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by frenchie_myriam
Sun Oct 16, 2005 9:29 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: looking for a strange mark on a single fork - british ??
Replies: 10
Views: 5612

Hello all, For me it looks like canadian silver. Canadian silversmiths copied the British type of hallmarks with the lion walking right, marker's mark which were allways initials in a rectangle, or square or double circle cartouche and a letter for the year. As per my book, yours should be from 1933...
by frenchie_myriam
Sun Oct 16, 2005 9:06 am
Forum: French Silver
Topic: What is the meaning of the French Small Guarantee swan mark?
Replies: 6
Views: 8943

Hello, to complete the information provided with Neruda, I can tell you that the SWAN hallmark is specific to watch casings and this rule was valid from 1st of july 1893 till 1970. It proves it is imported silver fromm all origins. This hallmark is also used to assay during same period all kind of s...
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 11, 2005 5:51 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Help in Dating OLD Bergen Norway Silver Spoon 5 Hallmarks
Replies: 2
Views: 3430

Hello there, definately Norvegian. The 7 balls is the mark for Bergen, confirmed by the B which the hallmark for the essayer operating between 1812 and 1821 in this city. AB is probably the marker's mark. then the zodiac sign and the 20 proves it has been assayed very precisely between the 21st of j...
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 11, 2005 5:27 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Danish mystery hallmark DGH G&AT
Replies: 2
Views: 4296

Hello there, it looks Danish marks. My book is not precise enough but I know that Bo BRAMSEN has written a book on all Danish hallmarks with is published by Politikens. Maybe you could find the info in this book. Hope this has helped. Best Regards. Myriam
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 11, 2005 5:16 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Please help me with this Hallmark
Replies: 6
Views: 3986

Hello there, this looks like French hallmark of the 18th century. Unfortunately there are around 10 crowned A in the french hallmarks and this shows the city where this piece has been assayed. To make it more precise could you please send a better picture of the left hallmark or at least describe it...
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 11, 2005 4:57 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Italian? Hallmarks on Large Serving Trays
Replies: 5
Views: 4583

Hello there, Definately Italian and dating probably between 1934 and 1938. The Hallmark 3 PA = 3 is the registration number of the maker and PA is the province. 800 is the silver title. Unfortunately I do not have the table to locate which province is PA. It can be dated fairly precisely because a l...
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 11, 2005 4:45 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: What do these hallmarks mean / thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 2827

Hello there, The standing bear is the hallmark for Switzerland used between 1882 and 1934 and this matches with the square hallmark with 0.925 because it is the title for the silver. FX & R is the marker's mark, unfortunately I cannot trace it. Could you also please let me know what is exactly t...
by frenchie_myriam
Wed Oct 05, 2005 5:25 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: french sugaring spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 5968

Dear Cheryl, I do apologize and was probably too selfish and wrote in french. So here is the translation of my message : It would be neccessary to have a clearer picture of the crowned R because it is the hallmark of the french city assay which also determines the year. Unfortunately in french hallm...
by frenchie_myriam
Wed Oct 05, 2005 9:24 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Swiss (?) Watch
Replies: 1
Views: 2073

Dear Optimuscrime, These hallmarks show that this watch was legally imported in the UK and have been assayed in London probably in 1913. There should normally be other hallmarks to show the origin. Hope this has helped. Best Regards. Myriam
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:02 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: french sugaring spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 5968

Bonjour Francois, Il faudrait une image plus precise du R couronne car c'est le poincon de la generalite de la ville qui determine egalement l'annee. Malheureusement, au cours des ages il y a une bonne dizaine de R couronnes dans les poincons francais. Neanmoins, il est certain que cette jolie cuill...
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 04, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Identifying watch maker, country and date
Replies: 2
Views: 2700

Hello, these hallmarks show that it is a foreign sterling silver item which has been legally imported in the UK and assayed by the London assay office in 1917. The GS hallmark must be the importer but I cannot trace it. As it is foreign silver, there should other hallmarks from the origin country on...
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 04, 2005 4:58 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Unknown Hallmark
Replies: 1
Views: 3098

Hi Lolo1965, Definately German Silver title 800 Probably from Berlin after 1884. Hope this helped. Best Regards. Myriam
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 04, 2005 3:50 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: looking for info on a silver bowl marked D*S
Replies: 1
Views: 1564

Dear Jerome, Your Bowl is Sheffield UK silverplate by DIXON J. AND SONS and date around 1835. Hope this helped. Best Regards. Myriam ( Info found from Bradbury's book of hallmarks old sheffield plate maker's marks 1743 to 1860 page 113 )
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 04, 2005 3:35 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Savory London Silver ware
Replies: 2
Views: 2152

Hello DaubenC, Your set of flatware has been made by AB SAVORY and sons London and is plated silver. AB SAVORY AND SONS were very active around 1820 and became later the Goldsmiths alliance. They were also famous as clock manufacturer. Hope this has helped. Best Regards. Myriam
by frenchie_myriam
Tue Oct 04, 2005 1:51 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Silver Button
Replies: 2
Views: 2603

Hello Badwolf, These hallmarks are for legally imported silver in the UK. The sun is the mark for imports assayed in London, 925 is the silver title and letter k is for 1905. Being French, I make a wild guess that RF is for Republique Francaise and the lady looks like Lady Marianne who is the nation...
by frenchie_myriam
Sat Aug 06, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Can anybody identify these marks? Cheese Scoop
Replies: 3
Views: 3206

Hi Pete,

This is the mark for silverplate by MAPPIN BROS of Sheffield England

Myriam

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