What does 14k PALL inside the band mean on a ring designed around 1940?
See the following: As I can tell, it is 14K gold with palladium instead of zinc as one of the other ingredients. http://www.hooverandstrong.com/mill/castinggrain.htm
Pall means to get tired of or bored with. example:-This new game is beginning to pall. The announcement of the pending test cast a pall over the class. The students palled at the announcement of the pending exam. Another meaning of pall, as a noun: burial garment or covering The coffin was covered with a white pall, which was removed immediately before burial.