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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #353017 (stock #T 1166)
Vintage Mexican jewelry or owl collectors! Pyramid triangle shape pin that converts to a pendant with tortoise like inlay, Abalone owl star chased branch mrk'd: TAXCO letter around PF or FF and assay 3.
1 3/4" with built in 3 mm bail to allow your chain. Mid century styling. Very nice condition.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1930 item #362449 (stock #T 1212)
Vintage sterling silver studio or bench made cut out reticulate with applied granulation berries and chased leaf "C" catch pair of pins stamped: superimposed "C W" or "W C" from a Boston area household of relatives of the silversmith who may have once lived in Chicago?
Do you recognize the mystery marks?
Each small @ 1 3/16" X 7/8" and in as found unpolished condition.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #363284 (stock #T 1215-5)
Vintage Modernist sculptural ring stamped: ISRAEL 925 and an indented silversmith's touch mark in size 7 1/2. Mod mid century styling and look at the five 'pods'..

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #373344 (stock #T 1238 - 5)
Vintage mid century silver ring with three makers marks and R.A.G (?) on this Moderne sculptural ring with a 16mm X 12 mm beautiful blue green bezel set semi precious gemstone. Well made size 7.5 that could easily be sized. Mid century styling.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Continental : Pre 1950 item #374428 (stock #T 1241 )
Simple and sweet silver 9 mm bezel set amber ring marked M. R. and 800 in a red box with the marks of WPHA?, 1, KWI, and other marks.
Size 8.25. Resizing could obliterate the maker's marks. Very Good condition and the box is very nice too.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1930 item #375974 (stock #T 1246)
Vintage unsigned unmarked yet tested sterling silver Mission style bail holding an odd faceted light as a feather amber pendant on newer 21" sterling chain.
The amber piece is Just under 2 1/2" X 1 1/8 @ widest while the large bench made bail adds another 3/8". This is an old piece as evidenced by some teenie semi circular drill marks at the drilled areas that old organic pieces often get from age and arid conditions. Priced Accordingly. Don't let the low price dissuade.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : American : Pre 1940 item #393517 (stock #T 1288)
From a local Boston area estate of a Peruzzi, Cini & Parenti collector; this well made vintage ornate intricate figural dragon or sea serpent motif pin brooch, with a favored motif by same. Unsigned yet stamped: STERLING and very Peruzzi Cini Parenti like, as the first two often used this sea serpent motif.
Wt: 10 grams. Gorgeous green 13 mm bezel set chrysoprase green semiprecious cab for a total of
2 3/8" X 7/8 and in super pre owned unpolished vintage condition.
The phlange ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #612855 (stock #T 1565)
A senor doll motif. Vintage circa 1945 sterling silver pin brooch as a pre assay era figural man with sombrero carrying a crate of 'tomatoes' stamped: SILV MEX - testing at least 90%, tho often these are higher. No doubt by a talented Taxco Mexico Mexican silversmith working in repousse holloware.
The native peoples have been known to make dolls as teaching tools for their children to play.

Note image 4: 2 3/4 X 1 1/8"; the intricate handmade crate contains approximately 11 melons ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #748874 (stock #T 1606 )
Scarab beetle, the symbol of rebirth. Circa 1900 antique Arts Crafts era, unsigned unmarked yet tested sterling silver cravat stick scarf pin with a genuine scarab beetle in all it's glorious iridescent blue greens and encased in a scallop shape bezel.
Just over 2" and in super vintage unpolished condition.
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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1980 item #273697 (stock #T 709)
Republicans wear this Sterling Cast Elephant Pin Brooch, marked simply Sterling in back. Stands at 1.75 " X 2.25" and weighs .4 Ounce or 12 Grams. Very nice pre-owned partially unpolished condition, yet will hand cloth polish at no fee. Please collect with confidence after reviewing the dozens of Trocadero verified feedbacks. View scan, pictures as all Qs will be answered here in lieu of email reply.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1950 item #309197 (stock #847)
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Vintage ethnographic sun face motif round 2" sterling silver pin with copper sun face with of an idol god amidst Inlay mosaic lapis marked: Mexico, assay 3, double stamped 3 plus initials, please see close up. Nice pre owned unpolished condition.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #326106 (stock #976)
Sterling doll cat motif. Well made with nice heft figural cat pin pendant sterling brass mixed metals stamped: TV-08 or TV-88 Mexico 925. The "T" barely visible in this viewer's opinion. The bail accommodates an omega/chain of 3.5-4mm wide.
The native peoples were known to make animal motif dolls for their children to play.

