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by Alain
Sat Aug 23, 2008 4:44 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Sugar tongs : James Beebe ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2529

Sugar tongs : James Beebe ?

I like to double check the maker of these tongs with you if you like. Can they be atributed to James Beebe? Thanks, Alain http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/69/569/7/98/88/2549798880103356423wuIohG_th.jpg http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/65/765/3/51/3/2204351030103356423Xiybtn_th.jpg .
by Alain
Fri Aug 22, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Please help with London maker's mark : E H T
Replies: 5
Views: 2670

Thanks Mike!

This is a rather unknow maker isn't it?
I googeld the name, but no ref. to this maker came up.

Regards,

Alain
by Alain
Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:18 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Please help with London maker's mark : E H T
Replies: 5
Views: 2670

Please help with London maker's mark : E H T

Hello, This is a metal detectorist find. Can someone help me with the makers mark on this ring? The year is 1885 Thank you, Alain http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/72/72/5/71/88/2818571880103356423KuCGyb_th.jpg http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/72/72/2/4/43/2518204430103356423JpMmGE_th.jpg http://thumb3.websh...
by Alain
Thu Aug 14, 2008 1:40 am
Forum: Chester Hallmarks
Topic: Help with these 4 symbols on a silver box
Replies: 3
Views: 3639

Nathan & Hayes
Icknield Street & Howard Street, Birmingham

Regards,
Alain

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by Alain
Wed Aug 13, 2008 2:37 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Charles Hougham sugar tongs : help with date
Replies: 1
Views: 1184

Charles Hougham sugar tongs : help with date

Hello, Am i right to presume this pair of tongs were made between 1786 and 1792 ? It would be great If someone can narrow the date of make. They are rather unusual with the marks in the bowls and the engraving was made so hard, it shows on the inside of the tongs.(please see pic.) Thank you, Alain h...
by Alain
Sat Aug 09, 2008 4:29 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: "EL" mark on Sheffield spoon/ bowl Italy?
Replies: 4
Views: 6727

Hi Apico,

British silver plate is marked EPNS, which means electroplate nickel silver .

Reg.

Alain
by Alain
Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: Please help with Sheffield Makers mark on 1911 sugar tongs
Replies: 3
Views: 2934

Hi Trev, No wonder i couldn't find the makers mark.I was looking at the Sheffield Assay Office ... They put there Makers' Marks at the London Assay Office . The tongs are hallmarked for Sheffield, but they put the makers mark at the London assay office? Was that a common thing to do ? greetings, Alain
by Alain
Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:34 pm
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: Please help with Sheffield Makers mark on 1911 sugar tongs
Replies: 3
Views: 2934

Please help with Sheffield Makers mark on 1911 sugar tongs

Here is another pair of tongs i can't find the maker of.
Information is most welcome!
Thank you,

Alain
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by Alain
Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Scottish Hallmarks
Topic: Please help with Makers mark on 1855 Edinburgh sugar tongs
Replies: 2
Views: 2863

Please help with Makers mark on 1855 Edinburgh sugar tongs

Can someone help me with the maker of these tongs?
Thank you!

Alain

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by Alain
Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:04 am
Forum: London Lost Registers & Unrecorded Marks
Topic: I H - Sugar tongs (photo removed)
Replies: 7
Views: 4681

Thank you Nigel and Doc for your help!
I realy apriciate and value your expertise!
Regards,

Alain
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by Alain
Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:32 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Sugar tongs : William Bateman I ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1440

Sugar tongs : William Bateman I ?

I just want to double check if these sugar tongs are made by William Bateman I. I think they are, but the experts here can hopefuly help me out here! Thank you, Alain http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/60/760/8/53/55/2061853550103356423kXHymd_th.jpg http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/65/765/8/19/31/276481931010...
by Alain
Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:53 am
Forum: London Lost Registers & Unrecorded Marks
Topic: I H - Sugar tongs (photo removed)
Replies: 7
Views: 4681

Hello Nigel, Thank you for your expertise.Very much apriciated! So these tongs were made between 1761 and 1773 ? "Pour la petite histoire", there's a birdie on the bow of the tongs, and unfortunatly also a crack in the bow. In your opinion, is it worth to let it repair by a silversmith? Th...
by Alain
Tue Jul 22, 2008 5:56 am
Forum: London Lost Registers & Unrecorded Marks
Topic: I H - Sugar tongs (photo removed)
Replies: 7
Views: 4681

I H - Sugar tongs (photo removed)

This is the latest pair of sugar tongs in my collection. I am not shure about the maker.Could it be that it's from the London maker John Hawkins? Thank you, Alain http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/65/765/4/54/88/2039454880103356423TyChzA_th.jpg http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/69/569/7/6/27/28577062701033564...
by Alain
Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:38 am
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: Cooper Bros. & Sons.
Replies: 4
Views: 3552

Thanks for the info Trev!
I found similar marks on some of my other sugar tong, and on my grandfather's Omega pocket watch.I was just curious to find out what it was!
Regards,
Alain
by Alain
Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:33 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Help with unknown mark on spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 1768

Thanks Dognose!!!
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by Alain
Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Help with unknown mark on spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 1768

Help with unknown mark on spoon

Can someone tell me what this "4", next to the Hallmarks is? This spoon is by George Adams, London 1878. Thanks! http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/68/168/3/75/39/2006375390103356423EMbBbg_th.jpg http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/60/660/1/28/13/2197128130103356423DiLAfe_th.jpg .
by Alain
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: Cooper Bros. & Sons.
Replies: 4
Views: 3552

Cooper Bros. & Sons.

Can someone tell me what this inscription next to the Hallmark is?
Thank you!
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by Alain
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:19 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Help to identify Hallmark
Replies: 0
Views: 1143

Help to identify Hallmark

Can someone help me with this Hallmark and country of origine of these .800 silver sugar tongs? I think they could be Belgian or German.Aldo not to shure about German, there is no half moon and crown... They mesure 14 cm. in lenght. Thank you! http://thumb3.webshots.net/t/24/665/8/1/22/2828801220103...
by Alain
Mon May 26, 2008 2:54 am
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: Mistery with butter knife
Replies: 2
Views: 2658

Thanks for your help , Trev!
Have a nice bank hollyday!!
Regards,
Alain
by Alain
Sat May 17, 2008 8:50 am
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Maker's mark on sugar tongs
Replies: 3
Views: 2828

Maker's mark on sugar tongs

I tried to find the name of the maker of these sugar tongs, but so far i had no luck. Maker's initials are "L", than what i think is a bell, and than "M" Can someone help me out? Thank you. http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2762689940103356423kmTPOO?vhost=good-times" onclick="...

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