Maybe you’ve just acquired some vintage jewelry from a family member or friend.
From Tinder to Ok Cupid to Grindr, I even formed a sort of obsession at some point.
If I may be allowed to digress from Cutlass Supremes for a moment, Uncle Don’s Starsky & Hutch was a factory-built special edition; like many other Torinos and related Elites, his was built at the Ford plant in Chicago and shipped to Rock Island.
Almost immediately after the S&H came in to Bob Neal Ford, Don got rid of the factory Magnum 500 rims and purchased proper slotted mags.
According to Lang Antiques’ Antique Jewelry University, the term “hallmark” refers to any stamps or marks on jewelry and usually includes one or more of the following: Purity marks for older silver pieces can differ from those commonly seen today.
For example, most Sterling Silver Jewelry up until the 1940s era was usually stamped “STERLING” or “STER” or “STG.” The “925” mark did not come into common use until later.