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by nigel le sueur
Thu Sep 11, 2014 8:54 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Picture Frame unkown mark
Replies: 4
Views: 1679

Re: Picture Frame unkown mark

Hi Funkel
Yes it is 374, many thanks for the information
Regards
Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Wed Sep 10, 2014 5:15 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Picture Frame unkown mark
Replies: 4
Views: 1679

Re: Picture Frame unkown mark

Hi Trevor
Thanks you very much, it was the numbers that threw me out, many thanks
Regards
Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Wed Sep 10, 2014 4:56 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Picture Frame unkown mark
Replies: 4
Views: 1679

Picture Frame unkown mark

http://i59.tinypic.com/29co085.jpg http://i59.tinypic.com/2z6azjt.jpg http://i61.tinypic.com/65myw5.jpg This is a real puzzle for me, the five pointed star and the numbers 374 with, the nearest l got was Spanish, but the numbers have thrown me out as it seems a very low grade of silver, it might be...
by nigel le sueur
Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Scandinavian Silver ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1578

Re: Scandinavian Silver ?

Oel
Thanks for your reply l must admit l had that feeling
Regards
Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Scandinavian Silver ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1578

Scandinavian Silver ?

http://i57.tinypic.com/2n1xdzk.jpg http://i58.tinypic.com/2zs5u95.jpg l am sorry moderators if these are not silver, or Scandinavian silver , but l have found marks very close to these from that area, they are six small spoons and l have no idea of date or country, any help would be appreciated. Ma...
by nigel le sueur
Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Chinese Clutch bag
Replies: 7
Views: 3018

Re: Chinese Clutch bag

David
Thank you for your help much appreciated
Regards
Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:25 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Chinese Clutch bag
Replies: 7
Views: 3018

Re: Chinese Clutch bag

oops forgot pics of item
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Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:22 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Chinese Clutch bag
Replies: 7
Views: 3018

Re: Chinese Clutch bag

[ David Please find attached l hope a better image of the mark, l call it a clutch bag but it could well be called something else, it is 6.5" long and just under 4" wide (please excuse old money) but in modern terms it weighs 416 grams Thanks for any further help you can give Regards Nigel...
by nigel le sueur
Thu Oct 17, 2013 1:39 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Chinese Clutch bag
Replies: 7
Views: 3018

Re: Chinese Clutch bag

David
Thank you for the reply, when l return l will attempt to take better photographs of the marks and also the item.
Regards
Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Wed Oct 16, 2013 2:56 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Chinese Clutch bag
Replies: 7
Views: 3018

Chinese Clutch bag

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Not the best of pictures, there is a two character mark, and 925 Sterling Silver on this silver and gilt Chinese clutch bag, would like to know the maker and a possible date please
Thanks
by nigel le sueur
Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: Anybody recognise this antique B & C mark?
Replies: 3
Views: 2461

Re: Anybody recognise this antique B & C mark?

Hi
l am not 100% sure but l have come across a B & C mark for Brookes and Crookes, there is a note next to the mark "earlier incuse mark Nov 1864" they worked from Atlantic Works, St Phillips Road Sheffield, where this was assayed
Regards
by nigel le sueur
Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Tea Set
Replies: 6
Views: 3494

Re: Tea Set

What a stunning set
by nigel le sueur
Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: for help
Replies: 6
Views: 2539

Re: for help

First mark entered 20th November 1711 as a smallworker, entered two furthur marks on the same register on the 27th july 1720, presumably from the same address Field Lane That is all l have maybe somebody else has more info, l could find nothing in "Heals" all info from" Grimwades"...
by nigel le sueur
Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:03 am
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: Are These Sheffield Marks? Why Only 2 Marks? Help Please!
Replies: 4
Views: 2535

Re: Are These Sheffield Marks? Why Only 2 Marks? Help Please

Jillian
My first thought is that this is a knife handle stuck on a magnifying glass, the metal around the glass, is that hallmarked ? the handle looks to elaborate in my mind for it, but lets await other comments
Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Thread pattern teaspoons
Replies: 3
Views: 1664

Re: Thread pattern teaspoons

Hi Frank William Playfair, no record of apprenticeship or freedom, only mark entered with William Wilson 16th May 1782, address, 2 Portland Road, Great Portland Street, Marleybone, William Wilson apprenticed to James Coby 1st April 1761, free 1st March 1769, mark entered as above, Heal records them ...
by nigel le sueur
Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Two George II cauldron salts
Replies: 2
Views: 2991

Re: Two George II cauldron salts

Hi Frank l agree with the mark being Edward Woods 4th mark entered 30th September 1740, he was apprenticed to James Roode 6th July 1715, free 2nd August 1722 he dies in 1752, it appears that his master specialised in salt-cellars and Wood was the same having produced little else, and it is noted tha...
by nigel le sueur
Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:40 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: British Hallmarks on Vinaigrette incomplete?
Replies: 2
Views: 1211

Re: British Hallmarks on Vinaigrette incomplete?

Well it looks like London 1801/02, there should be a set of full marks on the lid which would tell you the maker, although to the left of the duty mark there does appear to be a "rubbed area"
Regards
Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:26 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: unknown mark from Hannover
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

Re: unknown mark from Hannover

Ringo
There is a collection of German silver in the Victoria and Albert Museum, l am afraid l do not know if there are any pieces by Conrad Hilling, but l do know the 75% of it is from Ausburg.
Regards
Nigel
by nigel le sueur
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:00 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: unknown mark from Hannover
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

Re: unknown mark from Hannover

Hi Ringo
The only reference l have found to this mark is "about 1700"
Regards
Nigel

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