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Judith-on-Antiques, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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I have a Josef of Hollywood necklace ,signed in block print

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I have a Josef of Hollywood necklace ,signed in block print ,but it's silver . Could this be from the 30s or 40s? Looks like shields
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help.

Please add a clear picture of the back of this piece and one of the marks. A picture of the front, showing the entire necklace would also be great!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I did send a pic of the necklace
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Yes, you did! But it's not the complete necklace. I need to see the entire thing, including the clasp, and I need to see both the back of the necklace and the hallmarks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is the best pic I could get, clasp and hallmark.
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.

That's just what I need!

This hallmark was in use from 1938 until the present day. The style of the necklace clearly comes from the early part of that era - 1938 - 1949.

If your necklace is in excellent condition, its current retail (replacement or insurance) value is approximately $1,125. If you were to sell it, you could expect to get the fair market (private sale or auction) value of approximately 40% of the retail amount, or $450.

I hope this answer has been helpful to you.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you so much for the info
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 1 year ago.

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