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R. Rivera Pre-Eagle Taxco Sterling Wide Link Bracelet

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950: Item # 790686
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Baltimore, MD 21212

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Early vintage Mexico sterling bracelet with fabulous graphic impact. Circa 1940, made before the eagle assay mark was introduced in 1948. Marked R. RIVERA, 925 SILVER, and TAXCO in a cartouche. These marks are listed on page 56 of "The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks" by Bille Hougart. Classic sinuous feather form design with decorative oxidized detail in the recessed areas. It weighs 51 grams. With slide clasp and safety chain. 1 3/8 inches wide and 7 3/8 inches long clasped. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.