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titi wrote at 2008-01-22 22:22:59
Hi, I believe the mark you describe is the Uncas Jewelry Co. It is probably from the 1940s.


Toni wrote at 2009-11-03 21:45:03
Hi, I saw your question as I was browsing today and know who the maker is of that hallmark.  



I know my answer is late in getting to you, but perhaps it will help someone else in the future.



This U + Arrow makers mark is by Uncas MFG. Co.  They have been in business since 1911 and mainly manufacture sterling and costume jewelry.



The particular style of mark that is inside your ring was first used by Uncas in the mid 1920's.



I hope this helps.


Kay wrote at 2013-07-17 17:39:38
I believe that mark was used by the Uncas Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island. Founded by Vincent Sorrentino in 1911. Acquired Vargas Mfg. Company in 1998. Might still be in business today.




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