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by WolfFrog
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?
Replies: 8
Views: 6260

Re: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?

Qrt.S wrote:The town mark is strange, the maker is unknown, it is most likely a judaica object...what do you think it points too?


Not picking up what you are throwing down. Not sure what it point to.
by WolfFrog
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Victorian era? silver plated tray. High quality but no marks.
Replies: 1
Views: 971

Re: Victorian era? silver plated tray. High quality but no marks.

It does look similar to a John Wanamaker tray I found for sale on eBay.
by WolfFrog
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Victorian era? silver plated tray. High quality but no marks.
Replies: 1
Views: 971

Victorian era? silver plated tray. High quality but no marks.

Not sure if the marks were polished off over time or if it lacked them to begin with. It appears to be very well made and is quite ornate with raised grape embellishments. This tray belongs to an old woman who is a neighbor of mine. It's monogrammed with her family members initials. She is probably ...
by WolfFrog
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?
Replies: 8
Views: 6260

Re: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?

Oh I guess the horse is facing the opposite direction it is in the other Moscow 1896 pieces I’m seeing. Is that it? What would that point to?

Qrt.S wrote:Hmmmm! Isn't the town mark for Moscow a bit strange being from 1896? Anyway, the maker's mark is БЧ. Cannot identify him, sorry.
by WolfFrog
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?
Replies: 8
Views: 6260

Re: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?

Hmm what are you thinking? What’s strange?

Oh yeh and do these marks indicate it’s silver? .960, .875,..?

Qrt.S wrote:Hmmmm! Isn't the town mark for Moscow a bit strange being from 1896? Anyway, the maker's mark is БЧ. Cannot identify him, sorry.
by WolfFrog
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?
Replies: 8
Views: 6260

Re: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?

Thanks!!! Much appreciated

AG2012 wrote:Hi,
It is Moscow 1896.
Maker^s mark is on the left, but not clean and too dark to decipher, particularly the first letter is important.The second looks like Ч (Cyrillic).
Regards
by WolfFrog
Fri May 31, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?
Replies: 8
Views: 6260

Plz help identify this mark on a Jewish? Goblet. Russian? Israel?

I bought this goblet the other day. It was sold to me as being.925 from a Jewish. The seller "acquired a Jewish estate". The seller (online) didn't even notice it was marked. I bought it not knowing if it was indeed silver or just plated and hoped for the best as I thought it was interesti...
by WolfFrog
Fri May 31, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Salt cellar from Africa or Asia??? Or???
Replies: 4
Views: 4227

Re: Salt cellar from Africa or Asia??? Or???

Those were my best guesses as well. Thanks!

Traintime wrote:How about the Komodo Dragon, an Indonesian monitor lizard?
by WolfFrog
Fri May 31, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Salt cellar from Africa or Asia??? Or???
Replies: 4
Views: 4227

Re: Salt cellar from Africa or Asia??? Or???

Thanks so much for your reply. I think you may be on to something. Its the first good lead I have had. I found some plates with a similar theme on eBay but the seller did not share any info about their source. They were just a pawn shop or estate sale dealer or something. Using your tips I did find ...
by WolfFrog
Fri May 31, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Help with makers mark on dessert forks retailed by Shreve Crump & Low Co.
Replies: 4
Views: 3485

Re: Help with makers mark on dessert forks retailed by Shreve Crump & Low Co.

I don't see it on replacements, I assume that is what you were referencing. Can you link if you found it please. You are probably right about the initials being used because of the small size of the forks. Thanks for the reply! It does look like Frank Whiting and the pattern is listed as "unide...
by WolfFrog
Fri May 31, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Help with makers mark on dessert forks retailed by Shreve Crump & Low Co.
Replies: 4
Views: 3485

Re: Help with makers mark on dessert forks retailed by Shreve Crump & Low Co.

While it is very similar to this one it is clearly different. If you see this exact mark anywhere can you please guide me there. I assume it is a variation on the Whiting mark but I have yet to see it. The W mark is identified as Frank M. Whiting Co on the American Silver Marks by initials on this s...
by WolfFrog
Tue May 28, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Help identify this Reed & Barton makers mark on a beautiful Hummingbird/Owl/Crane/Butterfly/Flower motif bride's basket
Replies: 3
Views: 3141

Help identify this Reed & Barton makers mark on a beautiful Hummingbird/Owl/Crane/Butterfly/Flower motif bride's basket

I don't buy much silver plated stuff but this brides basket was just too beautiful and unique to leave at the thrift store. I searched forever and could not find another like it anywhere online. I found some really interesting ones but in my opinion mine is the best looking one out there. The whole ...
by WolfFrog
Tue May 28, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.
Replies: 7
Views: 3493

Re: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.

Awesome, thank you so much for your help on this one!
by WolfFrog
Tue May 28, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.
Replies: 7
Views: 3493

Re: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.

AH! That explains why I cannot find that option. I wonder why there is no built in edit option? Thanks for the heads up.


silverly wrote:There is no edit capability for most. Just do a reply to add embedded images.
by WolfFrog
Tue May 28, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Help with makers mark on dessert forks retailed by Shreve Crump & Low Co.
Replies: 4
Views: 3485

Help with makers mark on dessert forks retailed by Shreve Crump & Low Co.

I cannot find out who used this W mark. It looks similar to one of Frank Whiting's marks but it is definitely not the same. The seller said they were British but the lack of Hallmarks seems to disprove that. They have a Shreve Crump & Low Co mark on them. I assume SCL was only the retailer and n...
by WolfFrog
Tue May 28, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: American Jewelry
Topic: STERLING AND 18K BRACELET HALL MARK HELP
Replies: 1
Views: 5742

Re: STERLING AND 18K BRACELET HALL MARK HELP

Not sure on makers mark but is this marked as being 14k or are you just assuming it is 14k?
by WolfFrog
Thu May 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.
Replies: 7
Views: 3493

Re: Need help identifying Welder & Bro mark on coin silver spoons.

Thanks so much for your reply. I got busy and forgot to check back here. I literally cannot figure out how to edit my posts here. I'm not sure why but the format of these boards is confusing me. Would you mind telling me how I can edit? Thanks again. I'd say this person is not going to embed the ima...
by WolfFrog
Mon May 06, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Salt cellar from Africa or Asia??? Or???
Replies: 4
Views: 4227

Salt cellar from Africa or Asia??? Or???

So I found this little item at a thrift store in New England. I believe its a salt cellar but I could be wrong. It has no visible marks anywhere at all and I've gone over it with a fine tooth comb. I actually am not even sure if it is silver or not but I am guessing that it is. In my short time coll...
by WolfFrog
Mon May 06, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Coin Silver Object by James Watts-What Is It?
Replies: 4
Views: 3879

Re: Coin Silver Object by James Watts-What Is It?

To me it just looks like it was meant for spreading a condiment or something. I could be way off but thats my guess.

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