Skull and Crossbones with Eagles Vintage Mexican Biker Ring

Skull and Crossbones with Eagles Vintage Mexican Biker Ring

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$355.00

Rare find — there's only 1 of these in stock.

Overview

Material

Brass, Bronze, Copper

Size

10 3/4 US

More

Vintage from the 1940s

Adjustable: No

Style: Mid-century

Can be personalized: No

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From San Francisco, CA
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Description

This oval vintage souvenir ring has a skull with its original red enamel eyes glaring right back at us. Generally speaking, the skull and crossbones motif is without a doubt the most sought-after by collectors at this time. This variant is referred to as the "scarface" motif because of its "scarred" face resulting from a casting flaw present in the original molds from the '40s.

The standing eagle side ornaments on the shanks aren't commonly seen.

• Mixed Metal
• Skull and crossbones with eagles
• Hallmark: None
• Sized 10.75
• Ring face: ~ 1 1/8" x 7/8"

Vintage souvenir rings, otherwise known as “Mexican Biker Rings,” date back to the 1930s. They were sold to traveling tourists and through novelty catalogs such as the Johnson Smith novelty catalogs in the late 40s and 50s. Rings like this were worn by American GIs returning back from the war, rebellious teenagers, fraternal organizations and lodges, motorcycle club members and really anyone who wanted a piece of the outlaw culture.

• This is a vintage item and exhibits signs of wear typical for items from this era
• Ring sizes may vary a bit due to the size and shape of these rings
• All sales are final unless we’ve made a big mistake in our listing

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
This oval vintage souvenir ring has a skull with its original red enamel eyes glaring right back at us. Generally speaking, the skull and crossbones motif is without a doubt the most sought-after by collectors at this time. This variant is referred to as the "scarface" motif because of its "scarred" face resulting from a casting flaw present in the original molds from the '40s.

The standing eagle side ornaments on the shanks aren't commonly seen.

• Mixed Metal
• Skull and crossbones with eagles
• Hallmark: None
• Sized 10.75
• Ring face: ~ 1 1/8" x 7/8"

Vintage souvenir rings, otherwise known as “Mexican Biker Rings,” date back to the 1930s. They were sold to traveling tourists and through novelty catalogs such as the Johnson Smith novelty catalogs in the late 40s and 50s. Rings like this were worn by American GIs returning back from the war, rebellious teenagers, fraternal organizations and lodges, motorcycle club members and really anyone who wanted a piece of the outlaw culture.

• This is a vintage item and exhibits signs of wear typical for items from this era
• Ring sizes may vary a bit due to the size and shape of these rings
• All sales are final unless we’ve made a big mistake in our listing

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

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