This English sterling silver medal fob bears the Felixstowe coat of arms. The arms are depicted in vivid red and blue enamel. Laurel leaves and an arc of blue enamel that reads "Felixstowe Hospital Cup" frames the arms. The back of the piece is engraved: R-U 1937-8. The medal is hallmarked for Birmingham, sterling silver and the years 1937-38. It is also signed with the maker's mark for Vaughton & Sons, a silversmith producing in Birmingham at the time. This bright and colorful fob makes a lovely pendant, it will look great worn on one of our Ancient Influences married chains.
Felixstowe is a small seaside town in Suffolk, England. The old Felixstowe hamlet was centered around a pub and church and has stood on the site since long before the Norman conquest of England. The Felixstowe Hospital was founded in 1909. This medal most likely refers to a football club.
Details.....The medal measures 1" by 1.35". In Good Vintage Condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of the charm.
Item number a1542.