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Vintage Mother of Pearl Five-Decade Rosaries (Stamped “France”)

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NIB Vintage Mother of Pearl Five-Decade Rosary (Stamped “France”). Box marked Luzern.
NIB Vintage Mother of Pearl Five-Decade Rosary (Stamped “France”). Box marked Luzern.

NIB Vintage Mother of Pearl Five-Decade Rosary (Stamped “France”). Box marked Luzern. $44.99

Local pick up available at our shop in Bloomington, MN.

Features

  • Five-decade rosary (50 Ave, 4 Pater, between the center and the crucifix: 3 Ave, 2 Pater)
  • Stamped "France" on back of cross near bottom
  • Original box marked “J. Strassle Luzern”

Measurements

  • Overall length of strand: 16⅛"
  • Drop: 4-9/16"
  • Crucifix: Length, 1½; width, ⅞"
  • Bead size: 5 mm x 5 mm

All measurements are approximate.

Materials

  • Mother of pearl: Ave and Pater beads
  • Gold base metal: Findings, center/ornate, Corpus, and plaque on cross (non-ferrous; tested with magnet; metal is not magnetic)
  • Lucite: Cross

Condition

  • NIB (New in Box) includes cellophane bag for rosary.
  • Beads: No missing beads. One bead has a pink cast to it.
  • Cross: Crossbar is not a perfect rectangle. The corners are not 90 degrees square. And, therefore, it does not align to crossbar on gold metal finding. One minor scratch on back of gold metal finding on cross.

Comes from a non-smoking environment.


 Vintage Mother of Pearl Five-Decade Rosary (Stamped “France”).
Vintage Mother of Pearl Five-Decade Rosary (Stamped “France”).

Vintage Mother of Pearl Five-Decade Rosary (Stamped “France”). $34.99

Local pick up available at our shop in Bloomington, MN.

Features

  • Five-decade rosary (50 Ave, 4 Pater, between the center and the crucifix: 3 Ave, 2 Pater)
  • Stamped "France" on back of cross near bottom

Measurements

  • Overall length of strand: 16¼"
  • Drop: 4¾"
  • Crucifix: Length, 1½; width, ⅞"
  • Bead size: 5 mm x 5 mm

All measurements are approximate.

Materials

  • Mother of pearl: Ave and Pater beads
  • Gold base metal: Findings, center/ornate, Corpus, and plaque on cross (non-ferrous; tested with magnet; metal is not magnetic)
  • Silverplate: Findings on cross (non-ferrous; tested with magnet; metal is not magnetic)
  • Lucite: Cross

Condition

  • GUC (good used condition)
  • No missing beads
  • Some wear to metal findings.

Comes from a non-smoking environment.

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