Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

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Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

Postby nikka0202 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:08 am

Hello,
Please help identify this maker and confirm that the spoons are infact George III. The head on the duty mark seems to face the opposite direction than those listed.
Thank you!

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Re: Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

Postby nikka0202 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:13 am

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Re: Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

Postby silverly » Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:38 am

Don't have access to any further information at the moment, but that is a set of pseudo or fake hallmarks on your spoon. It is American.

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Re: Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

Postby silverly » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:38 am

Possibly John A Cole.

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Re: Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

Postby nikka0202 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:01 am

Thank you so much for the information! I will search further!

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Re: Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

Postby mk209 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:02 pm

I’ve seen the same psuedo marks with the lion and sideways ‘C’ with ‘John A Cole’ stamped so it’s a safe bet that’s the maker.

He was working in New York circa 1840-50’s

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Re: Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

Postby silverly » Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:35 pm

New York City Directories concur with your date range. He is listed in the 1850 U S Federal Census for Jersey City, New Jersey as a spoon and fork manufacturer aged about 42 years and died in Jersey City in 1860.

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Re: Silver spoons- Georgian?-Sterling- J.A.C. hallmarks

Postby nikka0202 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:07 am

Many thanks to you both!


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