Antique Gold Filled Portrait Miniature Frame W & H Co
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Antique Gold Filled Portrait Miniature Frame W & H Co:
This is a nice gold filled portrait miniature frame with a hanging ring, marked W & H co for Wightman & Hough Co founded in Providence RI in 1856.We didn’t polish this so it keeps its old look, however the outside would easily polish up to look like solid gold. It measures 3” x 2” and will house a photo 2” x 1 9/16”. It weighs 0.5 troy ounces. A great item for a collector! We are starting the price at what it might scrap for.
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SHIPPING: We gladly combine shipping to save our buyers some cost. If you wait to pay for multiple items, I can send you an invoice that reflects the proper shipping charge. For certain expensive items I will add a fee to the cost of packing, handling, etc. I ship four days a week (my day out of the office varies), I do not ship on weekends. Regardless, your purchase will be posted within 3 business days of purchase.
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INTERNATIONAL buyers: Though we enjoy taking part in international trade, unfortunately due to certain /paypal rules we will not ship anything worth $250 or more outside the country, for our own security. We regret the inconvenience, but please do not make a offer of $250 or more if you live outside the United States.
I charge $5 for handling and the extra paperwork. ALL NON USA CLIENTS should be aware of the cost of shipping and restrictions that pertain to your country, BEFORE YOU offer. I will not ship gold or silver to countries that do not allow it. Please visit: for a run down of restrictions listed by country. Be prepared to pay any duty owed to your government as the final offer and cost will be listed, it will be described as merchandise, and custom forms will be attached to the package. If your customs returns a package to me, through no fault of mine, you will have to pay for any further shipping expenses before the item is re-shipped. What all this means is that I am not going to take responsibility for the laws of your country of residence so be aware of them, before you offer. By offerding on this item you acknowledge that you understand MY policy.
WHO WE ARE:
I am an expert on early metals especially silver, after a very successful career of over 40 years as an antique dealer I am retiring and my niece is putting my stock and some of my own collection on . I have sold to the major museum collections in the USA and have done appraisals for and consulted with major museums and collectors in the USA and Europe. Please see my ME page for more information.
We are very careful to test any item we have any doubts about. And we are proud of our reputation for honesty, and knowledge in our field.
We don’t know much about designer jewelry, pens, watches (except early cases) etc, etc. We also are not experts in stones. So you should rely on our photos, we will always try to point out problems.