Thomas Aston & Son - Birmingham - Receipt - 1865

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Thomas Aston & Son - Birmingham - Receipt - 1865

Postby dognose » Thu Oct 27, 2022 9:03 am

Thomas Aston & Son - Birmingham - Receipt - 1865

A receipt from Thomas Aston & Son of 12, Regent Place, Caroline Street, Birmingham for mourning jewellery supplied to Mrs. Abraham Taylor:

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Thomas Aston & Son - Birmingham - 1865

The receipt is dated 25th March 1865.

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Re: Thomas Aston & Son - Birmingham - Receipt - 1865

Postby AG2012 » Thu Oct 27, 2022 11:31 am

16 quid each;that was a fortune at the time.
2376 pounds today (each).
But black enamel and three diamonds....possibly it would cost about the same today. No diamond carats given, though.That was always good business with diamonds - people mislead with ^^stones^^.
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