Well, I've never seen another one like it - an articulated Boy Scout charm in 9ct gold - which must date from the days of Baden Powell whose 'Scouting for Boys' published in six instalments in 1908 was the begining of the movement. Baden Powel was honoured as Chief Scout in 1920, created a Baronet in 1921, and a Baron in 1929, dying in 1941. Next to the Bible, Scouting for Boys must come close for copies printed - 150 million so far. I should think this charm was made around 1920, when the movement had achieved mass recognition. It is approximately 3/4 inch: 20 mm in height
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N.Bloom & Son was established by my maternal grandfather in 1912. I have run the business since 1971. I specialise in high-quality old jewellery, mostly late 19th and 20th century, of interesting and unusual design. After having a succession of shops in the West End over forty years, and having a achieved a high reputation and profile with the public, I decided to close my last shop in 2005, and now I trade solely over the internet, or by person-to-person contact with clients. I can be contacted by telephone 020 7629 5060, or from abroad 0044 20 7629 5060 or by email as below. Prices ncludes insured free-of-charge UK/Europe posting for any item, or free-of-charge sending by FedEx world-wide for any item over £500’
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