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WW1 Baghdad 1917 Ring

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WW1 Baghdad 1917 Ring

Posted: 2 Feb 2013 2:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
I recently found a ring in my Grandmothers spare room. I am not sure what metal it is, but I believe it to be brass or something similar.

It is engraved with 'Baghdad 1917' with the symbol of the Ottoman Empire Flag above it.

In the box it reads

'W W Kemp & Co
Goldsmiths and Silversmiths
44, Stokes Croft

I have searched for this jewellers but have had no luck finding anything from them. I assume the ring was given to soldiers in WW1 following an offensive in Iraq (or the past equivalent).

Anything I can be told would be fantastic.


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Joshua Robins... 2 Feb 2013 9:03PM GMT 
diskoverit 24 Mar 2013 1:02AM GMT 
Joshua Robins... 24 Mar 2013 1:20AM GMT 
diskoverit 24 Mar 2013 2:17AM GMT 
Joshua Robins... 25 Mar 2013 1:23AM GMT 
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