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by lion925
Sun Dec 07, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Mark on sterling box - is it American?
Replies: 3
Views: 1381

Re: Mark on sterling box - is it American?

The mark appears to contain the letters FWGE or FWOE. I joe this gives some direction. Thank you for helping!
-Leo
by lion925
Thu Dec 04, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Dominick and Haff weighted basket
Replies: 8
Views: 2818

Re: Dominick and Haff weighted basket

I have a 1950s cedar-lined Poole cigarette box. It is marked Sterling by Poole 82A on the bottom. No other marks. I have seen the same box, with the same model number, but with a "weighted" stamp just below the model number. My box weighs 617 grams, pretty hefty. Can I assume that it is a...
by lion925
Sun Nov 30, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Gorham vase with mysterious mark
Replies: 3
Views: 1266

Re: Gorham vase with mysterious mark

Thank you. That's a very good explanation. Hard to believe, though, that Gorham would sell their competitors' wares at their flagship store. I mean, Gorham made just about everything under the sun in silver. I appreciate the answer!
Leo
by lion925
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Mark on sterling box - is it American?
Replies: 3
Views: 1381

Mark on sterling box - is it American?

Here is a nice sterling cedar lined box, about 6" x 4". It is a nice heavy gauge of silver and is well marked, but I cannot identify the maker and I wonder if anyone can help. I've consulted several sources, and though the mark looks vaguely familiar to me, I cannot put my finger on the ma...
by lion925
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Gorham vase with mysterious mark
Replies: 3
Views: 1266

Gorham vase with mysterious mark

Greetings! This is my first posting here, though I have been watching this forum off and on for some years. I greatly appreciate the world silver marks and have used them successfully several times. Here I have a beautiful 11.5" vase with an enigmatic mark. It is clearly marked for the Gorham c...

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