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South African Silver Protea pin


#1

This sterling pin is of the national flower of South Africa, the King Protea. It is hallmarked on the back with a Springbok head. I am not sure how old it is, who made it or if it was awarded to some society or sportsmen.

Jannie
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#2

Some update. The Springbok head is the sterling mark for Republic of South Africa(after 1961). The Union of South Africa was a leopard/lion head in a U.
Jannie