tiny annular brooch - new pics added

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Re: Silver annular brooch - New pics added

Post by Koala » Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:14 pm

Nice photos really does show how small it is.


If its under 7.8 grams it would not require a hallmark.


I wounded if the flats side is the top and the post are for riveting it to something else ??

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Re: Silver annular brooch - New pics added

Post by amphora » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:18 pm

Nice one!! ::g
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Re: Silver annular brooch - New pics added

Post by JBM » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:56 pm

Nice find well saved.

Its the smallest that I have ever seen.

Could have belonged to a child in the 14th century era.

Have fun with the PAS. ;) Jerry.
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Re: Silver annular brooch - New pics added

Post by fred » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:01 pm

[quote="Koala"]Nice photos really does show how small it is.


If its under 7.8 grams it would not require a hallmark.


I wounded if the flats side is the top and the post are for riveting it to something else ??[/quote

I suspect that it is from way before people would even be thinking in terms of a hallmark. ::g
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Re: Silver annular brooch - New pics added

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:03 pm

It really is tiny!!!! Great bit of detecting as that would have been so easy to miss ::g
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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by littleboot » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:43 pm

I suspect that it is from way before people would even be thinking in terms of a hallmark.
Hehe...Ain't that the truth.

Well done BD! B-) Great way to start Easter! Looking forward to seeing what else that permission coughs up!
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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by Nectardetector » Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:28 pm

Very good detecting there fantastic find

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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by sweepstick47 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:14 pm

Thanks for the 'new pics' 'Billy Doyle' ::g The size is just astounding when seen 'scaled' ::g
I'm sure I won't be the only one hoping to see any follow-up developments. ::g Regards ss47
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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by fred » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:25 pm

Smallest one that I can find on the net is on the PAS db (LIN-347C15) and is 9mm across. What does your brooch actually measure across? :-/

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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by Billy Doyle » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:42 pm

fred wrote:Smallest one that I can find on the net is on the PAS db (LIN-347C15) and is 9mm across. What does your brooch actually measure across? :-/
The grid on pic 2 on the OP is in mm so I'd say it looks about 8mm.

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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by Koala » Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:30 pm

Billy Doyle wrote:
fred wrote:Smallest one that I can find on the net is on the PAS db (LIN-347C15) and is 9mm across. What does your brooch actually measure across? :-/
The grid on pic 2 on the OP is in mm so I'd say it looks about 8mm.
I couldn't find one with cast decoration that small except for posy annual brooches. Be interesting to find a reference to a similar one.


Nice interesting find. Well done ::g

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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by Billy Doyle » Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:27 am

Hi again, does anyone know of where I could get a valuation from for this brooch?

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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by fred » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:06 pm

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Timeline Auctions sell this sort of stuff. I'm not sure that will help much without an expert opinion about exactly what it is that you have got though.

Decorated silver annular brooches are not expensive, say £100 or so in good nick but may be much more if there is something special about it. I still think that yours might be a bit special. ::g

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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by Billy Doyle » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:40 pm

fred wrote:
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:06 pm
 ! Message from: fred
Timeline Auctions sell this sort of stuff. I'm not sure that will help much without an expert opinion about exactly what it is that you have got though.

Decorated silver annular brooches are not expensive, say £100 or so in good nick but may be much more if there is something special about it. I still think that yours might be a bit special. ::g
Thanks Fred.
I've no intention in selling, but I know my FLO is excited to see it and it's going to go through the treasure process. I just wanted to hopefully get an independent valuation in case a museum want it etc.

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Re: tiny annular brooch - new pics added

Post by ironage » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:20 pm

very nice find ::g
you've got to go over it.........

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