RARE EARLY VICTORIAN IRISH HAND CARVED GILT COMBINATION "ERIN GO BRAGH" WAX SEAL. This is a rare Stunning Georgian Irish Hand Carved Gilt Combination ERIN GO BRAGH Wax Seal, this i believe was crafted in Ireland c1838 making it around. 181 years old, this is a very special and Rare Georgian Irish Combination Wax Seal, the Handel is Beautifully Hand Carved with Baluster design Stem and Large Handle, the Handle also unscrews to reveal a Compartment inside the Handle and it screws nice and secure back onto the body of the Wax Seal.The Seal itself has Gold Gilt and is round in Shape, and what makes this Wax Seal even more special is the Seal with the words ERIN GO BRAGH which translate into Ireland Forever or Ireland to the End, it also has the Shamrock which is used as a Symbol of Ireland. This would have been owned by a Proud Irish Man or Woman in the Early Victorian Period, this really is a special and Unique one of a Kind Combination Wax Seal, and is in good condition with just light wear which is normal for the age of this Beautiful Wax Seal, this is a rare and Collectable Carved Handle Combination Irish Wax Seal. In time, the phrase became anglicised. By 1847, it was already in use as "Erin Go Bragh".
That year, a group of Irish volunteers, including U. Army deserters, joined the Mexican side in the. Flew as their standard a green flag with a harp on it, with the motto "Erin Go Bragh", but the exact design is not known. Variations on this flag design have been used at different times to express Irish nationalism. Erin Go Bragh is an Irish revolutionary song, which was famous with Irish Volunteers in the time period of 1913-22.
This song was written by Peadar Kearney, who composed several rebel songs. Peadar Kearney was an Irish republican who wrote the Irish national anthem The Soldiers Song in 1907. Peadar Kearney was born in 1883 in Dublin and he was a co-founder of the Irish Volunteers. Besides Erin Go Bragh, he has written many other famous revolutionary songs like Down by the Glenside, The Tri-coloured Ribbon, Down by the Liffey Side, etc. Erin Go Bragh is also an Irish phrase that means Ireland Forever.
Before the adaptation of the tricolor national flag of Ireland, "Erin Go Bragh" phrase can be seen on the National Flag. In the Erin Go Bragh song, the author has written an intriguing story of five soldiers in Erin go Bragh. Those brave soldiers had fought very bravely for Ireland. Their names are also mentioned in the lyrics: Tom Clark, MacDonagh, MacDiarmada, McBryde and very brave James Connolly. One English captain stated Give me one hour and Ill blow you away, and after a second he caught the bullet in his throat.
In the bay area, Old Ceannt and his comrades had showed their courage like a lion. At the end of song, the poet stated that their next generation will always tell about the bravery of their forefathers for freedom in Erin Go Bragh. To date, this song has great honour and connection with many Irish people. The item "RARE EARLY VICTORIAN IRISH HAND CARVED GILT COMBINATION ERIN GO BRAGH WAX SEAL" is in sale since Tuesday, October 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".The seller is "fine_antique_silver2012" and is located in Crawley. This item can be shipped worldwide.