Jewelry, Gems, & Minerals/Ring marking?


viv wrote at 2012-07-05 22:43:12
This is what I've found at: http://www.antique-jewelry-investor....-comments.html

A plus Star hallmark - Maker's mark - Allsop Bros. Corner Orchard and Camp Streets, Newark, NJ; 1894-1937. They made gold and platinum rings and formed Allsop & Bliss in 1937.

Hope it helps. Regards.

elliebuffalo wrote at 2013-02-24 16:57:43
Concerning the Five Pointed Star, with No letter within possibly - H.D. MERRITT & Co. I believe it was mostly used on Plated Chains, N. Attleboro, MA, USA) - ca 1855 - 1930s

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We are collectors, hobbyists and dealers in memorabilia and antiques - especially antique vintage and costume jewelry items. For 10 years we owned an antique shop here in Central Florida but retired and reopened a site on the internet that specializes mostly in antique jewelry and accessories such as perfume bottles, etc. Bill is informed on general antiques specializing in china and silver or sterling tablewares while Sally tends to jewelry and paper/advertising ephemera. We receive a lot of general questions from our site and would be glad to try and answer or give direction not considered for official appraisal purposes, i.e. estate or insurance.


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