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by Waylander
Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Identification - Unknown Maker
Replies: 5
Views: 3588

Re: Identification - Unknown Maker

Cheers Miles. The maker's mark you describe certainly fits what I have, so I'll use Mr Portelli as the tentative attribution.

Thanks for your help

Waylander
by Waylander
Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Native American Silver
Topic: Anyone recognize this "J Morub" signature, likely Native American
Replies: 2
Views: 1932

Re: Anyone recognize this "J Morub" signature, likely Native American

Agree with Silverly - I read that signature as "J Morris".

Waylander
by Waylander
Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:57 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Help with identifying cutlery set
Replies: 5
Views: 1423

Re: Help with identifying cutlery set

Hi Irma I'm not an expert in the area of Silverplate, but the marks on the knife blades are interesting, and may provide a rough date. To quote from this page here (http://www.cutlers-hallamshire.org.uk/history/brearley-and-stainless-steel): "The Firth-Brearley Steel Syndicate was established t...
by Waylander
Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: Scottish Hallmarks
Topic: Unknown maker - Exeter (?) spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 2636

Re: Unknown maker - Exeter (?) spoon

Cheers Trev. Have had a look at a William Auld mark, and agree it could be him. Date range consistent too.

Thanks

Waylander
by Waylander
Mon Jun 13, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Scottish Hallmarks
Topic: Unknown maker - Exeter (?) spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 2636

Unknown maker - Exeter (?) spoon

Hi Missing the Lion Passant and a date letter. Town mark looks like Exeter though (happy to be corrected if it is Edinburgh!). Looks like a male duty mark too, for date range. Any idea? http://i66.tinypic.com/348ksqe.jpg http://i64.tinypic.com/2q8ubva.jpg Thanks in advance for everyone's time Cheers...
by Waylander
Mon Jun 13, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Maker - Austrian spoon
Replies: 3
Views: 1386

Re: Maker - Austrian spoon

Thanks AG2012 - agree with your conclusion, and the mark fits.

Cheers

Waylander
by Waylander
Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Maker - Austrian spoon
Replies: 3
Views: 1386

Maker - Austrian spoon

Hello all

A fairly standard fiddle back shaped Austrian spoon, assayed in Vienna after 1867 (from the assay mark). Maker is either HS or SH (depending on which way up the mark was stamped). Any idea? Picture below (hopefully!)

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Cheers

Waylander
by Waylander
Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Identification - Unknown Maker
Replies: 5
Views: 3588

Re: Identification - Unknown Maker

Cheers Trev

Waylander
by Waylander
Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Identification - Unknown Maker
Replies: 5
Views: 3588

Re: Identification - Unknown Maker

Ok, that didn't work. And I've forgotten how to edit posts. Ha.

Take 2:

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Hope it works this time.

Bit rusty after 7 years or so....

Waylander
by Waylander
Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Identification - Unknown Maker
Replies: 5
Views: 3588

Identification - Unknown Maker

Hi all It's been a while between visits. About 7 years in fact! Anyway, life moves in mysterious ways and I've re-discovered my passion for sterling silver and hall marking! I've got a fairly plain fiddle back spoon. It was purchased in a (motley?) collection of spoons, the rest of which have been i...
by Waylander
Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:06 am
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Help with Makers Mark!
Replies: 10
Views: 6220

Hi Leo

Thanks for the story - the human side of silver is also appreciated

Cheers

Waylander
by Waylander
Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:05 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: engl. snuffbox 17th or 18th Century who can help
Replies: 5
Views: 3127

Agreed

Waylander
by Waylander
Wed Jan 23, 2008 7:55 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: REED & BARTON
Replies: 3
Views: 1753

United States Navy?

Waylander
by Waylander
Wed Jan 23, 2008 7:52 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Help With Mark On Mold
Replies: 3
Views: 1685

As for your comment re type of soldier, to my eye he looks to be an infrantryman, European, circa 1700-1800. The bayonet was only introduced in about 1700 into the British army

Waylander
by Waylander
Tue Jan 08, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Unknown napkin ring
Replies: 2
Views: 2955

Unknown napkin ring

Dear all Please find following pictures of a napkin ring I picked up about a year ago. While there are not any traditional sterling markings (well, as far as I am aware) it certainly appears to be silver. Any idea as to history? I reckon North America / early 20th century? http://i245.photobucket.co...
by Waylander
Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:35 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Desperate to Identify French Hallmarks
Replies: 7
Views: 3750

Looks like pseudo marks to me - refer Silver Glossary

Waylander
by Waylander
Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:23 am
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: electro plated communion cup
Replies: 8
Views: 3652

"Hawksworth, Eyre & Company Marks used:- H.E/&CO, CH/JE, JKB/TH/GW, J.K.B, HE&CO/LD, HE/LD Trademark:- Pineapple A Sheffield based company who manufactured mostly silver plated flatware, but hallmarked silver items are to be found. They were established in 1833 and produced until ju...
by Waylander
Mon Nov 19, 2007 7:32 am
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Grace Line
Replies: 1
Views: 1338

Probably made by Elkington to order. Grace Line were a shipping company - refer here for more details http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/grace.htm The date fits.

Waylander
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by Waylander
Fri Nov 09, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Silver (Plated??) Pickle Forks - Need Help with the Marks
Replies: 4
Views: 2229

Very hard to date silverplate pieces with any certainty as they did not get struck with a date letter (unlike British sterling). Periods of operation, periods of use of different versions of marks, style, are your best indicators. Also, it is EP without a doubt - there is no Lion Passant etc to sign...
by Waylander
Thu Nov 08, 2007 8:33 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Silver (Plated??) Pickle Forks - Need Help with the Marks
Replies: 4
Views: 2229

James Dixon & Sons, English manufacturer
http://www.925-1000.com/silverplate_D.html

Regards

Waylander

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