RARE Hector Aguilar 940 Silver Armadillo 2 Piece Belt Buckle TAXCO 1st Hallmark

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 20, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House
THIS IS THE REAL DEAL. WHAT MAKES IT MUCH MORE VALUABLE IS THAT THIS IS THE FIRST HALLMARK HECTOR AGUILAR USED WHEN HE STARTED HIS SHOP IN 1940. WHAT ALSO MAKES IT SPECIAL IS THAT HE USED THE PURER 940 SILVER VS 925 STERLING SILVER. THERE ARE SO FEW OF THE ORIGINAL HALLMARK PIECES OUT THERE NOW. YOU NEVER SEE THEM.
Hector Aguilar 940 Silver Iconic Armadillo 2 Piece Belt Buckle. A collectible investment that is sure to appreciate in time.
One of the earliest examples of Hector Aguilar's work. I have only seen one other buckle with this same hallmark and that one sold at Christies auction house. Dated and made circa 1940-1945. There are others but none with this early first hallmark. Hector Aguilar worked for Spratling in 1939 and began his own shop in 1940. He has been featured In every book that has to do with Taxco silver jewelry. His works continue to go up in value and this is one of his most popular pieces.
940 Silver is a higher grade of silver. It is better than sterling silver which is 925.
Hector Aguilar Armadillo 940 silver belt buckle
Origin: Taxco, Mexico
Dimensions: 5.75" L, 2.63" H, fits 1.25" belt, 127.6 gm
Condition: Excellent
Hector Aguilar's work is highly collectible and actively sought by Mexican Silver enthusiasts.
The Armadillo design by Hector Aguilar is quite rare, substantial
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