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silver egg cup

Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:09 pm
by populous38
Hi, I have a silver egg cup, it acid tested as silver. does any one know which country this may be. It says metal argent, capital D G ? dogs head, and 2 c
Cheers Gary (sorry pics may be upside down)

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Re: silver egg cup

Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:31 pm
by dognose
Hi Gary,

You appear to have your mark photo in mirror image.

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These appear to be typical French silverplate marks.

To understand the '5g' mark, see: http://www.925-1000.com/a_platenumbers.html

Trev.

Re: silver egg cup

Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 3:37 pm
by populous38
thanks Trev, perhaps I didn't scratch it deep enough when i acid tested it. appreciated as always, gary