Trench Art Sweetheart Bracelet WWII Order of Bath, Military Buttons, Coins
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Wonderful antique trench art bracelet is such a fascinating memento! Circa WW2, this bracelet is made up of two silver six-pence coins, two brass military buttons (one reads “The Prince Albert’s), and a brass and enamel Order of the Bath medal (“Tria Juncta en Uno” or “three joined in one”). These have been soldered onto a double silver tone curb-link chain with a spring ring closure. Bracelet would have been made by a Canadian or British army officer for his sweetheart as a memento.
According to Wikipedia, the Order of the Bath is the fourth-most senior of the British Orders of Chivalry. Originally founded as a military order of chivalry, the star (or pip) is worn as army officers' rank insignia. The insignia is that of the Order of the Bath. Members of the order now belong to either the Civil or the Military Division. The Order's motto is Tria juncta in uno (Latin for "Three joined in one"). This is a reference to either the union of England, Scotland and Ireland, or to the Holy Trinity. A symbol of the Order that is seen over and over has three crowns in it.
7” long x 1” wide at center. Very good wearable condition.
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