Chester Compass, Need Help Please

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shrimpy
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Chester Compass, Need Help Please

Postby shrimpy » Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:24 am

Having been given some gold from my Mother, I'm struggling with this one. I've tried to take as best pictures as I can with a fairly poor Camera, Can anyone give me some information, Many Thanks.-

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Re: Chester Compass, Need Help Please

Postby dognose » Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:17 am

Hi,

Welcome to the Forum.

Presuming the maker's mark reads 'TJS' then the maker was Thomas James Skelton, of 86, Vyse Street, Birmingham. It's made from 9ct gold and was assayed at the Chester Assay Office in 1913.

Trev.


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