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by silverport
Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Central & South America
Topic: Baltic Fish Slice, DF
Replies: 4
Views: 1818

Re: Baltic Fish Slice, DF

Hello I’m well astonished yet! There fore in brief only: » XI « = » Onze Dinheiro « (Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese) = .916-1,000 » DF « = » Distrito Federal do Brasil « (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). (That wasn't my source: »Tardy« 9th edition, page 88) Time span of production: ca. 1850 unti...
by silverport
Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Please help me to indentify these portugueses marks
Replies: 8
Views: 979

Re: Please help me to indentify these portugueses marks

Hello Sorry, but yours conclusion is on a dead end: Please turn yours new image clockwise and then enlarge it. The lower part, the shadow , would become left sided. The Porto fineness mark would become vertical. Then you would observe that the gull’s beck is on the left side . With other words: It’s...
by silverport
Mon Jan 31, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Please help me to indentify these portugueses marks
Replies: 8
Views: 979

Re: Please help me to indentify these portugueses marks

Now it’s much clearer: Porto Assay Office mark of 833-1,000 fineness, from 1938 onwards until 1984. Hello Thank you for the new image! Yes, the image is much better now! There is a saying: » New brooms sweep well — but the old ones know the corners «; yours old camera too! The fineness is 833-1,00...
by silverport
Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Please help me to indentify these portugueses marks
Replies: 8
Views: 979

Re: Please help me to indentify these portugueses marks

Hello In short: Yours images are so blurry that details aren't visible - that's especially important for the identification of the maker's mark. If you like to collect Portuguese items, made from Silver or Gold, I hope you would by time and while understand what I like to explain. The Assay Mark is ...
by silverport
Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Please help me to indentify these portugueses marks
Replies: 8
Views: 979

Re: Please help me to indentify these portugueses marks

Hello Welcome to the Forum. Please do us a favour; please let’s know at least the letter(s) in the “house” like cartouche. Reason: The images are so blurry, that I could confirm you only, that the item is maybe a cigarettes case, with a decorative lid — maybe an artist’s conglomeration of buildings ...
by silverport
Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:24 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: С. П. ВУРГ mark on Spoon
Replies: 34
Views: 6073

Re: С. П. ВУРГ mark on Spoon

»Saint Macro of Distortions« Hello All Thank you all for yours contributions in the » Russian « section! In the very past I’ve got the impression, if actually some body is bored, but like to enlarge his knowledge, he should read the » Russian « topics — with other words, actually there is the ...
by silverport
Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Central & South America
Topic: Baltic Fish Slice, DF
Replies: 4
Views: 1818

Re: Baltic Fish Slice, DF

Hello Miles As you know, in » 925-1000 « are experts of North European items, made e.g. from silver , and their marks too. But no one of these, witch well have a much sounded knowledge of that area, have reacted. I assume that it would be very helpful, if you would explain in detail the reason of ...
by silverport
Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unknown mark on silver cup
Replies: 7
Views: 1718

Re: Unknown mark on silver cup

The Vienna Convention of the »CCM — Common Control Mark« Hello Ger The Vienna Convention of the » CCM — Common Control Mark « was signed in Vienna, Austria in 1973 by Austria, Denmark, Finland and Sweden — and came in force worldwide on 27 June 1975. 1976 became new members the United Kingdom an...
by silverport
Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:13 pm
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Help needed,please
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Re: Help needed,please

Hello Welcome to the Forum. Please do for you a favour; that's a favour for us too: Make a drawing of the marks (letter-mark, and ciphers). Thank you! Here you could read a brief guideline: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=19420" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Ki...
by silverport
Sat Jan 29, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Need help-who is maker? Sterling ID bracelet
Replies: 15
Views: 3912

Re: Need help-who is maker? Sterling ID bracelet

I start to hate blurry images — maybe I should ignore from now on such questions for ever? Hello Just now again I’ve got a lesson, why » 925-1000 « in his history has started to ban questions without images — we should ban also blurry images, or still ignore that question. Well, with the “ manipul...
by silverport
Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unidentified Mystery hallmarked spoon
Replies: 19
Views: 2790

