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Antique SIGNED Ostby & Barton Victorian10k SolidRose GoldMen's Signet or Initial Ring Dating to Around 1900
RAREROSE GOLDSIGNED Ostby & BartonSolid Back Signet Ring that isBeautifully Engraved!
EXCEPTIONAL NEAR MINT CONDITION!
Up for offer is anAntique SIGNED Ostby & Barton Victorian 10k SolidRose GoldMen's Signet or Initial Ring in EXCEPTIONAL NEAR MINT CONDITION! ThisHefty 6.2Gram (0.322 Ounce)Almost Ostby & Barton Solid10kRose Goldringhas a greatblank 14x11mm oval space on topthat is beautifully engraved.The current engraving is in beautiful flowing script and is a "MJC"This monogram could be removed by your jeweler and engraved with a monogramor sealof your choice. You could even have a crest applied to the top.This is a classicSettingin Solid10kRose Gold has great Very OrnateRaised Details on shoulders of the ring.The interior of the ringis marked with themaker's mark of "OB" which is the hallmark for Ostby & Barton. Ostby & Barton, Providence R.I. The business was established in 1879 by Englehart C. Ostby and Nathan B. Barton. Ostby perished in the Titanic disaster while his daughter Helen made it to a lifeboat and survived. The company went on to become one of the most famous jewelry companies in the world. Ostby & Barton Jewelry isnowan extremely collectible and highly sought after vintage brand. This is one of the only Rose Gold Ostby & Barton Men's Signet ringswe have had the opportunity to offer for sale. Thefinal photo shows this ring next to a 10k yellow gold ring to give yu an idea of the shade of this 10k rose gold. This ring has a great Solid Back Design!The darker grooves on the sides of the ring and in the crevices are the natural oil slick colored patina of the ring that only comes with age. We only lightly polished the ring and did not remove this patina because it gives the details depth.This ring ismarked"10k" and tests as and is guaranteed to be10k SolidGold. (Again this ring is guaranteedto be SolidGold not plated or layered) This ringis inEXCEPTIONAL NEAR MINT CONDITIONandwill arriveready to wear.
We have seen and sold quite a few Ostby & Barton pieces and this is one of the only Rose Gold Ostby & Barton Men's Signet ringswe have had the opportunity to offer for sale.
This is an OriginalAntiqueVictorian c1900 SIGNED Ostby & Barton Men's Ring not a copy or reproduction.The ring is inEXCEPTIONAL NEAR MINT CONDITIONand will arrive ready to wear.
Ostby & Barton, Providence R.I. The business was established in 1879 by Englehart C. Ostby and Nathan B. Barton. Ostby perished in the Titanic disaster while his daughter Helen made it to a lifeboat and survived. The company went on to become one of the most famous jewelry companies in the world. Ostby & Barton Jewelry isnowan extremely collectible and highly sought after vintage brand.
Ring Size & Measurements: Ring is a size9 1/4and can be sized to a 16or down1 to5 sizesby any competent jeweler. Ring dimensions are 22mm tall and 22mm wide. Ring rises 2mm from the finger. (1 inch = 25mm)6.2 Grams (0.22Ounces) Almost 1/4 OuncesTotal Weight
Gold: Ring ismarked "10k" mark and tests as and is guaranteed to be10k SolidGold. (Again this ring is guaranteedto be SolidGold not plated or layered)
Regarding Ring Sizing: Be wary of any online seller that offers sizing of a ringbeforeit isshipped to you. Due to differences in measuring devices and the way certain types of ringsfit these rings should only be sized in person by your local jeweler.Sizing by your local jeweler is relatively inexpensive and you will have a ring that properly fits your finger. All size 9 rings are not the same. The ringmay fit on a mandreland measure as a size 9but the way the ring is made, the way the ring has been enlarged or reduced,and the finger type you havemay make it fit like an 8 or 10 or worse. Have your sizing done in person for a proper fit.
offer with confidence we are a longtime seller with 1000's of positive responses. Our rings are CHECKED and CLEANED (unless otherwise stated) by our JEWELER so condition is not a problem
We make every effort to represent our rings accurately by listing the weight of our rings down to the tenth of a gram and dimensions to the mm. Please use these measurements to gauge heft and scale.
An explanation of the measurements in the "Ring Size & Measurements" section. The tall measurement is the distance from the bottom or shankof the ring to the middle peak of the gemstone most easily measured when wearing the ring and placingthe hand flat on the table and measuring the height of the ring from the table.The wide measurement is the width of the ring from outside to outside at the widest point when looking at the ring from the top. The rise from the finger measurement is the height of the ringfrom the finger to the peak of the gemstonewhen worn.
All of our photos are taken using DAYLIGHT BULBS with a color temperature of 5000k so the colors in the photos are extremely close to a true representation of the actual color of the rings and gemstones.
We determine the age and period of our rings using:
Materials & Methods of Construction
Available Hallmarks, Maker's Marks, & Touchmarks.
Years of Experience
Anything substandard WILL be stated in the description.
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