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by dnl
Fri Aug 04, 2006 2:44 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Art Nouveau silver brooch - cannot identify makers mark
Replies: 10
Views: 9571

The word DEPOSE is found generally as a French mark that refers to something like a patent. So it would possibly indicate that the design was patented?
by dnl
Fri Aug 04, 2006 2:35 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Can anyone tell me what these marks mean?
Replies: 5
Views: 3844

You do the ID yourself...

As much as it is hard to believe, the information provided to you above was not an opinion but derived from the chronicles of English hallmark guides. Here is an image from the pocket Jackson book of English Hallmarks. The anchor is a Birmingham assay office, this is a page from the Birmingham assay...
by dnl
Fri Aug 04, 2006 1:33 am
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Gold mark identification wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 3327

So nice of your 'maiden aunt' to leave you jewelry. I hope that you enjoy them. As you note, the images are just that... images and the item should be looked at by a professional person to be sure, but certain appearences revealed by the photo leads me to believe that this item is a composite of man...
by dnl
Sat Jul 08, 2006 6:21 am
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Identifying Gold Marks
Replies: 2
Views: 5094


They are great marks that I have not seen in person but believe it to be a bracelet that was made in Russia and imported to Latvia. (very cool) I would like to see the reverse (2nd shot better) but the front side of the mark is 14k gold with the queen's profile in such a position that it indicates i...

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