons

 

Hammer Price
Unsold

 

Comprising six circular buttons, each centering a unique design representing post-1929 Great Depression era motifs, within fluted frames, loop-shank backings, in 14k gold

Dimensions: 21 mm
Weight: 25.2 grams
Themes on the buttons are representative of what individuals may have sought during the Depression: "M.D." for medical attention, "SALE" for an opportunity to purchase something affordable, "WILL" to inherit something, a hitchhiking thumb to get a lift to somewhere better, military stripes, for joining the army for a steady job, "WPA" with a shovel, for "Works Progress Administration" started in 1935 to create jobs in the USA
Good condition with moderate wear


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AUCTION ESTIMATE
Winter 2017 800 – 1,200
624 – 936
520 – 780
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