This beautifully crafted Class Ring is signed by the well-known maker, Bastian Brothers jewelry company (c1895 to present), Rochester, NY. The ring is a size 5.5 and can be resized to perfection by your jeweler. The ring setting is done in a classic Art Deco style with an elevated stepped up design. The center stone is black onyx and in excellent condition. The Rome Free Academy (known as RFA) crest is at the center of the Onyx stone. The sides have the date raised and enameled in black "19" and "49". The band and setting are brightly polished and the ring is in outstanding condition for it's age. Inside the ring is hallmarked 10k for gold purity and "BASTIAN" for the makers mark. The front of the ring measures 1/2" in height and 3/8" across the decorative setting. The Onyx stone measures 9mm X 4mm and has a polished domed shape. Simply gorgeous!