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#562266 - 01/08/20 11:39 PM Re: Wanted: nickel oval shield [Re: B. Graham]
Ghostrider Offline

Registered: 08/22/06
Posts: 745
I believe Parker shields up to the C grade were made of Nickel Silver. The ones I have had made were made out of sterling.

#562278 - 01/09/20 08:35 AM Re: Wanted: nickel oval shield [Re: B. Graham]
BrentD Offline

Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 4910
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: B. Graham
Originally Posted By: Ghostrider
Bill the best fit in my opinion will be to buy a small piece of flat stock ( Sterling or nickel silver)from a jeweler and hand fashion an exact fit or slightly larger and then inlay the new oval.
I have had a local jeweler that specializes in custom sterling jewelry make many of these for me.

Good plan. I don't have a relationship with a jeweler at this time, but will explore forging one. Thanks.

Good advice you got there. I took my Greener into a local custom jewelry store and they got all excited about the gun and the engraving and silver wire inlay. They eventually just gifted me a piece of sterling much larger than I needed for the inlays that I had to replace. Apparently, earrings and finger rings and bracelets only go so far. Definitely try the jeweler.
...never pay Dave "one more dime"

#562280 - 01/09/20 09:04 AM Re: Wanted: nickel oval shield [Re: B. Graham]
mark Offline

Registered: 01/21/02
Posts: 1414
Loc: Wisconsin
How about just making one out of a Nickel?



#562303 - 01/09/20 02:56 PM Re: Wanted: nickel oval shield [Re: B. Graham]
Mark II Offline

Registered: 12/06/11
Posts: 727
A nickle or a silver quarter are easy to work.

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