Bates and B" signed Victorian style bangle bracelet

Bates and B" signed Victorian style hinged bangle bracelet - beautiful goldtone (probably gold or gold filled, but not marked ) finish w/ ornate engraved section on front w/ oval center monogrammed "MLE"? hard to read - this Very Good Condition Antique bracelet has "Bates and B" inside bangle and "patd. Dec 26 / 05 - bracelet is 2 1/4 by 2 1/2 inch oval - fabulous find for any jewelry collection