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  1. spartcom5 posted a new thread.

    Awesome 14k pocket watch chain! Yellow and green gold

    Found this today for $25 thought to be gold filled. It is marked as 14k and weighs 10.6 grams! Great find for me because I have been...

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    Forum: Jewelry

    Jun 18, 2019 at 12:47 AM
  2. spartcom5 posted a new thread.

    Most unique piece of gold I have found. 18k Lantern

    Bought this for under scrap today. 11 grams of 18k. Such a unique and lovely piece. There are other examples on ebay for much more than...

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    Forum: Jewelry

    Jun 16, 2019 at 12:22 AM
  3. spartcom5 replied to the thread Gold rush nugget pin!.

    78.53% Au and 21.47% Ag Does this help to determine the origin? I read that technically this is classified as electrum and commonly dug...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 4:39 PM
  4. spartcom5 replied to the thread Can it be fixed? Who fixes watches?.

    My bad but is the first picture of the movement from the seller? If so I have no idea if it is working now or not. Quite possible that...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 5:12 AM
  5. spartcom5 replied to the thread Can it be fixed? Who fixes watches?.

    From the motion blur in the balance wheel it appears to be working. Any competent watchmaker in your area would easily put he hands back...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 2:06 AM
  6. spartcom5 replied to the thread No date mark? 9ct pocket watch chain.

    Thank you! That's definitely the mark! I just have to assume its early 1900s.

    Jun 14, 2019 at 1:18 AM
  7. spartcom5 posted a new thread.

    No date mark? 9ct pocket watch chain

    I bought this awhile ago and always thought it was odd that there was no date mark on this piece. Each individual link is market 9 and...

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    Forum: Jewelry

    Jun 14, 2019 at 12:44 AM
  8. spartcom5 replied to the thread Gold rush nugget pin!.

    Hmm I thought about the California Gold Rush as well. I have to do some research to see if Alaska gold had a lot of quartz. I do know...

    Jun 13, 2019 at 10:41 PM
  9. spartcom5 posted a new thread.

    Nice little Victorian 10k opal ring

    Found this for $1.99 and tests at 10k. No markings on the inside. Worn pretty thoroughly as someone wore it quite a bit. One of the...

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    Forum: Jewelry

    Jun 13, 2019 at 10:14 PM
  10. spartcom5 posted a new thread.

    Gold rush nugget pin!

    Picked this up for scrap. It's a 19k 6.2 gram gold nugget with a pin on the back. C clasp with tube hinge leads me to believe it could...

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    Forum: Jewelry

    Jun 13, 2019 at 10:08 PM