I NEED HELP ON THE MARKING ????

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I NEED HELP ON THE MARKING ????

Postby dominicbamber » Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:46 pm

Please can somebody help me find out about the marking on my locket?
I would like to find out the year, where it was made and who made it and information on the marker.
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Hope you all can help me
Cheers
xx
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Discrepancy between Date (Birmingham, 1863) and ...

Postby silverport » Sun Apr 25, 2010 2:40 pm

Hello Dominic

There is a discrepancy between Birmingham date letter O (Antique Capital letter »O« in vertical rectangle cartouche with clipped edges) = 1863, and a possible maker's mark »S.B« (in horizontal rectangle cartouche with clipped edges) = 1883 registered for »Stainton Bros.«

This kind of time gaps has ever to be hold in mind; before any attempts of attribution would be made!

An other thing is: For »Stainton Bros.« I haven't found until yet any description of their product range = indeed also very important!

Very seldom you could get from a tree of cerise’s, plums.

So actually it could be stated only: Birmingham 1863/64 (Birmingham date letters were changed every year, valid from 1 June to 31 May; until 1974 - from 1 January 1975 on, all British Assay Offices changed on same date their "Year letter").

Kind regards silverport
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Re: I NEED HELP ON THE MARKING ????

Postby Top Cat » Sat Aug 07, 2010 6:59 am

Hi Dominic,

Just a quick thought that your item has to be later than 1891 as there's no duty head mark on it.

Regards,

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Re: I NEED HELP ON THE MARKING ????

Postby dominicbamber » Tue Nov 08, 2011 1:08 pm

Here is the front locket and inside markings so your help is needed xx

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Re: I NEED HELP ON THE MARKING ????

Postby dominicbamber » Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:57 pm

Does anyone have anymore info on the picture :(
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Re: I NEED HELP ON THE MARKING ????

Postby dognose » Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:31 am

Hi,

Further information on Stainton Brothers can be found here:

viewtopic.php?f=38&t=29792

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