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by firie000
Fri Dec 23, 2016 3:10 am
Forum: Chester Hallmarks
Topic: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed
Replies: 9
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Re: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed

Thanks Trev,
You bloke certainly know your stuff! Much appreciated.
The only mystery now is the 51 below the Alfred Bedford's mark.
by firie000
Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: Chester Hallmarks
Topic: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed
Replies: 9
Views: 9954

Re: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed

My sincere thanks to you both got your help!
Kindest regards.
by firie000
Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: Chester Hallmarks
Topic: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed
Replies: 9
Views: 9954

Re: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed

Hi Phil, Thanks for replying. I have attached an inside view of the lid. As you can see the AB is not very clear and the 51 is barely discernible below that. The cosmetic lid theory came up because I found a product labelled lid to a compact close by of a similar size. Anyway, I hope this pic helps ...
by firie000
Sat Dec 17, 2016 3:46 am
Forum: Chester Hallmarks
Topic: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed
Replies: 9
Views: 9954

Re: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed

Thanks, Waylander.
I appreciate your prompt reply! 1877 is fairly old for an Aussie metal detecting find.
One more question: Is the hallmark proof of the metal quality or could the item be silver plated?
Regards,
Mick
by firie000
Sat Dec 17, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: Chester Hallmarks
Topic: Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed
Replies: 9
Views: 9954

Cosmentic compact lid Possible Chester hallmark Identification needed

This is a lid possibly from a cosmetic compact case. It was excavated at Bowning, NSW, Australia. I would appreciate any help with identifying the hallmarks. The maker's mark appears to be AB with the number 51 as a separate stamp beneath it (second image). The triangular mark appears to be the Ches...

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