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    Posted 6 years ago

    davyd286
    (38 items)

    I'm looking for help identifying the culture this ring came from. It's about US size 12 and it could have been used as currency. Both Ancient Rome and Viking cultures seemed like promising directions for a while but I was unable to find a similar item, even though it feels like I've seen something like that before. The closest items I've found have one "knob", this has four. Please let me know if you are able to provide any insight.

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    1. upstatenycollector upstatenycollector, 6 years ago
      No clue, but very cool! I love really old stuff, just because it has lasted so long!
    2. Agram.m Agram.m, 6 years ago
      No clue but very rare!
    3. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/württembergische-metallwarenfabrik-ag-wmf-history/
      Hi davyd, I found this link about WMF, I hope it helps. I'll keep my eyes and hears open, I'm also interested In this company.
    4. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Hi Davyd, I've just opened the link, you have to go to search type in WMF then it should put you into the link.
    5. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Whoops then you come up with another page. Press the first link which should be Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF).
    6. davyd286, 6 years ago
      Got it, thank you! The company history offers only one tiny paragraph about glass but it's a start. I have a set of WMF knives and this info may be useful for dating them. Thanks again.
    7. davyd286, 6 years ago
      I may have to get the book at some point. In the meantime, have you seen this?
      http://www.silvercollection.it/wmf.html
    8. Htt, 4 years ago
      It is meadle eastern muslim simple man or woman ( acccording to the size) ring. I have three slightly different such rings. Can provide the pictures. More information I do not have. Not sure how rare it is.

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