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by oel
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Middle East small silver bottle
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: Middle East small silver bottle

Perhaps a silver Arabian (Oudh) perfume/ scent/vinaigrette flask.

https://www.fragrantica.com/notes/Agarwood-Oud-114.html

Peter.
by oel
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: French and Portuguese marks
Replies: 8
Views: 336

Re: French and Portuguese marks

Dear Funkel.
Thank you very much for the information. All clear, much appreciated.
Best wishes,

Perer.
by oel
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need help identifying a pair of fighting roosters
Replies: 10
Views: 141

Re: Need help identifying a pair of fighting roosters

You are wrong! These solid silver roosters or in Dutch called zilveren Kemphanen are very popular and often 835/000-925/000 and sometimes gilded (gold plated). Hanau pseudo marks are seen on solid silver not on silver plated items. Yes we also have silver plated roosters. A Google search https://www...
by oel
Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Need help identifying a pair of fighting roosters
Replies: 10
Views: 141

Re: Need help identifying a pair of fighting roosters

These fighting roosters could be made out of solid silver. Agree pseudo marks. I advise a proper silver test. use of XRF Alloy tester

Peter.
by oel
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Cairo, Egypt - date letter
Replies: 4
Views: 346

Re: Cairo, Egypt - date letter

Yes, I should have mentioned my source.
Source: World Hallmarks Volume II, Asia, Middle East, Africa.
Niklewicz Matula Whetstone
Hallmark Research Institute

Peter.
by oel
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Assistance with maker of Sauce boat
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: Assistance with maker of Sauce boat

Great looking sauce boat.. Believe it to be Paris, crowned L year letter for 1727/1728, poinçon de charge letter A crown dropped left, and poinçon de discharge a bird for Maître Jacques Cottin on duty 1 October.? 1726 till 30 September 1730. The maker's mark unknown to me. Source: Marc Rosenberg IV....
by oel
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Cairo, Egypt - date letter
Replies: 4
Views: 346

Re: Cairo, Egypt - date letter

Left to right, mark used 1947 to date
1.) Fineness 900/000, assay office Cairo. 2.) Egypt's national country hallmark for silver, the Lotus flower blossom used 1946-2005
3.) Year-date letter used June 1986- October 1989


Peter.
by oel
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: French and Portuguese marks
Replies: 8
Views: 336

Re: French and Portuguese marks

Indeed with period (full point) it works.

Cheers JayT!


Peter
by oel
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: French and Portuguese marks
Replies: 8
Views: 336

Re: French and Portuguese marks

Hi JayT,

It goes without saying I have to study the Forum French Maker's Mark Menu. For me it seems the French Ministry of Culture website and entering the initials HL does not work.
Thank you very much for the information and guiding me in the right direction.

Best wishes,

Peter.
by oel
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: French and Portuguese marks
Replies: 8
Views: 336

French and Portuguese marks

These marks are seen on a (incomplete) French silver tea, coffee, & chocolate set; https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/5553IZ.jpg To my understanding made in France, export mark for silver with the core image the head of Mercury with the number 1 for silver minimum 950/000, used 1...
by oel
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: DUTCH SILVER GILT SNUFF BOX
Replies: 8
Views: 674

Re: DUTCH SILVER GILT SNUFF BOX

These type of boxes were "mass produced " in Schoonhoven during the last quarter 18th and 19th century. Not cast but stamped. A thin sheet of silver is modeled & shaped die-stamped (using drop hammer/drop stamp). In Schoonhoven often the used official punch marks were worn/broken/uncle...
by oel
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: DUTCH SILVER GILT SNUFF BOX
Replies: 8
Views: 674

Re: DUTCH SILVER GILT SNUFF BOX

Your welcome. Why not show us an image of the complete tobacco box?
Please do. Thanks
by oel
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: DUTCH SILVER GILT SNUFF BOX
Replies: 8
Views: 674

Re: DUTCH SILVER GILT SNUFF BOX

I would say last quarter, late 18th century.

Peter.
by oel
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: DUTCH SILVER GILT SNUFF BOX
Replies: 8
Views: 674

Re: DUTCH SILVER GILT SNUFF BOX

Hi John, The visible marks are; crowned V a later tax mark used 1814-1893. Crowned O a later tax-free mark used 1807, and ET conjoined under a crown https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/XmR7Zm.jpg The crowned ET(conjoined) duty mark of the French empire used 1809-1819. ET= étranger=fore...
by oel
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Silver of the Americas - Single Image
Topic: Would Like ID of Heart and Cross Mark
Replies: 6
Views: 2935

Re: Would Like ID of Heart and Cross Mark

Thanks for sharing this information. Much appreciated.

Peter.
by oel
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Silver candle stick unknown origin
Replies: 6
Views: 724

Re: Silver candle stick unknown origin

Perhaps helpful herewith a link how to attach and embedded images.
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=42199

Peter.
by oel
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Silver candle stick unknown origin
Replies: 6
Views: 724

Re: Silver candle stick unknown origin

Hi, welcome to the forum. Please show us some embedded images of the complete candle stick and image(s) of all the mark. ,

Peter
by oel
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Assistance with Two Dutch Makers.
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Re: Assistance with Two Dutch Makers.

Yes you have to start a new topic.

Peter.
by oel
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Assistance with Two Dutch Makers.
Replies: 3
Views: 497

Re: Assistance with Two Dutch Makers.

Hi,

Only one item per topic please.
Year letter z for 1884 . The maker's mark PF above 2 for: Pierre Gabriël François or François & Co, registered in Amsterdam, 1882 - 1916.
by oel
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Dutch 18th Century Tobacco Tamper Multi Tool Hall Mark Identification Date & Maker
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Re: Dutch 18th Century Tobacco Tamper Multi Tool Hall Mark Identification Date & Maker

Hi, welcome to the forum. Silver pipe tamper & cleaner set. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/5egblB.png https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/ZSroq5.png Town mark of Schoonhoven: Shield with four lion's rampant facing left. See: https://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtop...

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