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by STEVE LAPIN
Wed Dec 23, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Bracelet hallmarks assistance please
Replies: 2
Views: 1754

Much appreciation for the information, you are very kind!
Beth
by STEVE LAPIN
Wed Dec 23, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Mexican Sterling Bracelet Carved Green Stone Face
Replies: 2
Views: 2538

Thank for the information! I would venture a guess at aventurine too. Not really dense enough to be onyx. It is possible that it's been dyed too. I also thought it looked Mayan. Thanks for the feedback, much appreciated. I have another piece in the "Other Jewelry" category. If you've got a...
by STEVE LAPIN
Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Bracelet hallmarks assistance please
Replies: 2
Views: 1754

Bracelet hallmarks assistance please

I have a silver bracelet with hallmarks I cannot identify. There are two marks, one which is symmetrical and appears to contain the number 3, the other which looks like a sword. Engraved on the back of both parts of the clasp are the Roman numerals XV. The bracelet weighs just over 11 grams, is appr...
by STEVE LAPIN
Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:31 pm
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Mexican Sterling Bracelet Carved Green Stone Face
Replies: 2
Views: 2538

Mexican Sterling Bracelet Carved Green Stone Face

I have a large Mexican sterling bracelet with a carved green stone in the center. The stone is carved in the form of a face with a large protruding proboscis! The marks on the underside of the bracelet indicate sterling 925 and Mexico, but I'm interested in the maker's marks MCE or MCS. There is als...
by STEVE LAPIN
Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Sterling Baby Cup RS Co
Replies: 0
Views: 1090

Sterling Baby Cup RS Co

I have a Sterling baby cup that I believe is American. It is marked RS Co. Any idea who made this?? Any help is greatly appreciated. http://i28.tinypic.com/2powoi8.jpg http://i32.tinypic.com/xn6hlk.jpg (admin photo edit - images too large - link only - see Please re-read Posting Requirements )
by STEVE LAPIN
Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Mexican Sterling Cuff Links Maker's Mark
Replies: 1
Views: 1766

Mexican Sterling Cuff Links Maker's Mark

I have a pair of Sterling cuff links hallmarked Sterling Mexico and a maker's mark that I cannot identify. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. http://i27.tinypic.com/29xhngw.jpg (admin photo edit - images too large - link only - see Posting Requirements ) http://i31.tinypic.com/bje1z4.jpg
by STEVE LAPIN
Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: British Sterling Jug with Family Crest
Replies: 7
Views: 3338

British Sterling Jug with Family Crest

I have a British Sterling jug with a family crest, 5" tall and 5" at its widest point. So far I have discovered that the motto "Ferro Non Gladio" may link to the surname Gist (also spelled Gist). The left side of the crest corresponds with this, a chevron with three swan's heads....
by STEVE LAPIN
Sun May 10, 2009 9:54 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Identification assistance please
Replies: 2
Views: 1397

Appreciation for your assistance

Thank you for your assistance. Could you recomend the resource you used to find this and where I might find a copy for my library?
Thanks,
Steve
by STEVE LAPIN
Tue May 05, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: American Jewelry
Topic: Sterling Eagle/Shield Thirteen Stars Makers Mark
Replies: 0
Views: 1174

Sterling Eagle/Shield Thirteen Stars Makers Mark

This piece measures 2 1/8" x 2 1/4" and has two screw posts as if to adorn a tie or uniform. It is stamped STERLING on wone wing and this makers mark on the other. Any information about the makers mark is greatly appreciated. http://f.imagehost.org/view/0236/100_4023" onclick="window.open(...
by STEVE LAPIN
Mon May 04, 2009 2:54 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Question about spoon (w.s)...
Replies: 5
Views: 2609

marks on your spoon

Hi there, I think you'll find these marks at the following URL: http://www.925-1000.com/dlLondon.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; The lion is the sterling mark for .925, the "joker" is the London city mark and the head is George III As for the maker's mark it looks more ...
by STEVE LAPIN
Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: French (?) makers marks
Replies: 4
Views: 2496

French (?) makers marks

I have three small teaspoons which I believe may be French, but I can't identify the marks. Any assistance would be appreciated. http://i41.tinypic.com/3130ksn.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://i44.tinypic.com/11b6jus.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (admin ...
by STEVE LAPIN
Mon Apr 27, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: assistance with French Maker's Marks
Replies: 0
Views: 1164

assistance with French Maker's Marks

I have three tablespoons with the marks shown. I can't seem to identify them. Any suggestions?? http://g.imagehost.org/0466/french_silver_003.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://g.imagehost.org/view/0080/french_silver_001.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (admi...
by STEVE LAPIN
Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:45 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Identification assistance please
Replies: 2
Views: 1397

Identification assistance please

I have three small teaspoons and can't identify a maker or country of origin. I appreciate any assistance. http://g.imagehost.org/0238/Copy_of_silver_marks_006.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://g.imagehost.org/view/0595/silver_marks_007" onclick="window.open(this.href);return...
by STEVE LAPIN
Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Isaac Reed & Son
Replies: 2
Views: 2508

Isaac Reed & Son

I am looking for more information on Isaac Reed & Son. I believe the maker was from Philadelphia from 1830-1850, but that is all I can find out. I have 6 of these lovely teaspoons. Any help would be greatly appreciated. http://g.imagehost.org/0577/Copy_of_silver_marks_002.jpg" onclick="window.op...

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