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by bobandcindy
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Assistance with Sterling Spoon Mark - San Fran spoon
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: Assistance with Sterling Spoon Mark - San Fran spoon

Thank you for the replies. This spoon did come in a collection with the F&F spoon. It is hard to see an F in the mark. Definitely appears to be a rounded letter like a B vs a mis-stamped F. But even with a jewelry loop it is hard not to go cross-eyed looking at silver marks. Appreciate the sugge...
by bobandcindy
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Assistance with Sterling Spoon Mark - San Fran spoon
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Assistance with Sterling Spoon Mark - San Fran spoon

I discovered this great silver spoon with a very intricate handle with what appears to be a gold nugget finial. Unfortunately part of the ribbon decoration has broken off but it is still a great souvenir spoon. Only problem is I can't figure out the mark. It appears to be a 'B' inside a circle. But ...
by bobandcindy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Identification Letter F in Circle mark Sterling Salt Spoon
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Identification Letter F in Circle mark Sterling Salt Spoon

Cheryl,

Thank you very much for the swift identification. I very much appreciate your help deciphering the mark. Warm regards,

Bob
by bobandcindy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Identification Letter F in Circle mark Sterling Salt Spoon
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Identification Letter F in Circle mark Sterling Salt Spoon

I came across this beautiful sterling salt spoon and have been unable to identify the maker. I believe it is an American spoon but would appreciate any help in identifying the letter F inside a circle mark. Thank you, Bob https://i.imgur.com/D5HPw4Z.jpg https://i.imgur.com/zrMM6nV.jpg https://i.imgu...
by bobandcindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Silver Cigarette Box Hallmark Identification
Replies: 3
Views: 1256

Re: Russian Silver Cigarette Box Hallmark Identification

Many thanks, AG! Your knowledge is much appreciated.
by bobandcindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Silver Cigarette Box Hallmark Identification
Replies: 3
Views: 1256

Russian Silver Cigarette Box Hallmark Identification

I have been trying to figure out the hallmark for this silver cigarette box and have been unable to decipher the maker. I would appreciate any help identifying the Russian silversmith. Thank you. Bob https://i.imgur.com/3WYNquM.jpg https://i.imgur.com/YnhyIV1.jpg https://i.imgur.com/KznyLqO.jpg http...
by bobandcindy
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Help Identifying Greek Silversmith Mark
Replies: 0
Views: 898

Help Identifying Greek Silversmith Mark

I would appreciate any help identifying the Greek maker of this hammer sterling silver dish. I have a number of these but cannot identify the maker's mark after the omega. Thank you in advance for your help. Bob https://i.imgur.com/31Go57Z.jpg https://i.imgur.com/W6XY5oI.jpg
by bobandcindy
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Assistance Identifying Mexican Silver Coffee Set
Replies: 0
Views: 1055

Assistance Identifying Mexican Silver Coffee Set

I would like assistance identifying the Mexican silversmith mark for this 925 sterling coffee set. Thank you in advance for any help that you can provide.

Sincerely,

Bob

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by bobandcindy
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Help identifying Georgian silver mark for Sterling Salts
Replies: 2
Views: 1419

Re: Help identifying Georgian silver mark for Sterling Salts

Phil,

Thank you very much for the very quick reply and the comprehensive information. This is extremely helpful and I appreciate all of the detail. Thank you again.

Bob
by bobandcindy
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Help identifying Georgian silver mark for Sterling Salts
Replies: 2
Views: 1419

Help identifying Georgian silver mark for Sterling Salts

I have a pair of what I believe to be Georgian period London hallmarked sterling silver master salts but have been unable to identify the silversmith. My best guess is "CP" or "LP" written in script but the mark is rubbed so it's tough to tell for sure. Thanks for any help you ca...
by bobandcindy
Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Assistance Identifying Russian Cloisonné Silver Cigarette Case Marks
Replies: 4
Views: 1472

Assistance Identifying Russian Cloisonné Silver Cigarette Case Marks

I am trying to determine the maker of this Art Nouveau Russian gilt silver cloisonné cigarette case - I think it is by D.P. Nitkin. It strongly resembles this piece: (admin edit - see Posting Requirements ) The mark also looks like it could be Dmitriì Nikolaevich Nikolaev. Any input/advice would be ...
by bobandcindy
Thu May 18, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Assistance confirming maker's mark - Clément?
Replies: 3
Views: 1549

Re: Assistance confirming maker's mark - Clément?

Thank you very much for the quick and very detailed reply. This is very helpful and gives me a lot more history on the origins of the spoon. Thank you again.

Bob
by bobandcindy
Wed May 17, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Assistance confirming maker's mark - Clément?
Replies: 3
Views: 1549

Assistance confirming maker's mark - Clément?

I have this fiddleback spoon that has a Minerva hallmark and what appears to be a "CLÉMENT" markers mark. But I have been unable to find out anything about a French silversmith named Clement. The mark also appears to have a key above the name and a five point star below. I would appreciate...
by bobandcindy
Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Maker's mark identification assistance needed - enameled brooch
Replies: 2
Views: 1743

Re: Maker's mark identification assistance needed - enameled brooch

Thank you, dognose! Yes - there are 7 dots/holes in the corner - they are arranged in a triangular shape resembling a Christmas tree.
by bobandcindy
Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Maker's mark identification assistance needed - enameled brooch
Replies: 2
Views: 1743

Maker's mark identification assistance needed - enameled brooch

Seeking assistance in identifying the maker's mark on the enameled brooch pictured in photos 1 and 2. I've included a photo of a similar brooch - likely by the same silversmith - which was signed in the same manner (blue brooch). The piece was identified as seccesionist style but the silversmith was...
by bobandcindy
Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Other Jewelry
Topic: Unknown Silver Bracelet Mark
Replies: 1
Views: 1054

Unknown Silver Bracelet Mark

After reviewing the library of silver marks on this site I have been unable to determine the country of origin or the actual makers mark for this silver bracelet. Thank you in advance for your help. http://s1148.photobucket.com/albums/o562/birneycreek/?action=view&current=DSC_0050.jpg" onclick="...

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