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by conletb1
Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Need help identifying mark/date on a large silver platter
Replies: 2
Views: 989

I was just looking closer at the mark on this platter and I noticed that the number '1' looks just like a typewriter #1. So, wouldn't that pretty much guarantee that this platter isn't that old? Has anyone ever seen a mark of antiquity with numbers like this? I'm really doubting the age that someone...
by conletb1
Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Teepee something or other...
Replies: 9
Views: 4414

That was a good idea, Tom. However, I can't find any smoke stands that looked anything like that. What I'd love to get my hands on is a catalog of Middletown Plate Company products. There was part of one selling somewhere online, but I don't know where. Anyway, thanks for the input. I appreciate it....
by conletb1
Wed Mar 11, 2009 5:42 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Teepee something or other...
Replies: 9
Views: 4414

That sounds more probable than a bottle. I forgot to mention that the raised circle on the shelf in the middle is 2" inside diameter. So, it would have to be a shot glass or something small. I still don't know what the purpose is for the small hook at the top. Or the small 'wings' on the side a...
by conletb1
Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Teepee something or other...
Replies: 9
Views: 4414

That's what I thought at first, too. But there are no burn marks under the middle 'shelf'. Also, it is too small to fit a Brandy bottle. The dimensions are 7" H x 6" W x 3" D. There is a small hook at the top and it appears that the small 'wings' on the side hold something, but they a...
by conletb1
Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Need help identifying mark/date on a large silver platter
Replies: 2
Views: 989

Need help identifying mark/date on a large silver platter

It has the date 1876 scratched on it next to the mark, but I don't know who did it. Thanks! Click on picture to enlarge... 1-2) Taken with flash http://g.imagehost.org/t/0422/DSC06687.jpg http://g.imagehost.org/t/0721/DSC06688.jpg 3) Taken without flash http://g.imagehost.org/t/0118/DSC06690.jpg 4) ...
by conletb1
Tue Mar 10, 2009 11:42 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Teepee something or other...
Replies: 9
Views: 4414

Teepee something or other...

Anyone know what this is? I can't find any information about it. Thanks! Click images to see larger picture: http://g.imagehost.org/t/0585/DSC06708.jpg http://g.imagehost.org/t/0004/DSC06709.jpg http://g.imagehost.org/t/0409/DSC06707.jpg .

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