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    Ring #5 Gold #2

    Short hunt with the MX Sport lands me an OLD GOLD ring!
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    The dime is a 62D ROSIE

    The ring is an Ostby & Barton Jewelry Co. founded in 1879 and this is one of the older marks

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    They didn't use OB after the 20's

    The founder Engelhart went down on the Titanic but his daughter was saved.

    The MX Sport gets the Gold !!!!!

    Happy Hunting !
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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Fantastic gold ring!
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    Beautiful ring, congrats!
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    Beautiful antique ring. Congrats!!
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    Here is some of the information I found but Iím not sure what the C is in the mark.




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    Beautiful gold ring and nice research on the maker's mark!

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    I have found many O B rings in old swimming sites. But I have never found or even seen markings like that on a Barton ring. That information was interesting that you posted as well. Iím guessing that ring may be from the 80ís or 90ís at the latest.

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    Nice find!! Congrats


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hiluxyota View Post
    I have found many O B rings in old swimming sites. But I have never found or even seen markings like that on a Barton ring. That information was interesting that you posted as well. I’m guessing that ring may be from the 80’s or 90’s at the latest.
    Thanks, I agree with 80's or 90's...Love your Youtube Channel !
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