Mercury Dime Cufflinks

These sophisticated cufflinks are made from vintage Mercury dimes, minted from 1916 to 1945.
created by

Ward Wallau

$75.00

Ward Wallau created by

Ward Wallau

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On the Money

These sophisticated cufflinks capture the richness of American art deco design. They are made from vintage Mercury dimes, minted from 1916 to 1945 and featuring Adolph A. Weinman’s iconic image of a face in profile wearing a winged cap. Designer Ward Wallau highlights the design by coating it in mirror-finished sterling silver and mounting sterling silver swivels to the back of each. The pair comes in a gift box with a Certificate of Authenticity. Made in the USA.

Ward Wallau

created by

Ward Wallau

location

California

Disappointed when the MTA filled in the "Y" cutout of their classic subway tokens, Ward Wallau was inspired to find a fun way to incorporate the unaltered tokens into cufflinks. He wanted to prove to the MTA that the original tokens were worthy of celebrating and repurposing and, after 11 years of "no," Ward became the first licensee of the New York City MTA. Since that time, this "authenticity hound," has assembled and grew his team of artisans, production staff, and authenticators in Berkeley, California, where they re-imagine nostalgic artifacts as unique gifts that tell a story. Ward loves breathing new life into things that already exist, be it letterpress blocks, a wooden seat from Wrigley Field, or a bat broken at a Major League baseball game. "This business is ever-challenging, dynamic, and satisfying," he says. "It's not a good day if you don't learn something new!"

Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
sterling silver, mercury dime
Measurements
0.75" Dia
Care
Clean with a silver cloth.
Item ID
46207

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