Item/Description: Vintage ca 1950s-1970s Personally Yours “Coat of Arms” ancestry/heraldry-themed bronze or brass metal door knocker in original presentation gift box & retaining its original descriptive paper insert.
This stunning and unique door knocker is adorned with an assortment of 3-dimensional heraldic symbols: Animals; Crowns; Dogs (maybe dogs - they’re very tiny); a Knight’s Suit-of-Armor Helmet; Lions
Accompanying Documentation Insert reads: “The establishment of a ‘Coat of Arms’ for a family is an ancient and highly respected tradition; it has become a significant part of our American heritage, tracing it sources back through the Middle Ages.
This particular Coat of Arms, being presented to you, bears Heraldic Symbols that bespeak a family’s characteristics: Integrity, Courage and Honor, and indicate that this is a family of gentility.
It is the sincere wish of the donor that it will grace your home with distinction.”
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Age/Period: Vintage - ca 1950s-1970s
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin: Personally Yours
Material(s)/Format: Bronze-looking metal which alternatively might be brass
Size/Measurements: 4 1/8"W x 5 1/8"H
Quantity: One (1)
Original Box/Packaging/Documentation/Inserts/Accessories/Contents: YES!
Condition Summary: Excellent vintage collectible condition, with an exquisite patina!
*The door knocker is in exceptional condition. There is an old strip of what appears to be masking tape residue situated within the rectangular indented section wherein the insert would be placed bearing the name of the family whose home/door this door knocker graces.
*The presentation gift box is in very good, completely intact condition, exhibiting only a normal modicum of handling shelf/handling wear/rubbing!
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