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by Malm
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Another CPB small silver item
Replies: 2
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Re: Another CPB small silver item

That is a Birmingham hallmark with the date letter "v" for 1895 (note that it is frequently mistaken for other letters). I think that the piece is a box or purse mount with the vertical hole possibly being a keyhole. Phil Thank you Phil for the information I wasn’t certain of the date let...
by Malm
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Another CPB small silver item
Replies: 2
Views: 2965

Another CPB small silver item

Hi All, I searched the initials CPB and it brought me the this site, i read the previous thread and thought i would post this item. I found it in an old dump in Australia with the detector. Hope the image is sufficient and posted correctly. The item is approx. 2.5cm in length, Any info would be grea...
by Malm
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: CPB makers mark (Charles Penny Brown?) but no city stamp - fake?
Replies: 26
Views: 12622

Re: CPB makers mark (Charles Penny Brown?) but no city stamp - fake?

Hi, Welcome to the forum. Charles Penny Brown, Birmingham, made leather goods (e.g. purses, wallets). I suppose the item you found is a clasp that was riveted to leather (three holes). There is a possibility this was not the only silver part and the anchor mark was elsewhere. Cheers Hi, I have just...

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