Just under 2 1/4" X 1", weighs 13 Grams and is in very fine preowned vintage condition.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #349151 (stock #T 1133)
REPLY: Available and quite sharp. Vintage ornate granulated chased applied rope silver metal work dagger, sheath and chain scarf hair pin tie clip. The blade edges were made wavy.
Simply stamped: 5 and 900 (90% compared to 92.5% for sterling) presumably for the silver content as it tests at least that. Just under 2 1/2". Super condition with decades of rich patina.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Retro : Pre 1960 item #379758 (stock #T 1256)
Vintage rhodium plated sterling silver bold floral spray pin brooch sb earrings set weighing 25 grams, both marked: sterling. Bold 5 1/4" floral pin brooch with 7/8" screwback earrings, both just marked Sterling. In very wearable vintage preowned condition and the turnwheels work very well. Your jeweler could convert these to earwires for you.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1930 item #688023 (stock #T 1594 a,b)
From a Boston area household these two completely hand wrought silver rings created in the bench made tradition are marked: STERLING on a rectangular tab. Dimensions and details on each picture. Reminds one of Hobe or Peruzzi. Each at $72
(A) Rectangular adjustable with applied flowers, leaves;
( B) Round with same style.
With your USA Ck or USPS MO, take both for $119 Lot/Net Special and receive free S/H/I.
Fab vintage unpolished condition with decades rich darkening in cre...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1970 item #362942 (stock #T 1214-5)
Vintage pine cone motif choker necklace, unsigned yet tested at least sterling silver. 3 pine cone detailed motif sections.
The secure spring ring clasp is marked STERLING, and the rest tested same. Very nice preowned vintage condition - needs polishing.
16 1/4" around interior. Mid section station is 2 3/8" across X 1 3/8". Weighs 16 gram or 1/2 ounce.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #275862 (stock #T 717)
Reward for mystery maker - see below. Look at the mystery marks book piece. Flock of geese. Modern Scandinavian sterling silver modernist geese bird flock pin brooch seen in at least one book and signed in back with several interesting touchmarks, hallmarks.
1.5 X 2" with the hand wrought look. The back shows decades of dark rich wonderful patina that sterling of this age gets.
Very Nice pre-owned unpolished condition, yet will hand cloth polish for you Free.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Retro : Pre 1950 item #316903 (stock #T 897)
Is this made in Taxco Mexico? Lizard gekko silver set is simply stamped "Sterling" on the belly of the pin and the turn wheels of the screwback reptile earrings.
Brooch is 3 X 1 1/4" and the
ears are 1 1/4 X 1/2" and weigh 9 Grams.
In wonderful preowned vintage condition with decades of rich darkening of the detailed texture. Free hand cloth polishing - please request when placing your order.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #328107 (stock #T 994)
Who is TVE? Mystery silver marks Native American? Modernist? Vintage hand made sleek slender stylized double leaf bezel set turquoise 'flower bud' pin brooch unmarked except for script "TVE".
Unmarked - Tests bright red for high content silver.
3X 1 7/8". Stone has slight crazing, normal for this type of stone.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1121416 (stock #1728)
Two circa 1900 Edwardian Victorian antique lockets, the signed Wightman Hough also stamped "1/4 gold shell", the other with a dragons breath art glass cab, each with chain:

(A) Silver tone Hexagon on Y chain. Antique jelly opal dragon's breath poured art glass cabochon. Boy's portrait photo and one celluloid liner ; OR
(B) Heart Mark logo for Wightman & Hough, a well known locket maker. Also marked: "1/4 gold shell". No photo and two celluloid liners.
Both are in very nice, weara...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #168385 (stock #T 375)
Excellent pricing early mark Gerardo Lopez abalone inlay sterling buckle piece which can be worn with today's leather belts. Marked: "Sterling 925" "Lopez Taxco" "Hecho en Mexico".
2" X 1 1/4"
Weight .6oz on postal scale.
Inlay intact and buckle is still in its vintage pre owned unpolished condition. It could easily be worn as a pendant without altering it.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #172485 (stock #T 418)
Each. Very vintage circa 1930, very Art Deco and unusual wooden demi-parure book chain necklace and/ or bracelet for any season bookchain festoon bibs such as these were quite popular from the late Victorian era on through to mid century. Are those hazelnuts hanging from the gilt brass bookchain, or tan Hershey kisses? Instead you will find carved imprinted wood dangles or charms with shiny, rich patina present only after 50 or 60 years. Each piece has the universally magical number "9" da...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #271087 (stock #T 693)
Round mod geometric applied designs on dome post earrings script signed "Sterling" "Howison" with large sterling earring backs. Julie Howison a jewelry designer from Portland Maine. These were hammered into a dome shape then a spiral, triangle and squiggle were applied. Total weight of 1/2 Ounce or 15 Grams and are 7/8" across and 1/4" heavy hollow deep.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1930 item #282118 (stock #T 737)
Late Arts and Crafts to early Art Deco 70+ year old collet bezel set Blister Pearl screwback earrings marked Sterling twice on each and another illegible mark. 18mm X 11mm with multi color background nacre.
Very good condition with decades of rich dark sterling patina, yet will lightly hand cloth polish for you upon request at no fee.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #313551 (stock #T 872)
Vintage Antique 2 Pc Sew on Cape Coat Buckle - Silver Plated Brass 'plate' riveted to Black Early Plastic depicting 'Repousse' profile of Egyptian Pharoah Ruler on left and Cleopatra like Pharoah Ruler on Right, facing each other with a snake on ea ornate head dress. Promo. See #144185 for similar motif.
Engaged this one measures 4 1/4" X just under 3". Some loss of plating and dustiness @ rivet sites and back, leading one to believe that a bakelite like substance has come in contact wi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1900 item #317816 (stock #T916abc or d)
What a find! Four pieces of vintage antique japanned Victorian mourning French jet or English Vauxhall black glass jewelry pins and one pair of earrings dating from 1860 to 1920. All brooches are japanned back, each have C catches. 59 each as follows:

