Welcome

Welcome to the official website of The Hat Pin Society of Great Britain. Here is your key to the world of hat pin collecting.

This once fashionable piece of jewellery dates from the Victorian era through to the 1950's.

Enamelling, carnival glass, Charles Horner and other silversmiths, hat pin holders and stands, china and porcelain backstamps, fakes and findings, styles and materials, hat decorations and the industry that produced such specials as the Norene Safety Hat Pin and many other patents, are just some of the areas of interest covered.

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Membership is international. There is a quarterly illustrated newsletter that carries articles of great interest on subjects close to the heart of the members.

Take this unique opportunity to enjoy your hobby to the full.

Join our enthusiastic band of friendly, knowledgeable and dedicated fellow collectors.