sterling mark 587

MARK IMAGE REQUIRED
ivy
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sterling mark 587

Postby ivy » Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:38 pm

hi, i have acquired a sterling whiskey flask. the makers' mark underneath reads STER LING in a horizontal scripted letter "S" and the number 587 beneath that. any info would be greatly appreciated. thank you,ivy.
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2209patrick
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Postby 2209patrick » Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:29 pm

That mark sounds similar to one used by Scharling & Company, Newark, New Jersey. John H. Scharling founded the business in 1885. They were in business until at least 1934.
http://i3.tinypic.com/wcjpl0.jpg
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ivy
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Postby ivy » Mon Apr 24, 2006 11:15 pm

thank you for your help. i will try to find a piece on the internet by that company. ivy
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Transam1979guy
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Re: sterling mark 587

Postby Transam1979guy » Sat Dec 17, 2016 9:43 pm

I believe I have your flask's sibling...https://imgur.com/gallery/pbxBh


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