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david8
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snuff box

Postby david8 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:20 am

can anyone help with the hallmarks on this snuff box, I bought at auction and they mentioned a label inside saying cannon gate 1780-1790

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david8
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Re: snuff box

Postby david8 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:36 pm

could it be a Canongate provincial silversmith?

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Re: snuff box

Postby david8 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:26 am

seems I am in wrong section as I have found another similar hallmark for Maltese Silver

http://www.incorporationofgoldsmiths.or ... 969-70.pdf

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Re: snuff box

Postby dognose » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:43 am

Hi David,

Those marks in the original Jackson's have caused a lot of confusion over the years, but no, you are in the right section.

Trev.

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Re: snuff box

Postby david8 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:56 am

but definitely maltese?

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Re: snuff box

Postby dognose » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:01 am

Indeed, see here for mention: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=33204&p=88443&hilit=gf#p88443

Trev.

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Re: snuff box

Postby david8 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:04 am

thanks trev

dave


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