George Alfred Retchford sterling silver etched bar pin with C clasp 5 makers marks 1912
This is a great sterling silver pin. It has etching throughout the front panel. The back has a C clasp. It is marked sterling silver. There are five hallmarks that are Swedish in decent. The first one is GAR. I can not find the maker of this mark. There is then a crown, the numbers 78, A4 which stands for 1831 (This is the only country that uses both letters and numbers, and an unidentified marking
Acid tests positive for sterling silver.
Brooch measures 2 inches long and 1/3 of an inch wide
Item came from a local vintage estate sale as do many of my vintage items. Unfortunately due to the uniqueness of these items they are not able to be reproduced for multiple orders. This is a vintage item which means that there may be some flaws with age. I try and point these out as I find them but each item may not be perfect.