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Posted 5 years ago


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This is a brooch which is made of a closure/clasp (still visible) of a bible or church book. It dates from the Empire (1815-1840) and has two hallmarks. One is a Dutch silver quality mark of the so called 2nd order Silver (8.35) the other label I can not detect but obvious from the maker.
What strikes me is that it is alsolooks like a modern brooch might be because the style is simple as often in modern times.
The brooch is quite large almost 11 x 3 cm (4.3 x 1.2 ") and has a so called c-clasp and a saftely pin which I have often come across at jewelry of that time period.
All in all a nice brooch but also shown that a silver piece of jewelry can also be very beautiful. I would appreciate your opinion?

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  1. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
    miKKoChristmas11 As always one of the first, thanks for all your support and loving!
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
    AmberRose the same for you as for miKKoChristmas, a very quick respons. Thanks for loving.
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
    musikchoo thanks you very much for loving
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
    AR8Jason thanks for loving
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    mustangtony thanks for loving
  6. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
    Newtimes thanks for loving
  7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Hi Agram. I can see a O and DI below.
    Would this be the Kantoor merk O for Roermond and a makers mark of DI?
  8. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 years ago
    vetrai050 that just might be. What do youhave fantastic knowledge of all this sort of things. You're for me and other collectors a great support and help. Thank you so much!

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