help identifying town mark

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15121990
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Location: Perthshire, Scotland

help identifying town mark

Postby 15121990 » Sun May 12, 2013 11:56 am

Hi,

Can anyone assist with this indistinct mark please. George III duty mark and inscribed with the date 1792. Click thumbnail for larger image.

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many thanks.

Iain

dognose
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Re: help identifying town mark

Postby dognose » Sun May 12, 2013 12:59 pm

Hi Iain,

That's Joseph Hicks of Exeter.

See: http://www.925-1000.com/dlExeter.html

Trev.

15121990
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Location: Perthshire, Scotland

Re: help identifying town mark

Postby 15121990 » Sun May 12, 2013 3:20 pm

Hi Trev,

Many thanks, I was fixated on a completely different line, it's amazing how the eye sees incorrect things in a worn mark.

best,

Iain


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