Lucky Horseshoe 9k Gold Stock Stick Pin Brooch Antique Victorian c1890

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Sending luck out into the universe, this is a fantastic antique 9ct yellow gold stock pin brooch with a downwards lucky horseshoe dating from the late Victorian period. There is no motif more associated with luck than a horseshoe with them being as popular now as in Victorian times. Facing upward they bring luck to the wearer and facing downward, they send luck out into the universe.
The gold mark can be found to the rear, this simply reads '9ct'. Good detailing to the horseshoe & good straight pin, please see the pictures.
Size of stick pin 5.5 cm or 2.1 inches.
Size of horseshoe 1.2 x 1.0 cm or 0.5 x 0.4 inches.
Weight 0.8 grams or 0.5 penny weight.