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I would you like to know who the manufacturer of this ladies traveling vanity set is. It is silver, and the trademark is D66 inside a diamond. Can you help?

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Dennis, There are a lot more great trade mark collections out on line than there used to be. You used to have to put in hours at the library.
I don't recognize the mark, but someone who is into collections or a quafure botique MA recognize it. Don't be afraid to call Christie's or Southerby's & ask especially if it looks high quality or tests solid silver or gold.
try: https://www.illusionjewels.com/research/costumejewelrymarks.html


If you get lucky you may spot it in a Google image search like this one: https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&tbs=rimg%3ACbVeB-z0asnqIkDPpgqMSO6gwjm2O8oKtYaXJ6WHX1b3psSf1Nl1VWJCDc-HOjxl3oFYgT8y8YQkgYv8dcGhLzrLFeb_1sVzG3zNWKhIJz6YKjEjuoMIRx7vQqyb42KIqEgk5tjvKCrWGlxHWG-YyQP46BioSCSelh19W96bEEeOxCa69f6W4KhIJn9TZdVViQg0RBMl-2eXK73wqEgnPhzo8Zd6BWBEiVplQScoahSoSCYE_1MvGEJIGLEcZINve6uiy3KhIJ_1HXBoS86yxURbd_1Yhf-xgc0qEgnm_17Fcxt8zVhHPzUa7B0LDTw%3D%3D&q=jewelry%20maker%20mark%20identification&bih=615&biw=360&ved=0ahUKEwjl37mom73NAhUU8WMKHV2NC88QrnYIAg

You might also try talking to antique dealers that sell collectable travel  sets. Like this eBay collector : https://www.rubylane.com/collectibles/,c=Vintage_Collectibles_Vanity_Items,id=83,ipp=30

I hope this helps you in your search. It will also help to know what country it came from & if it is sold or plated .
good luck in your search,
Chris

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Chris Eilertsen

Expertise

I have been in the Jewelry Industry 20 years and Apprenticed as a silver smith took classes in Casting sculpting repair and trained under master gold and silver smiths as well as some experience in Faceting and diamond cutting and polishing for repair. Plating, Wax work, Diamond Setting, Engraving, Carving, Mold Making, design, some watch repair, tool making, enamel work, refining, mining, sales, sand blasting, casting. Have worked in Platinum, Gold, Silver, Pewter, Brass, Bronze, Aluminum,Steel,Titanium,Wood, Plastic, and Stone. 10 years Appraisal work in Jewelry.

Experience

20 years commercial experience in Repair Manufacturing and sales of Jewelry 3 years school 4 year apprentice. Worked on the duplication of the treasure found on the Spanish Galleon Maravalla by Dr. Cecil Humphreys. Traveled with and manufactured the souvenirs and miscellaneous replicas from the King Tut Exhibit when it visited the US.

Organizations
Former member AGTA and GIA and a ten year member of Memphis Jewelers association. 17 years experience in Tuscon Jewelry shows buying and selling.

Publications
JCK Tuscon Show Gude

Education/Credentials
Classes at MSU and The Memphis art academy in Jewelry sculpting, Specialized Repair school, and 2 apprenticeships in Silversmithing from Juelius Astor, and Goldsmithing from Katchic Yacubian both masters for over 35 years each.Studied with Dr. Richard Prilliman, and several others.

Awards and Honors
JCK Tuscon Show honorable mention in design.

Past/Present Clients
Dr. Cecil Humphreys Finder of the Spanish Galleon Maravalla, The Vanderbilts, Miscellaneous repair antique estate pieces. Elvis Presley Repair and Appraise 2 pieces of jewelry. Rifat Hassan and Nihall Mumtaz With the King Tut Exhibit. Trade work for over 36 Major Chains from Zales to Sams.

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