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Victorian Hand & Dagger Signet Ring "Manu Forti"

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Victorian Hand & Dagger Signet Ring "Manu Forti"

$900.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

A cool antique signet ring modelled in 18 karat gold. The face is engraved with an English Heraldic crest, depicting a hand holding a dagger above the Latin motto MANU FORTI, meaning "With A Strong Hand". It dates to the late 19th Century, circa 1880.

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 12.0 x 10.0mm

Width of band: 3.4mm

WEIGHT

6.3g

MARKS

English hallmarks for 18k gold (date letter rubbed)

CONDITION

Good, some general wear commensurate with age. Evidence of an old resize

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