Cortes GC Silverplate Information?

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Joellea1
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Cortes GC Silverplate Information?

Postby Joellea1 » Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:10 pm

Hello!

I recently came across a beautiful vintage hair clip. The mark on the back is barely legible but after lots of searching I believe it says "Sterling Cortes gc-2 Mexico". However I cannot find any information about this maker! I have found three other pieces with the same mark one of which differs in that it says "silver plated" instead of "sterling". Does anyone have any information on this maker? I would really like to know roughly how old this hair pin is.

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The hair clip.

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The mark on my clip. As you can see it is difficult to read

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This is not my image, I found this on eBay. The one difference is this says "silver plated" whereas mine says "sterling"

Thank you all in advance!
-Joelle

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Re: Cortes GC Silverplate Information?

Postby Traintime » Sat Jul 24, 2021 7:17 pm

Letter/Number system is post-1979 and covered at the top here: https://www.925-1000.com/mexican_marks.html


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