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I have a barrel type set of cuff links with rubies around each end. The matching tie clip says "14K Ra". What is RA?

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Currently as far as I know, The only makers of these barrel type cufflinks is Tiffany. However, there is no such homework. The cufflinks came to us from the estate of Arthur Fiedler's music agent. So, it was at least made in the 50s.

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I've been given an old pair of barrel cufflinks

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Antique Expert: Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher replied 11 months ago

This is a 14k yellow gold and channel set rubies

cufflink set made by Enos Richardson of New York (R mark) in the 1920's with

a value of $700 to $850 retail for the set in the photos.

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