Re: Unidentified Mystery hallmarked spoon

Hello » cerissa « Not all is already published — and many themes would need research in local archives. That’s now one of my results of an intensive research. The » Sacred Heart « mark is such a theme. As I’ve already mentioned, it could be an owner’s mark — but it could be also a memory mark. W...
by silverport
Sat Jan 29, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Need help-who is maker? Sterling ID bracelet
Replies: 15
Views: 3912

Re: Need help-who is maker? Sterling ID bracelet

French Export mark - Saglier Frères (Brothers) Hello » ypcomchic « Welcome to the Forum. The images are so blurry, that my interpretation is mainly based on parts of yours description. The in this case » house «- like cartouche looks like to be the French Export mark. This kind of French Export...
by silverport
Fri Jan 28, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: french 1819-38 maker
Replies: 5
Views: 901

Re: french 1819-38 maker

2 = 800; 81 = Department Vienne, Bureaux Poitiers; -GB-

Hello

»dognose« explanations I could confirm.

Sorry, the identity of the maker -GB- I couldn't find out until yet.

Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Fri Jan 28, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Silver Dish, country of origin unknown, can you help?
Replies: 3
Views: 642

Re: Silver Dish, country of origin unknown, can you help?

Elkington, Mason & Co., Birmingham - 1843 onwards Hello » PamNJ « That's an early Elkington, Mason & Co. maker's mark - not »Hallmark«! Please look here (left side): http://www.925-1000.com/silverplate_E.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:08 pm
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Warner Brothers of Delhi - Howler
Replies: 2
Views: 909

Re: Warner Brothers of Delhi - Howler

No, no, I think that’s not the »Howler-of-the-Month« or a ‘drunken pronunciation’. Hello All No, no, I think that’s not the » Howler-of-the-Month « or a ‘ drunken pronunciation ’ — that’s the “ Evening prayer ” of some body in front of a locked up bottle of Whisky or whatever is tasty. As a not ...
by silverport
Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unidentified Mystery hallmarked spoon
Replies: 19
Views: 2790

Re: Unidentified Mystery hallmarked spoon

Hello »cerisa«

Please do us another favour too:

Please let’s know the dimensions: Length, Width, and Weight.

Thank you in advance!

Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unidentified Mystery hallmarked spoon
Replies: 19
Views: 2790

Re: Unidentified Mystery hallmarked spoon

Hello In the last days after »dognose« had first published his assume on Porto, I've start to find that mark, which is assumed to be the maker's mark; or at least some similarity in other maker's marks. There are a little bit more then 5,000 of them - but not one of them match ; also not from othe...
by silverport
Mon Jan 24, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Master Butter Knife Notch
Replies: 8
Views: 10694

Re: Master Butter Knife Notch

Hello The here shown form of the blade is interpreted, to be a cheese server ; that’s in more or less all of the West European's cultures. But a nearly similar form of the blade is there also interpreted to be a fish knife . Another, less in dimensions , would be a fruit knife . Or much more little ...
by silverport
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unknown mark on silver cup
Replies: 7
Views: 1718

Re: Unknown mark on silver cup

Maybe bad news — indeed it seems that the marks possibly »Pseudo marks«? Hello Ger » Qrt.S « has had some doubts on the regularity of the marks on yours item — and he has then already specified e.g. the not conformity, and the missing indication of fineness in this ‘ Convention ’ like mark. When...
by silverport
Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unknown mark on silver cup
Replies: 7
Views: 1718

Re: Unknown mark on silver cup

It's a »Convention« mark. Hello Ger Welcome to the Forum. Please visit the » CCM « official website of the » Convention's Common Control Mark «, settled in Geneve, Switzerland: http://www.hallmarkingconvention.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Actually there you could find mu...

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