Rare Harvey Railroad Coin Silver Southwest Bracelet
Unique coin silver link bracelet that is perfect for children or those with small wrists at 6.5 inches in length. Part of the Harvey legacy, this bracelet would have been sold at roadside stops along the southwest highways and byways. It is very light and comfortable for daily wear. In excellent condition with NO cracks, dents or breaks. A simple hook latch stays securely closed and can be opened and closed with one hand. If you would like to know more about the Harvey history, please read below specifications.
* Coin Silver
* Maker Harvey (no markings as is typical if Harvey items)
* 6 1/2" inches in length
* Links are 5/8" inch wide
* 14.54 grams
* c. 1940's
If you have ever watch the Judy Garland movie "Harvey Girls", then you will find yourself interested in Fred Harvey's biography. He and his sons made famous the railroad restaurant, as well as, railroad jewelry for tourist that flocked to the Southwest in the early 1900's through the 1950's. Items were typically assembled out of prefabricated pieces to stock and sell quickly. Harvey did work with some Native American artisans and hand crafted pieces can be found on the market today. Here are some good websites into the life of Fred Harvey:
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