Antique Holy Land Rosary with Upside-Down Mary!
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This antique rosary has wooden beads, and a brass Crucifix and center medal. It was made in Palestine circa 1900-1910.One of the most interesting things about it is also an indicator of its age - the center medal, which is a Miraculous Medal, is "upside-down" relative to the Crucifix, and upside down compared to the way rosary centers are made today. The inscription on the center medal is in French, "O MARIE CONCU SANS PECHE PPN", which means, "O MARY, CONCEIVED WITHOUT SIN, PRAY FOR US". The rosary is in excellent condition. The Crucifix and center have a lovely patina from age, and slight wear. It is about 13 3/4 inches long. You will receive free shipping on this item if you purchase it with any of my other auctions that you do pay shipping for. Auctions must finish within 7 consecutive days of each other. Check out my other items and combine purchases to save on shipping! The more you buy, the more you save!! Auctions must finish within one week of each other. Please let me know if you are a winner and waiting for more auctions to finish. Please note that I accept PayPal and United States Postal Service money orders only. Please ask any questions before you bid. I am not responsible for uninsured items.