YACHTING ENAMEL LAPEL PIN

£595

This attractive lapel, or stick-pin, made circa 1900, is beautifully enamelled with a J-class yacht, as originally raced by Sir Thomas Lipton and others for the America's cup.These enormous yachts, with their huge sail spread and large crews, were a very rich man's pastime. Nothing has changed. Head diameter 5/8 inch:15mm Pin length 3 inxhwa: 75mm Un-marked-tests as 15ct