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    Jeweler's mark?

    Hello!

    I dug this ring today in Corvallis Oregon today. I assume it's somewhat old because of the depth that I dug it at!

    It's marked "STERLING" ~ the jeweler's mark is a "U" with an arrow through it. Anyone know who's jeweler's mark this is? What years were they in business? How old do you think this ring is?

    Thanks for looking!
    Neil
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    Oct 2006
    New Zealand
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    Re: Jeweler's mark?

    Hey Neil, nice ring

    Possibly Russian maker's mark, according to this site
    http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jewelry-G...89/U-Arrow.htm

    The U with the arrow through it is something I have seen before but I don't know which country it was.

    I beleive it was Eastern European, possibly Russian from some while ago but at present I can find no reference to it in the publications
    .

    Then there's wiki
    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_does_...ece_of_jewelry


    Mike

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    Re: Jeweler's mark?

    trikikiwi, looks like you beat me to it. LOL
    I believe the mark is made by UNCAS MANUFACTURING CO. 1911 to present.
    "U" with an arrow going through it-since 1920 through at least 1988.

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    Oct 2006
    New Zealand
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    Re: Jeweler's mark?

    Quote Originally Posted by stoney56
    trikikiwi, looks like you beat me to it. LOL
    I believe the mark is made by UNCAS MANUFACTURING CO. 1911 to present.
    "U" with an arrow going through it-since 1920 through at least 1988.
    All credit to you stoney,
    I edited my original post to add the Wiki link - I think within a blink of yours
    and as you are aware, there's no points for speed here, it's all about accuracy
    Cheers, Mike

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    Re: Jeweler's mark?

    It is a nice ring. What is that? Onyx?

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    Re: Jeweler's mark?

    WOW ~ thanks for the info! Very helpful!

    Yeah, I thinks it's black onyx.
    Got dog tags?  I'm looking for old dog tax tags and dog license tags! From any city, any county, and any state (prefer pre-1970) ~ oddcoins@msn.com

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    Oct 2006
    Way Northern California
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    Re: Jeweler's mark?

    Neil,

    Awesome find, Neil and I wish I could help. I had to post, though, when I saw the file name!! My kids think I'm ridiculous for loving metal detecting. I keep threatening to detect the high school, at lunch time, wearing a "I'm Lindy's Dad" T-Shirt.

    Too funny.

    MP

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    A gold ring with a U with an arrow going through it is manufactured by Uncas Manufacturing. They began making their costume jewelry in 1911 and still do.

 

 

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