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Alfa Romeo – original early 1970s gilt badge in age-worn condition remounted onto a new leather keyfob

NOW SOLD – sorry this keyring has now been sold and can no longer be ordered

An original Alfa Romeo keyfob badge which will have been produced in the early 1970s which we have remounted onto a new leather keyfob as can be seen in the photos .

Just this one keyring with this badge to offer – when it has been sold this listing will be cancelled.

Prior to 1972 Alfa Romeo keyfob badges contained the word ‘Milano ‘ – so we know that this badge was produced after that .

Gilt badges like this one were generally produced in the 1960s and very early 1970s – so this badge is easy to date conclusively as early 1970s .

The vitreous enamel badge is actually in very good condition despite it’s aged appearance .

The original high gloss of the vitreous enamel has worn over the years to give a smooth matt appearance .

These gilt badges always tended to mellow in use as this one has done to give an attractive aged appearance which is now quite fashionable – customers increasingly seem to prefer a badge which looks to have covered some miles remounted onto a new leather keyfob so it can cover a few more !

The gilt plating on the back of the badge has darkened to a considerable degree and would doubtless polish up with metal polish – but we will leave that to the new owner .

It would be very difficult or probably impossible to artificially age a vitreous enamel badge to give this appearance – it’s patina is the product of many thousands of miles and many years of use .

The keyring in the photos is the actual one which you will receive . SMOSO  00/55   07/22