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Posted 5 years ago


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Hi. I'm about to inherit this powder compact, and would like som history to it.

There is a piece of paper on the inside that reads: "data del timbro pa***"(inclompete word)

and also the figure 24 and "EIRE"

I guess the easiest way to id the compact is by the stamp, but I'm not very good at googling

thanks in advance for ant info regarding this piece

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  1. Maltamary Maltamary, 5 years ago
    Data Del Timbro is Italian for "Stamp Date". Can you please take a photo of the piece of paper showing the information you posted. I assume that the 2nd photo is of the back of the compact. Can you also include photos of the inside?
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Eire means Ireland!
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    That would read 'data del timbro postale' - it is a way of assigning a date to an item. It's not really official.
    That box lid is upside down.
    It has a scene on the edge of a lake.
    Nice gold box!
    The dog's head in the belt will be important.
    The mark above 14 K for 14 carat gold is important too.
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Is it a French gold mark?
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Check out this page:
  6. anders77, 5 years ago
    Thanks for all the help. I assume it's irish. Will look into it more...thanks again
  7. Maltamary Maltamary, 5 years ago
    Thanks Vetraio50. I am trying to help anders77. Will check out your links :)
  8. Maltamary Maltamary, 5 years ago
    Tried uploading a photo of the dog's head in a buckle into Google image search & came up empty handed. Vetraio50 that link was for Silver Markings. Will try to look for a Gold Markings site.
  9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Hi Malta Mary!
    They are for both gold and silver.
    Gold on the left and silver to the right on that page.
    This might well be a snuff box.
    It might have been an Irish owner.
    The English, Scots, Welsh and Irish all had a passion for snuff.
    The best snuff boxes are French.
    The best gold boxes are French.
    I'm going for French.

    Is it a dog or a wolf within the belt?
    Thought bubbles.
    Trying to add input.

  10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    A wolf might mean Callaghan or Wilson.
    Is it a family piece?

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