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Offline Treetotal

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Re: Dating jewellery
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 20 April 17 15:22 BST (UK) »
Could you post a photo of it as we may be able to find a match for you.
Carol
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Re: Dating jewellery
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 20 April 17 15:27 BST (UK) »
Although this thread was started over nine years ago, it would be interesting to know if the OP ever managed to find out more about the jewellery in question.  :)

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Re: Dating jewellery
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 20 April 17 15:35 BST (UK) »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D...Well spotted Ruskie...I never noticed....you should change your nickname to miss Marple.
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Re: Dating jewellery
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 20 April 17 15:44 BST (UK) »
I have a book of hallmarks, in case anyone has a similar problem.
It's 50 years old, but shows the marks down to 1963.
There doesn't appear to have been a Welsh assay office.
Bagwell of Kilmore & Lisronagh, Co. Tipperary;  Beatty from Enniskillen;  Brown from Preston, Lancs.;  Burke of Ballydugan, Co. Galway;  Casement in the IoM and Co. Antrim;  Davison of Knockboy, Broughshane;  Frobisher;  Guillemard;  Harrison in Co. Antrim and Dublin;  Jones around Burton Pedwardine, Lincs.;  Lindesay of Loughry;  Newcomen of Camlagh, Co. Roscommon;  Shield;  Watson from Kidderminster;  Wilkinson from Leeds

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Re: Dating jewellery
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 20 April 17 19:42 BST (UK) »
Probably used Chester?

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Re: Dating jewellery
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 20 April 17 20:42 BST (UK) »
Chester would have been nearest.

There was also a "minor guild" in Bristol from 1730 to 1800.
Its marks were a lion passant guardant and a crowned leopard's face,
similar to those used by some other assay offices at the time,
together with a ship.
But it seems it was mainly spoons (and possibly other cutlery) that the minor guilds hallmarked, not jewellery.
Bagwell of Kilmore & Lisronagh, Co. Tipperary;  Beatty from Enniskillen;  Brown from Preston, Lancs.;  Burke of Ballydugan, Co. Galway;  Casement in the IoM and Co. Antrim;  Davison of Knockboy, Broughshane;  Frobisher;  Guillemard;  Harrison in Co. Antrim and Dublin;  Jones around Burton Pedwardine, Lincs.;  Lindesay of Loughry;  Newcomen of Camlagh, Co. Roscommon;  Shield;  Watson from Kidderminster;  Wilkinson from Leeds

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Re: Dating jewellery
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 20 April 17 23:40 BST (UK) »
;D ;D ;D ;D...Well spotted Ruskie...I never noticed....you should change your nickname to miss Marple.
Carol

We need a sleuthing emoji with a magnifying glass. ;)

(The OP hasn't been on rootschat for a few years either).