Tie pin in case
Gold, seed pearls, diamonds, enamel; chamois, satin, metal
overall (case): 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. ( 2.2 x 3.2 x 9.8 cm ) overall (pin): 1/4 x 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 1.3 x 8
stamped: inside lid: "MARCUS & CO. / JEWELLERS / BROADWAY COR. 17TH ST. / NEW YORK."
Gold tie pin in the form of a sword, in case; hilt end of pin has a diamond on left quillon, seed pearls in boteh shape covering handle, handle has light blue enamel in spiral patters, diamond pommel; brown chamois covered case, lid hinged at the back, metal clasp fastener front center, inside lined with white satin.
A note with this tie pin says it was worn in the 1890s by Private Charles E. Miller of Company D, 7th Regiment, New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.