May 09, 2012, 05:33 PM
Anyone good with old gold makers marks ?
found these 2 rings this week
both are old gold found in waters of an old beach that goes back to the 1800's
one looks like a horseshoe with a spike thru it (I found an old gold years ago with similar mark)
the other looks like a fist/hand with 2 crossed arrows in its grasp
May 09, 2012, 05:34 PM
May 01, 2013, 03:02 PM
Hi Casper... I was detecting at a 1740's house in Eastern Mass. last Saturday and I found a gold ring with the same fist/arrows mark. I'm also trying to find out the maker. Have you had any luck with the ID?
Jul 25, 2014, 03:38 PM
crossed arrows in fist hallmark search
I am also researching this hallmark on a 14kt gold victorian style bohemian garnet antique ring. Have either of you had any success in finding out more information about this crossed arrows in fist marking?
Originally Posted by CASPER-2
Aug 03, 2015, 01:53 PM
Just wanted to know if you've ever discovered anything about the jeweler's mark with the two arrows. I also have a small gold ring with a garnet with the same mark. Thank you.
Aug 03, 2015, 04:21 PM
Have you tested the rings for gold content or are they plated?
Every time I watch Gone With The Wind, I think we're gonna win this time!
Aug 03, 2015, 10:31 PM
Aug 04, 2015, 01:57 AM
I've searched for a while for both marks - without luck, so far.
The first mark appears to be a horseshoe with a riding crop.
It also has a rectangular notch to its left.
Is that remains of glue or solder in the right of the notch?
Maybe the notch held a small insert with the maker's name?
Oct 01, 2015, 03:56 PM
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