My husband recently brought this home for me. I'm not sure if it's an old locket or a compact, but I like the etching/engraving on the top. I think it would make a nice vintage looking necklace, so I'm going to clean it up a little bit and try to attach a chain.
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Have a wonderful Independence Day Weekend!