February Primrose Walter Lampl Heart Charm VINTAGE
One of the twelve month charms in this beautiful and highly collectable series, patented circa 1942. The February puffy heart charm, of which this is a lovely example, has hand painted enamel yellow primrose flower beneath a tiny light purple colour stone (amethyst is February’s birthstone) on an off-white guilloche enamel background. On the reverse is engraved ‘Virginia 8/19/42’ and marked sterling, along with the WL makers mark and patent wording. Lovely condition with nice patina.
Age Circa 1942
Maker Walter Lampl.
Hallmarks DES. PAT. PEND, the WL stamp and STERLING.
Metal Sterling silver.
Size 16mm height, not including rings; 16mm width.
Structure Puffy, i.e. hollow inside.
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