A black enameled Georgian mourning band made and worn in memory of John Martin. The text along the hoops reads: John Martin Died 26 Nov: 1811 Aged 13. The interior features three British hallmarks - King George III, the lion passant and the London date letter R for the year 1812.
22k gold, black enamel
dedication for November 26, 1811; London hallmark for 1812
Very good - looks like the enamel has been touched up in a few places
10.5, cannot be resized; 7.4mm shank
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1714 — 1837
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