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by CptDarling
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Gold Ring Discrepancy
Replies: 6
Views: 4129

Re: Gold Ring Discrepancy

My apologies for the double post/subject, I read up on the photo rules but didn't realise you couldn't continue a thread... For the record, 1925 did come up in my research, but I was informed the H (centre dot) A finished in 1916 when the 'nephew' who had taken the H. Aston name on passed away...The...
by CptDarling
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Gold Ring Discrepancy
Replies: 6
Views: 4129

Re: Gold Ring Discrepancy

Hello CaptDarling The special town mark of the anchor flanked by 2 'c's denoting the bi-centenery of the Birmingham Assay Office was only used on certain punches and were used at the request of the maker, the other punches just had the usual anchor symbol. Your ring is dated 1973-4. As for the make...
by CptDarling
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Gold Ring Discrepancy
Replies: 6
Views: 4129

Gold Ring Discrepancy

Hello, I've recently been researching a few rings within the family and all was going well. Oddly, the one that's causing an issue is the most recent. My signet ring was purchased and engraved in 1978 (my 21st). Recent info suggests it was a B H Britton & Sons ring, assayed in Birmingham in 1973...
by CptDarling
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: Birmingham anchor question...
Replies: 8
Views: 5224

Re: Birmingham anchor question...

I have seen the CC mark before and it does show as the bi-centenary mark for Birmingham 1973, perversely, I have a signet ring which is almost certainly 1973 9ct gold but it doesn't have the two C's on the anchor! The (stock) ring was engraved with my initials in 1978 (my 21st). I've been told it's ...

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