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by Dad
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 182

Re: Spoon

Qrt.S wrote:@Dad
Nice doing Dad, thanks. Troepolskaja recognizes МПЗ (#19304), but not 3AB. What does it stand for. 3 for "Завод" but the rest. AB?


I don't understand ... What is "ЗАВ" ?

"ЗАВ." in punch is short "ЗАВОД"
by Dad
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 182

Re: Spoon

Hi, Full maker name is " Московский Платиновый Завод " (Moscow Platinum Plant). Also you can meet punch - " МПЗ ". Factory occuped former factory of Khlebnikov in 1918. Mainly produced technical products from platinum. Factory also produced household products from silver and melc...
by Dad
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Cigarette case hallmark
Replies: 10
Views: 1052

Re: Cigarette case hallmark

Hi

This thinness (76 zolotnik ) begin used according to the Decree of 3 July 1922 from All-Russian Central Executive Committee of People Commissars Council of the RSFSR.
In 1927 in USSR begin used metric system. 76 zolotnik transformed to 800 metric.
by Dad
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Help with identifying maker's marks on this podstakannik, please.
Replies: 10
Views: 141

Re: Help with identifying maker's marks on this podstakannik, please.

Hi
Letters in maker punch are П.М (P.M lat.). The letter "M" is performed in Church-Slavic font.
It's can be Пётр Милюков Pyotr Milyukov (Moscow).

Or can be anybody still ...))
by Dad
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Fabergé - fake or not?
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: Fabergé - fake or not?

Hi

It's not baron. The nine tines in the coronet indicate Count.

Coat of arms of Counts Musin-Pushkin. ( https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Cate ... in-Pushkin )

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by Dad
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Icon
Replies: 5
Views: 445

Re: Russian Icon

Two pictures for illustration:

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by Dad
Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Icon
Replies: 5
Views: 445

Re: Russian Icon

Have managed to acquire this Icon, I believe that the maker is Alekseì V. Stepanov, St Peterburg 1890, the the assay master being Aleksandr Timofeyevich Shevyakov, my only query is that from my records this is not in his date range of assaying, however I have found that the (in my pubilcations) rec...
by Dad
Sat May 25, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Fork
Replies: 3
Views: 3412

Re: Russian Fork

Hi
This fork was made by unknow maker "ИЦ". I think this maker from Odessa. 1914.
Соломон Гробдрук (Solomon Grobdruk) - was jewelery dealer. Perhaps he from Kishinev.
by Dad
Sun May 19, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Silver
Replies: 2
Views: 2858

Re: Russian Silver

Production by “Лен.Юв.ф-ка”

Лен. - Ленинградская (Leningrad)
Юв. - ювелирная (jewelry)
Ф-ка - фабрика (factory)
by Dad
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Russian spoon
Replies: 22
Views: 8482

Re: Russian spoon

Hi.
Yes, Matvei Sergeyev worked in Vyatka too. Matvei Sorokin worked before him (in Vyatka assay office)
by Dad
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Russian spoon
Replies: 22
Views: 8482

Re: Russian spoon

I can add that Matvei Sorokin never worked in the Minsk Assay Office.
Short time (1874-1877) assayer Matvei Sergeyev worked in Minsk Assay Office (after Yaroslavl) .
by Dad
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Russian spoon
Replies: 22
Views: 8482

Re: Russian spoon

No problem. Your right is use of all sources in open access.
I ask about other (various) sources, which you noted.
by Dad
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Russian spoon
Replies: 22
Views: 8482

Re: Russian spoon

Ubaranda wrote:
Hello!
Information about Frolov and Ushatov is correct.



Hi. Tell me, please. Where you took information about Frolov and Ushatov?
by Dad
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Soviet Union 916 Z6TJ ?
Replies: 2
Views: 4007

Re: Soviet Union 916 Z6TJ ?

Hi.

About "Z".
Such punches meet not seldom. Letters or figures. It belong to technological process. Are used for marking of parts, lots and etc.
by Dad
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Hi Guys need help in identifying this Russian piece.
Replies: 5
Views: 1666

Re: Hi Guys need help in identifying this Russian piece.

AG2012 wrote:The assayer MK was Mihail Karinsky PL 1165 and 1166.
In office 1825 - 1838.


In 1838 year Karpinskialready did not work at the Petersburg assay office.
Dmitry Tverskoy replaced Karpinski in February, 1837. ))
by Dad
Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)
Replies: 31
Views: 6112

Re: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)

Qrt.S wrote:In addition, most likely the customs brought it there. In other words an imported object.


Qrt.S,
You are incorrigible (((
It is the wrong conclusion. See above.
The customs at that time sent nothing to an assay office. The customs had no such duty.
by Dad
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)
Replies: 31
Views: 6112

Re: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)

About "import". I think, it is necessary to divide concepts. There is import of products for sale through customs. It is official import with the corresponding procedures and attributes. But, silver products can be brought (from foreing) privately, as personal, own. Then, it was brought in...
by Dad
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)
Replies: 31
Views: 6112

Re: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)

@Dad, Unfortunately I cannot find/I don't have the Decree 7517 of February 22, 1732) where it is stated that the silver fineness could be 75 zolotnik. Nonetheless, 75 was applied for gold coins only (1718). During the 18th century there was many "standards" for silver 62, 70, 72, 77...The...
by Dad
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)
Replies: 31
Views: 6112

Re: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)

AG2012 wrote:......But, were the measurements so precise at the time ?
......


It should be noted that St. Petersburg the assay office was created on the basis of the new St. Petersburg Mint. The St. Petersburg experts were the best.
by Dad
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)
Replies: 31
Views: 6112

Re: Help Identify Marks (likely Europe/Dutch)

Hi It is made in Hamburg during earlier period of time. Then, in the 1770th the Petersburg assay office marked it by russian punches. 75 – it is purity of silver (zolotnik). (Decree 7517 of February 22, 1732) At this time (1770th) a usual set of punches guaranteed the minimum purity of silver - 72 z...

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