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by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: What-is-it Question CCXII
Replies: 0
Views: 14

What-is-it Question CCXII

What-is-it Question CCXII

It's been a while since we had one of these questions, and I don't think this one will last long, but we'll see.


A knife and fork from 1903:

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Who would have used these?

Trev.
by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers
Replies: 7545
Views: 1979767

Re: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers

CHIARA GIOIELLI

Chiara Gioielli di Cannata Chiara
98030 Giardini Naxos (ME)
Italia

Italian Registration No.: 66 ME (assigned **-**-****) Image

Manufacturer of jewellery. The business of Chiara Cannata.

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by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Information Regarding Hamilton & Co. of Calcutta
Replies: 43
Views: 2444

Re: Information Regarding Hamilton & Co. of Calcutta

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Hamilton & Co. - Calcutta - 1877

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by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 5:00 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: The Snippet - Past News of the Silver Trade
Replies: 2191
Views: 498764

Re: The Snippet - Past News of the Silver Trade

SCOTLAND YARD SEARCHES FOR STOLEN CHURCH TREASURE London Scotland Yard has an idea that the $1,200,000 worth of gold, diamonds and other gems recently stolen from a monastery near Vienna is in London awaiting disposal by the thieves. The treasury chamber of the monastery was ransacked while the mon...
by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:48 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Information Regarding Whiting & Davis
Replies: 11
Views: 431

Re: Information Regarding Whiting & Davis

Fred Cook, New York representative of the Whiting & Davis Co., has been confined to his home the past week by influenza.

Source: The Jewelers' Circular - 14th October 1925

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by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: The Mesh Bag and Bag Frame Industry
Replies: 91
Views: 22911

Re: The Mesh Bag and Bag Frame Industry

SWARTZ & Co.

10, South Wabash Avenue, Chicago


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Swartz & Co. - Chicago - 1925

See Swartz & Ciske at: viewtopic.php?f=38&t=45092&p=192157&hilit=swartz#p192157

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by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: The Middle East Trade
Replies: 27
Views: 5525

Re: The Middle East Trade

D. CHELLARAM Continental-Savoy Buildings, Cairo, and 6, Rue Cherif Pasha, Alexandria, and Luxor and Assuan http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Middle_East/Chellaram-1928.jpg D. Chellaram - Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Assuan - 1928 http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Middle_East/Chellaram-1945.jpg Chellaram - Al...
by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:54 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: British and Commonwealth Military Related Jewellery
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: British and Commonwealth Military Related Jewellery

CHARLES PACKER & Co. Ltd.

London


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Charles Packer & Co. Ltd. - London - 1918

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by dognose
Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:52 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers
Replies: 7545
Views: 1979767

Re: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers

CORRENTI ALFREDO

Correnti Alfredo
98151 Messina (ME)
Italia

Italian Registration No.: 60 ME (assigned **-**-****) Image

Workers in precious metals.

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by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Museum Exhibitions - Silver - Permanent
Topic: The Münchner Stadtmuseum - Munich
Replies: 0
Views: 17

The Münchner Stadtmuseum - Munich

The Münchner Stadtmuseum St. Jakobs-Platz 1 80331 München The Münchner Stadtmuseum Spanning the 15th to 20th centuries, this collection makes a unique contribution to the cultural history of Munich. With its main focuses in the Biedermeier period, Historicism, Art Nouveau and the 1920s, it features ...
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Museum Exhibitions - Silver - Temporary
Topic: Perspectives on a Private Munich Jewelry Collection - Munich - Until 26-9-2021
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Perspectives on a Private Munich Jewelry Collection - Munich - Until 26-9-2021

The Münchner Stadtmuseum St. Jakobs-Platz 1 80331 München MUC / Schmuck. Perspectives on a Private Munich Jewelry Collection Until 26th September 2021 An exhibition at the Münchner Stadtmuseum in cooperation with Prof. Karen Pontoppidan and her students at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich From the en...
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers
Replies: 7545
Views: 1979767

Re: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers

CARNEVALE GIACOMO

Carnevale Giacomo
98151 Messina (ME)
Italia

Italian Registration No.: 56 ME (assigned **-**-****) Image

Workers in precious metals.

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by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Walker & Hall - Information and Advertisements
Replies: 199
Views: 74112

Re: Walker & Hall - Information and Advertisements

A prize claret-jug by Walker & Hall, assayed at Sheffield in 1907: http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Sheffield/Walker-Hall-76a.jpg http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Sheffield/Walker-Hall-76b.jpg http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Sheffield/Walker-Hall-76c.jpg http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Sheffield/Walker-Hall-7...
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: Unknown hallmarks on coin that should be from 1526-44
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: Unknown hallmarks on coin that should be from 1526-44

Hi,

Welcome to the Forum.

Your image is very small, but appears to show a set of London silver marks for 1982.

It would appear that you a gold-plated silver restrike of the coin, perhaps once part of a commemorative set?

Trev.
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers
Replies: 7545
Views: 1979767

Re: Italian Silverware and Jewellery Manufacturers

KEROS Keros sas di Gigi Sansone e C. Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 29 98122 Messina (ME) Italia Italian Registration No.: 54 ME* (assigned **-**-****) http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Italian-3/54-ME.jpg Manufacturer of jewellery. The business of Gigi Sansone. * Some official records quote the registration nu...
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:16 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Sticks, Whips, Canes, Parasols, and Umbrellas
Replies: 406
Views: 213209

Re: Sticks, Whips, Canes, Parasols, and Umbrellas

WALMSLEY & SON Victoria Buildings, Victoria Street, and 78, Market Street, Manchester WALMSLEY & SON, UMBRELLA MAKERS, VICTORIA BUILDINGS, VICTORIA STREET AND 78, MARKET STREET, MANCHESTER. Among the principal houses in Manchester engaged in its special line of business, conspicuous positio...
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: The Baltimore Silver Trade
Replies: 77
Views: 24265

Re: The Baltimore Silver Trade

HEER-SCHOFIELD Co. Baltimore http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Baltimore/Heer-Schofield-1910.jpg Heer-Schofield Co. - Baltimore - 1910 This business, which was established in 1903 as the Baltimore Silversmiths Mfg. Co., was styled under various names. The use of the Herr-Schofield Co. title occurred fro...
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Information Regarding Hamilton & Co. of Calcutta
Replies: 43
Views: 2444

Re: Information Regarding Hamilton & Co. of Calcutta

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Hamilton & Co. - Calcutta - 1877

Trev.
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Pen and Pencil Manufacturers - Adverts and Information
Replies: 187
Views: 74486

Re: Pen and Pencil Manufacturers - Adverts and Information

S.T. DUPONT Paris http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Pens/Dupont-1998.jpg S.T. Dupont - Paris - 1998 http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Pens/Dupont-1998-1a.jpg http://www.925-1000.com/td/f/Pens/Dupont-1998-1b.jpg Established by Simon Tissot Dupont in 1872, the business passed to his two sons, Lucien and André ...
by dognose
Thu Jul 29, 2021 5:28 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: I need help with identifying Folding Fruit Knife with Hallmark Anchor
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: I need help with identifying Folding Fruit Knife with Hallmark Anchor

Yes, the United States has and had no official hallmarking system, except for a short period at Baltimore, thus all American marks are maker's marks only and sometimes imitating the official marks of other countries. This was not done to deceive, and the marks were acceptable to the buying public. T...

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