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Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11


Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11

Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11   Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11
In 1780 he took a regular stove, added various additions and made it easy to take apart and clean, thereby turning it into a'Brodie stove'. He was granted a Royal patent and for the next 29 years the Admiralty gave him a monopoly to install Brodie stoves on all their ships, something which made him his fortune.

Brodie stoves were fitted on ships including the infamous HMS Bounty and Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship HMS Victory. Brodie never married and on his death in 1811 left his fortune to his nieces, nephews and various charities. This wonderful 18K gold mourning ring has a central circle of black enamel flanked by two thinner bands of white enamel, the black enamel with gold inlay reading'Alexander Brodie Esq Died 6 Jan:1811 Aged 77'. The ring has lines of lovely reed-work either side of the white enamel.

The ring tests for 18K gold. A great chance to own a piece of Industrial Revolution history! The ring is approximately a size 11. The band is approximately 9mm wide. The ring has a total weight of approximately 5.6 grams. The ring is in good condition with a few areas of missing enamel. Thanks for looking and please take a look at my other items! Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11. The ring is in good condition with a some areas of missing and good enamel. We make great efforts to honestly and accurately describe each item we list. We back this up with many photographs, all with a close-up zoom option for detailed inspection. Items are not returnable if it was not of the age/value you were hoping it to be with no exceptions. If we place a date on an item we guarantee it to be of that period or earlier.

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We are always adding to our inventory, so please check back frequently. Thank you for visiting our store! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11" is in sale since Monday, November 25, 2019.

This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837". The seller is "liongoods" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  1. Metal: Yellow Gold
  2. Metal Purity: 18k
  3. Main Stone: No Stone
  4. Material: Enamel
  5. Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom


Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11   Antique Georgian 18K Gold Enamel Mourning Ring Alexander Brodie Inventor Navy 11