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If they were made in the US before 1906 they may not have gold standard marks as these were not required in the US before 1906.In the UK 15, 12 and 9 karat gold were legally recognized in 1854. Your local jewelry can acid test the metal for you and also confirm the gold composition. He shouldn't charge too much as it's a pretty simple test that you can do at home if you have digital gold testing equipment or acid testing equipment that is contained in a wooden box. Best RegardsYvonne Hammouda-EyreStay up to date with all the latest Antique jewelry news, join the Antique Jewelry Investor community here....
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