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Obliterated, Mis-Struck Marks
by: Yvonne Hammouda-Eyre

Good Evening,

Interesting question. Are the marks "obliterated" in the sense of 'tabula rasa' as in a 'clean slate', leaving no trace, or are the marks simply illegible, from wear over time, which could indicate authenticity? Or are the marks miss-struck?

18k, as you most probably already know, is equivalent to the millesimal value of 750, the latter being the more common control mark in Europe.

D180 relates to the diamond information.

J B JOHN BIGGIN & Co., Ltd. (Silverplate, Cutlery Handles, Brass, Britannia wares, Sheffield, UK) - ca 1825 - 1956

John Biggin & Co., Ltd. fits the maker's mark description but inconsistent with the other particulars of the bracelet.

"The maker's mark appears to be a J and a B in capital letters, inside two circles (imagine a pair of spectacles)."

Is it possible to attach images of the front of the Bracelet? And a close-up of the maker's mark?

Best Wishes


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