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by Dtvready
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Tong maker
Replies: 3
Views: 4346

Re: Tong maker

Trev: Thank you for the tutorial on proper use of the Forum. I'll do a better job next time. AG2012: Thank you for reformatting my images, re-posting them, and deciphering the hallmarks. I believe they came from my father's modest estate and I can only wonder how he acquired them in Winston-Salem, N...
by Dtvready
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Tong maker
Replies: 3
Views: 4346

Tong maker

I've found a pair of tongs that seem new but, following the trail of hallmarks, seem to be older. Links to two images are below and any help would be appreciated. Greg Nashville, TN https://1drv.ms/u/s!AnyWwnZyFqGrg50X6py7bb4AjA-xNw?e=tGzGz4 https://1drv.ms/u/s!AnyWwnZyFqGrg50YkGbnL6vjyJRahA?e=AJ8q5n
by Dtvready
Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Tupac Amaru medallion on Peruvian silver tray?
Replies: 5
Views: 6978

Re: Tupac Amaru medallion on Peruvian silver tray?

Hi, Welcome to the Forum. The mark is that of R. Gleason & Sons of Dorchester, Massachusetts. Are you sure the item is silver? Trev. Dognose: Many thanks for sharing your knowledge. Seems I've been wrong on all counts thus far... starting out in South America and ending up in Massachusetts! I h...
by Dtvready
Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Tupac Amaru medallion on Peruvian silver tray?
Replies: 5
Views: 6978

Re: Tupac Amaru medallion on Peruvian silver tray?

Thank you for the welcome in addition to your information.
by Dtvready
Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Tupac Amaru medallion on Peruvian silver tray?
Replies: 5
Views: 6978

Re: Tupac Amaru medallion on Peruvian silver tray?

Of course! That's why the medallion seemed familiar.

Now I must readjust my thinking from South America to North!

Thank you for helping me take the first step.
by Dtvready
Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Tupac Amaru medallion on Peruvian silver tray?
Replies: 5
Views: 6978

Tupac Amaru medallion on Peruvian silver tray?

A friend gave me a damaged silver tray that has half of the handle missing and a serious deformity in the middle. In an effort to identify it I've learned quite a bit about the history of Peru and Bolivia but have been unable to identify the maker, assuming the small medallion on the underside indic...

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