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by tonyatl
Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:49 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: is this german silver
Replies: 2
Views: 1126

Re: is this german silver

thank you for the response - i believe that you are correct.

does anyone know the typical purity of georg roth silver?
by tonyatl
Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:25 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: is this german silver
Replies: 2
Views: 1126

is this german silver

i have a basket which i suspect may be german but have no specific evidence beyond the feel of the metal. i do not find a hallmark but there are initials as noted. am i barking up the wrong tree? can anyone read the intials or explain what the indicate - maker's mark? http://www.mindspring.com/~davi...
by tonyatl
Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:16 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: is this austria hungary mark?
Replies: 3
Views: 1439

is this austria hungary mark?

i have a pair of silver candelabra for which i am seeking confirmation of mark and dating. if i am interpreting the hallmark properly it would be austria-hungary pre 1866. can anyone confirm? unfortunately i cannot read the year if indeed those 4 marks represent years. possibly 1840? http://www.mind...
by tonyatl
Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:48 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: teapot puzzle - id help needed
Replies: 1
Views: 646

Re: teapot puzzle - id help needed

after more study, a c. 1920 - 45 dating is also possible but i still think of the design as georgian. my major objection is that the closer to the 20th c the more likely that manufactured goods were marked and branded.
by tonyatl
Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Big Sterling Bowl
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Re: Big Sterling Bowl

regent may be the pattern.
by tonyatl
Mon Mar 07, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: teapot puzzle - id help needed
Replies: 1
Views: 646

teapot puzzle - id help needed

with nothing but a sterling stamp and some numbers, is there any way to id the maker of this pot? i would think not, but perhaps someone familar with this type of article would have some suggestions based upon construction or design. i assume that it is american given the sterling stamp but one eBay...
by tonyatl
Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: topazio silver dating help
Replies: 5
Views: 10012

i guess the reason i thought it had silver content was 1. the topazio website has a similar though obviously different pitcher / decanter with precisely the same silver collar under its sterling section. 2. the few dealers i found were claiming similarly marked items as silver / sterling. but alas t...
by tonyatl
Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:56 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: topazio silver dating help
Replies: 5
Views: 10012

after looking i did not find any specific silver marks....so i guess the conclusion is that this is silverplate?
by tonyatl
Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: topazio silver dating help
Replies: 5
Views: 10012

topazio silver dating help

i have a decanter made by topazio of portuagal with a stamp as shown. does anyone know if the H designates a year or perhaps a maker. given the nature of the firm i suspect the former. i also suspect that it is relatively recent but there is some circumstantial evidence suggesting that it may not be...

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