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    Posted 6 years ago

    freiheit
    (1225 items)

    The title says it all: It's a vintage, Mexican pin. It has a number 3 eagle mark. I do have, however, some problems attributing the pin to the correct maker. Apparently, there are three artists with the same initials and, depending on what one believes, the pin was made by one or another.

    I did not clean the pin because I am not going to wear it. Although I find it cute, it is too small for my liking and a bit too colourful. It does, though, make a nice addition to my growing collection of Mexican jewelry.

    Thanks for looking:)

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    1. freiheit freiheit, 6 years ago
      Thanks a lot, aura:)
    2. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      I love this Freiheit. I think they have done a great job with perspective, and he is so sleepy!
    3. Newtimes Newtimes, 6 years ago
      This is such a fun jewel! Has some comic-book-style about it. Great find
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      Jeronimo Fuentes. Conjoined JF mark.

      https://www.etsy.com/listing/190040355/jeronimo-fuentes-brooch-taxco-figural?ref=market
    5. freiheit freiheit, 6 years ago
      Racer4four, thanks for your comment. I am glad you like the sleepy man:)
    6. freiheit freiheit, 6 years ago
      Thanks for your comment, too, Newtimes. The design is so simple, isn't it!
    7. freiheit freiheit, 6 years ago
      Efesgirl, thanks for your help. I found some similar pieces that also stated Jeronimo Fuentes as the artist. Someone said it was Jose Frederico, and I think there was yet one more artist named with the same initials. Most pieces state Jeronimo Fuentes as the artist so I think it could be him - but I just don't know for sure:(

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