Spitfire Trench Art cufflinks made from sixpence or 6d coins

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My late grandfather James Fisher taught me how to shape a 3d or three pence coin into the shape of a spitfire fighter aircraft. Jim, then a 15-year old in war-torn England, fashioned these brooches from English three pence coins during tea breaks from making real spitfires for the RAF in a factory near his home in Swindon. He used the three pence coin because of their high silver content , while I use New Zealand three pence coins for the same reason. My grandfather met my grandmother in the spitfire factory, where she too was employed during World War II. This type of jewellery is sometimes called trench art or vintage. I have now produced brooch earrings and cufflinks using the spitfires. The cufflinks come in a small display and storage box. vintage art

Spitfire brooch
Spitfire cufflinks cufflink cuff link
Spitfire Earrings

Brooch NZ $45
Earrings NZ $70
Cufflinks NZ $75

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  • Ships from Nelson, New Zealand.
  • Free Standard post within NZ
  • $25.00 Rest of the World
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Trench Art Spitfire. Hand made from three pence coin into the shape of a spitfire fighter.