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by slimbert
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Help ID marks on large pewter dish
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Help ID marks on large pewter dish

I'm looking for help identifying marks on a large pewter dish. The dish is 13 1/2" in diameter and 1 5/8" tall. On the rim of the dish are six stamped letters (each about 3/8" tall). They appear to be: I V E S C L On the bottom of the dish are two marks (each about 3/4" tall). On...
by slimbert
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Pewter Items
Replies: 1
Views: 723

Pewter Items

Is there an appropriate category on this forum to post images/questions regarding pewter items (e.g. dish with hallmarks)? Or should I look to other locations for information?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks for your time.
by slimbert
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: help ID oval batman pictorial mark on 18k gold earring
Replies: 0
Views: 3002

help ID oval batman pictorial mark on 18k gold earring

I'm requesting help identifying the mark seen on these 18k gold earrings. The mark is oval shaped, and looks like the Batman icon, or perhaps some sort of axe or flower. Can anyone help identify this mark? Is it a country mark? Maker's mark? The photos of the mark are below, along with the picture o...
by slimbert
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Gorham pattern & handled pan item (fish server?) ID help
Replies: 2
Views: 2005

Gorham pattern & handled pan item (fish server?) ID help

I'm having trouble determining the common name of this item and what it was used for (my guess is a fish server, but I am unsure), along with its pattern name. The item is 11" long, seen here: https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg I checked the Gorham pat...
by slimbert
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: What is this long thin double scoop object? (RJS) mark
Replies: 1
Views: 606

What is this long thin double scoop object? (RJS) mark

Does anyone know the name of this kind of object and what it is used for? It is about 9 5/8" long, with a long thin scoop on each side. The scoops are two different sizes (3/8" and 1/2' outer widths). It weighs about 33.3 grams. https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://www.925-1000.c...
by slimbert
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Help ID spoon hallmark: person facing left, ponytail
Replies: 3
Views: 2309

Help ID spoon hallmark: person facing left, ponytail

I'm having trouble identifying the following hallmark: https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg It appears to be a person facing left, long hair done up. It's located on this spoon: https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg Spo...
by slimbert
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: help identifying pictorial hallmark: bird head facing left?
Replies: 3
Views: 1785

help identifying pictorial hallmark: bird head facing left?

I have not been able to find the maker for this pictorial hallmark. To me it appears to be a bird head facing left, but perhaps I am mistaken. https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg It's on this ladle. I have a couple pieces, all with this hallmark and pattern ...
by slimbert
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: help identifying: "L" in triangle hallmark, hollow fork
Replies: 4
Views: 1483

Re: help identifying: "L" in triangle hallmark, hollow fork

Excellent! Thanks so much for the info.

Do you know what it was intended to serve? I haven't seen a fork quite like it before.

The handle is at a slight angle, like a flipping spatula.
by slimbert
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: help identifying: "L" in triangle hallmark, hollow fork
Replies: 4
Views: 1483

help identifying: "L" in triangle hallmark, hollow fork

Can anyone help me identify this hallmark? It appears to be a "L" in a triangle. Also, please share if you know anything about what kind of fork it is or its age. It is approximately 6 5/8" long and 26 grams (it's hollow, not solid). Marked "sterling" , "1222" , an...
by slimbert
Wed May 09, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: What is this item and hallmark (A in diamond)?
Replies: 4
Views: 1600

Re: What is this item and hallmark (A in diamond)?

Thanks for all the info!

I would have never been able to conclude it was a glove darner on my own.
by slimbert
Wed May 09, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Need help identifying hallmark (R lion)
Replies: 5
Views: 1586

Re: Need help identifying hallmark (R lion)

Thanks for the info everyone, it was very useful.

Now that I see all the maple leaves, I don't know why I didn't check the Canadian Silver Marks section first.
by slimbert
Tue May 08, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Need help identifying hallmark (R lion)
Replies: 5
Views: 1586

Need help identifying hallmark (R lion)

Can anyone help identifying this hallmark? It appears to be the letter R next to a lion. https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg It comes from this fork with this pattern: https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg If anyone kn...
by slimbert
Tue May 08, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: What is this item and hallmark (A in diamond)?
Replies: 4
Views: 1600

What is this item and hallmark (A in diamond)?

Can anyone help identifying what this item is? It's approximately 4 1/2" long and just over 5 grams. https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg Also, can anyone identify the hallmark? It looks like the letter A inside of a diamond. https://www.925-1000.com/pic...
by slimbert
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Need help identifying spoon hallmark - animal anchor letter
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Re: Need help identifying spoon hallmark - animal anchor letter

Ah, thank you so much!

I don't know why I got the idea in my head that it wasn't Gorham.
by slimbert
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Need help identifying spoon hallmark - animal anchor letter
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Need help identifying spoon hallmark - animal anchor letter

Hi, I've been using this website for a few months now (it's been very helpful), but this is the first time I've had trouble identifying a hallmark. While the subject line makes it sound like a Gorham item, that doesn't appear to be the case (I checked Gorham patterns just in case, but did not find a...

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