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Vintage Jewelry Hubs & Hobs – Assorted Designs and Sizes – Circa 1899-2009

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DESIGNED FOR SUCH USES AS:
MEDALS, MEDALLIONS, RINGS, PINS, PENDANTS, FINDINGS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION, BROOCHES,
HAND-HELD MIRRORS AND BRUSH PLATES, DECORATIVE…MUCH, MUCH MORE !!
 
 
– SPORTS MEMORABILIA – ALL SPORTS
– AMERICAN INDIAN AND RELATED
– COWBOY
– RELIGIOUS RELATED
– US MEDALS, GOVERNMENT ,EAGLES
– ROCKETS
– FAMOUS PERSONS – IMAGES
– ANIMALS
– GUNS
– SWORDS
– FLOWERS
– WOMAN COLLECTION
– AUTOS, BOATS/SHIPS & AIRPLANES
– SPOONS
– FACES
– HISTORICAL SCENES AND PLACES
– DEVIL AND DEVILISH
– MEDICAL RELATED
– MILITARY
– MUSIC
– ZODIAC
– MUCH, MUCH MORE !! 
 
PRICING FOR HUBS/HOBS DEPENDS ON SIZE AND RELIEF COMPLEXITY
FROM $39. – $199 EACH
 
QUANTITY DISCOUNTS CONSIDERED
 
 
WE ARE UNABLE TO “CATALOG” OUR COLLECTION(S) OF HUBS/HOBS, STAMPING AND MASTER CARVED PATTERN & TURK’S HEADS & ROLLS – PLEASE INQUIRE.
 
PROVENANCE:
 
EACH STEEL HUB WAS HAND CRAFTED BY MASTER TOOL & DIE MAKER’S AND ARE CONSIDERED TO BE WORKS OF ART. EACH HUB/HOB WAS HAND ENGRAVED , IS UNIQUE AND ONE-OF-A-KIND.
 
THE PROCESS BEGAN WITH A LINE DRAWING, A BLOCK OF SOFT TOOL STEEL AND AN ARTISAN TOOLMAKER FOR SUCH ICONIC MAKERS AS THE L G BALFOUR COMPANY, SWANK, COLIBRI, CORO, ENGLEHARD WHO BEGAN MAKING JEWELRY IN THE LATE 1800’S IN RHODE ISLAND, NY AND MASSACHUSETTS – INCLUDING RINGS, PENDANTS, GOVERNMENT AND CORPORATE AWARDS,  MEDALS, MEDALLIONS, EARRINGS, BROOCHES, PINS, TIE TACKS, PILL AND SNUFF BOXES, HAND-HELD MIRRORS, BRUSHED, PENS, CIGARETTE LIGHTERS,EYEGLASS FRAMES AND MUCH, MUCH MORE ! FOLLOWING SCULPTING OF THE SOFT STEEL HUB/HOB, THEY WERE HARDENED IN A HIGH TEMPERATURE FURNACE. ONCE HARDENED THE HUB/HOB IS READY TO PRODUCE A STAMPING TOOL/DIE TO PLACE IN A PRESS AND STRIKE PRODUCT.
 
ORIGINAL HUBS WERE APPROVED FOR PRODUCTION BY THE CLIENTS AND THEN UTILIZED TO PRESS STAMPING TOOLS AND DIES INTO SOFT STEEL WITH A 300-1000 TON HYDRAULIC HOBBING PRESS.
 
THE MASTER HUBS WERE THEN RETURNED TO STOCK/STORAGE FOR FUTURE USE IN THE EVENT OF A DIE BREAKING OR A RE-ORDER IN THE FUTURE.
 
HUBS/HOBS WERE STORED FOR DECADES BY THE MAKERS – SOME DATING BACK TO THE 1800’S.
OUR VAST COLLECTION OF HUBS/HOBS WERE COLLECTED OVER 5-DECADES AS WE, GOLD MACHINERY, LIQUIDATED THE MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, TOOL-AND DIES- OF THE MAKERS/MANUFACTURERS GLOBALLY.
 
WE MAINTAIN OVER 25,000 HUBS/HOBS IN OUR COLLECTION. OUR ANTIQUE MACHINERY MUSEUM IS WORTH A TRIP AND CHOOSE A HUB TO SCHLEPP HOME OR TO THE OFFICE..
 A HUB/HOB IS A WORK OF ART YOU CAN PICK UP AND ADMIRE THE ARDUOUS WORK AND LOVE THAT WENT INTO CREATING A HUB/HOB. LOOK FOR THE THEME(S) THAT INTEREST YOU AND TRY AND CHOOSE FROM THE INTRICATE RATHER THAN THE MUNDANE.
 
A HUB/HOB WILL LAST 1000 OR SO  LIFETIMES.
 
THE ENTIRE GOLD HUB/HOB COLLECTION CAN BE SEEN AT OUR SHOWROOM/WAREHOUSE FACILITY IN PAWTUCKET, RHODE ISLAND 02860. GOLD IS LOCATED AT THE FOOT OF EXIT#26 NORTHBOUND ON ROUTE 95 FROM PROVIDENCE AND POINTS SOUTH 80,000 SQFT ON 2 1/2 ACRES 
 
 

Each Hub/Hob is priced individually for$49 to $199 as selected.

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