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Is it old? Is it gold plated? Is it gold filled? What does the marking mean?

This is a Croton, 17 jewel, mechanical, men's dress watch. On the crown-side is a tiny box. In the upper left corner is the letter B. Next to that is the geometric shape of a diamond. Next to that is the letter E. In the lower half of the square and right below the diamond shape is the letter D. What does this mean?

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  • Shery Armstrong
    Shery Armstrong Apr 16, 2015

    I was hoping that this engraving/stamp would indicate the age and or makeup of this watch. Any insight would be most appreciated.

  •  johnny rebel
    johnny rebel Apr 17, 2015

    does it need to be fixed??,this is fixya,not jewellery 101,that is a specific jewellers mark,a jeweller would know what it is,

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    johnny rebel Apr 17, 2015

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    johnny rebel Apr 18, 2015

    sorry,dealing with alot of"how much is this","please tell me what its worth","what year is my gun",how much is",and no info,i found all those posts for you because i owed you that,just wish ppl would read and follow the rules,it is not easy for us and none of us get paid

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