Irish Sixpence Cufflinks

$79.00

70th Birthday Gift. 1950 Irish Sixpence cufflinks. These unique cufflinks are made from rare year 1950 Irish sixpence, the coins feature an Irish Wolfhound - as well as the Celtic harp symbolizing the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald isle. They are made by hand not machine and they come in a beautiful silver presentation box. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee on all our products. Give a piece of history as a gift today. Hold the cursor over the image for a closer look.

The year on the coin you receive will be the specific year of the listing

These cufflinks are made from coins that were manufactured in the year 1950

Below are some of the main events of 1950

Born that year

Bill Murray (Actor)/Cybill Shepard (Actress)
Ed Harris (Actor)/Franco Harris (Athlete)
Jay Leno (American Talk Show Host)/Jeremy Paxman (Presenter of Political Shows)
Karen Carpenter (Musician)/Mark Spitz (Swimmer)
Nora Roberts (Author)/Richard Branson (Businessman)
Stevie Wonder (Singer)/William Hurt (Actor)

Inventions in 1950 included

Diners Credit Card
First TV Remote Control is marketed

Also that year

Uruguay wins the 1950 World Cup in Brazil
Communist China provides additional military forces to Communist North Korea
North Korea invades South Korea capturing Seoul
Great Brinks Robbery on January 17th in Boston
President Truman approved U.S. construction of the hydrogen bomb
US Defense Production Act starts wage and price controls.
US leads UN in Korean War
Persecution of Communists is initiated by Senator McCarthy
The Eastern United States suffers 7 days of Blizzard Conditions and strong winds leaving more than 1 million homes without power.
Chinese invasion of Tibet
12 nations agree to the creation of North Atlantic Treaty Organization / NATO for the defense of the United States and Europe.
Formation of the Warsaw Pact in answer to the wests NATO
Volcanic cloud kills 5000 in Mount Lamington, New Guinea
Albert Einstein warns that nuclear war could lead to mutual destruction
In South Africa, the Group Areas Act is passed formally segregating races
President Harry Truman sends United States military personnel to Vietnam to aid French forces
First TV remote control, Zenith Radio's Lazy Bones is marketed
Diners Club Issues First Credit Cards
President Truman authorizes production of hydrogen bomb
8 million homes in the US now own Televisions
Violent storms and a tornado devastate southern England
Earthquake and floods in Assam, India - 574 deaths, 5,000,000 believed homeless
President Harry S. Truman places America’s railroads under the control of the U.S. Army
The British Labour party wins the 1950 general election
Petrol Rationing Ends in Great Britain after 11 years
Fangio wins the Monaco Grand Prix his first Grand Prix of a total of 24 Grand Prix victories