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I have a round silver pin that has a purple orchid painted

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I have a round silver pin that has a purple orchid painted on it, with tiny gold leaf flowers around the border, and a light blue basket weave around the edge. The size is 2-3/8" and the stamps on the back are 935 followed by a rectangle with FBE GENEVA inside, and next to it is G then what looks like a house and the letter C
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


You have a fine circa 1900 guilloche enamel, 935 silver brooch with handpainted central design of a purple flower with gilding that was sold through the Swiss retailer F.B.E. in Geneva. At auction these sell for an average of $150, at retail these can be priced from $200 - $375.

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