Extremely RARE WWI FUMSUP 9ct GOLD CHARM / SWEETHEART BADGE THIS IS A WONDERFUL, VERY RARE FIRST WORLD WAR'FUMSUP' 9CT GOLD CHARM / SWEETHEART BADGE. IT IS DEPICTED WITH AN ENGRAVED WOODEN HEAD, 9CT GOLD (MARKED ON THE BACK) WITH ARTICULATED ARMS WITH HANDS IN THE'THUMBS-UP' POSITION, WINGED HEELS, AND THE REGISTRATION MARK'636612' ON THE REVERSE OF THE BODY AND 9CT - SEE DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS.
THESE CHARMS HAD A WOODEN HEAD DERIVED FROM THE SUPERSTITION OF TOUCHING WOOD FOR LUCK AND WERE GIVEN TO TROOPS (PARTICULARLY FLYING CORPS - NOTE THE WINGED HEELS) AS A GOOD LUCK TOKEN BY WIVES, MOTHERS, AND SWEETHEARTS (SORT OF A REVERSE SWEETHEART BADGE). I THINK THE VERSE BELOW REALLY SUMS UP EVERYTHING YOU WOULD WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THESE INTERESTING AND NOW RARE GREAT WAR CHARMS. IT MEASURES 1 1/8 (3cm) L APPROX; AND IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION FOR ONE OF THESE TYPES OF 9CT GOLD CHARMS. THIS ONE HAS ONE OF ITS ORIGINAL CERAMIC / GLASS EYES. THIS IS A LOVELY AND RARE PIECE OF WORLD WAR ONE MEMORABILIA THAT'S IN GOOD CONDITION WHICH SHOULD GET CONSIDERABLE INTEREST FROM ALL COLLECTORS.Behold in me the birth of luck, Two charms combined TOUCH WOOD-FUMSUP. My head is made of wood most rare My thumbs turn up to touch me there. To speed my feet theyve Cupids wings, Theyll help true love'mongst other things. Proverbial is my power to bring Good luck to you in everything. Ill bring good luck to all away. Just send me to a friend today. If you were interested in other Fumsup charms please do not hesitate to contact me, id love more to go to the same collectable home. The item "RARE GOLD WWI FUMSUP 9ct GOLD CHARM / Good Luck Touch WOOD STAMPED 9CT GOLD" is in sale since Sunday, October 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Badges".
The seller is "wezleycustard" and is located in Rye. This item can be shipped worldwide.