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Accession Number: 1.69.2718

Date : 1876

Dimensions: overall length: 2.5 in, width: 1.375 in

Remarks: Locket with bar pin. Heavy shield shaped locket of yellow gold with pink gold trim. On front is a 3 dimensional buffalo head of pink gold with white gold horns and diamond chip eyes. Above buffalo is a pink gold block with WFC monogram. Back of locket is pink gold engraved with scrolls and inscription. Back of locket opens with top hinge, contains two oval picture openings; the back one contains a photo of Kit Carson Cody with lightly pink tinted cheeks. Attached to top of locket with a heavy pink gold ring is a rectangular bar pin overlaid in pink gold and engraved. Gift from Buffalo Bill to Moses Kerngood shortly after Kit Cody's death

Inscription: Front: WFC [engraved on back of locket:] Moses Kerngood/from Buffalo Bill/April 20th 1876 [on bar:] Moses Kerngood

Synopsis: locket- gold- Diamond- yellow- pink- scrolls- buffalo- Cody, Kit Carson- Cody, William F.- Kerngood, Moses- Front: WFC [engraved on back of locket:] Moses Kerngood/from Buffalo Bill/April 20th 1876 [on bar:] Moses Kerngood- Locket with bar pin. Heavy shield shaped locket of yellow gold with pink gold trim. On front is a 3 dimensional buffalo head of pink gold with white gold horns and diamond chip eyes. Above buffalo is a pink gold block with WFC monogram. Back of locket is pink gold engraved with scrolls and inscription. Back of locket opens with top hinge, contains two oval picture openings; the back one contains a photo of Kit Carson Cody with lightly pink tinted cheeks. Attached to top of locket with a heavy pink gold ring is a rectangular bar pin overlaid in pink gold and engraved. Gift from Buffalo Bill to Moses Kerngood shortly after Kit Cody's death

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