(A) Sharply faceted SB 12K GF Circa 1920 Victorian revival earrings;
(B) 2 1/4". The oldest super shiny "French Jet" or English Vauxhall riveted -70 rivets. Tube hinge curly catch with extended pin stem brooch;
(C) 1 5/8". Beaut...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1960 item #320611 (stock #T 942)
Looking like the Skull and Idol Face Mask motifs popular in Mexican November 2nd celebrations, stamped "Sterling" on the cufflink mounting yet the fronts do not test so!
3/4 X 3/4" deep.
Note that each front is slightly different, leading one to believe that they may be hand made?

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #322413 (stock #T 955)
Vintage bird parrot avian Mexican sterling silver collectors, look at this engraved feather parrot perched in circle pin brooch marked: Hecho en Mexico 0925 around "JV" a listed silversmith. 'He' is has a 8X13mm green jade/onyx stone belly w an engraved feather riveted through that! Handsome and in perfect shape of 1 X 1 3/8" in size as seen in one book or another.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #326460 (stock #T 983)
Vintage modern mid century double leaf foliate clip earrings stamped signed: Orb Sterling and made by Modernist Otto R Bade who was Rebajes' foreman and later bought Rebajes' studio equipment.
1 X 3/4" and in very nice preowned vintage condition. Mid century styling.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1960 item #334962 (stock #T 1043)
Ethnographic Peruvian doll figurine motif. Vintage, weighty naive ethnographic Pre Columbian style figures or idols pin brooch with "C" clasp marked with an ethnic symbol stamp as, INDUSTRIA PERUANA & 900 for 90% Silver.
The native peoples were known to make dolls from precious metals.

24 Grams or .8 Oz and 2 X 2 1/4".
Super preowned vintage hefty condition with naive pin stem hinge.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Enamel : Pre 1930 item #338398 (stock #T 1067)
Vintage 1930 N U senior ball school university pendant charm wine red and black enamel Art Deco lines with a dimensional figural dog or wolf mascot. Tests sterling. 1 3/8" X 3/4" and in very good unpolished condition.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1960 item #338935 (stock #T 1073)
Amita gold and silver inlay on black damascene background of floral metal work often described as in the Komai style. This is serious inlay work. One pin Or a pair of SB earrings; 59 Each.
(A) Black Butterfly Screwback Earrings marked with a crown shape Amita mark and a small star to dot the "i"?. 1" across
(B) Figural pin marked AMITA JAPAN. Peonies & Iris motifs instead of the usual Japanese motifs on other damascene. 1 1/2" across X 7/8" north to south. $59 each.
Acquired toge...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1910 item #353304 (stock #T 1175 A B)
Includes all 6 pcs. Please view all images and below for this two lot special:
(A) Mother daughter Peter Pan Opera theatre figure Victorian picture buttons.
2 Piece silver metal and shiny liner under brass collet 1 1/2" self shank.
Peter Pan as played by Maude Adams seen in BBB. Good vintage condition, the self shank in brass back is bumpy from it's utilitarian history.
Mother 1 1/2" - Daughter 11/16" (not shown but same) and

(B) Dragon or Griffin. Paris Back T W &...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1930 item #369782 (stock #T 1229 -5)
Vintage Necklace will look Smashing on Your New Red Dress! Eight Bright Red Hexagon, eight 1 1/8" black pentagon shape and & 16 sharply faceted 5mm black beads interspaced
with Japanned finish metal chain for a total of 39".
Just Super condition! bo.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Enamel : Pre 1930 item #390570 (stock #T1281 AB orC)
Each. Choose to take any or all from this trio of Art Deco silver enamel guilloche pins all marked Sterling.
(A) Kirby? 2 3/8" aqua blue green on white with a safety pin catch and cross mark; or
(B) Oval hand painted roses on white oval screwback 3/4" earrings; or
(C) La Mode round pin just under 1" rhodium plated hand painted brooch - good to hold eyeglasses. All enamel, in very good and unpolished sterling silver condition and at $59 each or see multi special below.
$9 eac...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1940 item #394268 (stock #T 1291)
Unsigned unmarked yet tested bright red, may be higher than sterling silver and could be an Arts Crafts, Art Deco or Modernist Studio Ring with 3/4" bezel set Carnelian looking cab at size 6 3/4 yet your jeweler could resize.
Top is 1 1/8 X 7/8 and is unpolished. There is some silver that was never 'cleaned up'.
In good sound preowned vintage wearable condition.

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