WWI FUMSUP Rolled GOLD CHARM / Good Luck Touch WOOD
RARE WWI FUMSUP ROLLED GOLD CHARM / SWEETHEART BADGE THIS IS A WONDERFUL, QUITE RARE FIRST WORLD WAR'FUMSUP' ROLLED GOLD CHARM / SWEETHEART BADGE. IT IS DEPICTED WITH AN ENGRAVED WOODEN HEAD, ROLLED 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 HEAD ARE SOME LETTERS, I THINK IT SAYS TOUCHWOOD - 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 GETTING QUITE RARE GREAT WAR CHARMS. IT MEASURES 1 1/8 (3cm) L APPROX; AND IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION FOR ONE OF THESE TYPES OF HOLLOW ROLLED GOLD CHARMS. 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. Please contact me if you require any additional fumsup charms whilst i still have them. The item "WWI FUMSUP Rolled GOLD CHARM / Good Luck Touch WOOD" is in sale since Saturday, March 16, 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.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
- Service: ALL - PARTICUALLY AIR CORPS
- Country/ Organization: Great Britain
- Issued/ Not-Issued: Not-Issued
- Era: 1914-1945
- Type: Badges