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by kerangoumar2
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: To big for a master salt?
Replies: 4
Views: 4614

Re: To big for a master salt?

bon bons.
by kerangoumar2
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: mystery inscription
Replies: 15
Views: 6432

Re: mystery inscription

and to me it looks like a waste of space as there are NO images. trevor - i believe any posts that do not contain or that drop the images should be banished to a dark corner of the site. considering that this forum is meant to educate and expand our knowledge, it seems rude for people to ignore the ...
by kerangoumar2
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Odd shaped spoon bowl.
Replies: 3
Views: 3532

Re: Odd shaped spoon bowl.

no self-respecting egg spoon would present anything other than a gilt bowl, as egg and silver do not mix except in the most gruesome taste.
by kerangoumar2
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: What is this and where it is from?
Replies: 4
Views: 3288

Re: What is this and where it is from?

pls show the reverse. it looks comparable to a chinese scroll weight - to hold flat naturally curling paper etc. . . waiting to see what is on the other side.
by kerangoumar2
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: KLINKOSCH
Replies: 1
Views: 3333

KLINKOSCH

huszas76, AG2012 et al - do you know the progression of marks - serif>sans serif, name>initials etc for klinkosch up to 1922? for example, in the 1870s his touchmark uses periods, a bit later it's streamlined to JCK. another curiosity: when would the small articles stamp have displaced the diana head?
by kerangoumar2
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Flatware Pattern Identification
Topic: Countess Dating-Frank W. Smith Company Spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 3553

Re: Countess Dating-Frank W. Smith Company Spoon

i think that one should keep in mind good old competition. i can't recall how many patterns i've seen that are very nearly identical but made by different companies at different dates. first of all you have the historical development of certain patterns which were shared and/or copied by the smithin...
by kerangoumar2
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Asymmetrical serving spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 2888

Re: Asymmetrical serving spoon

a rather plain ice cream spoon. you scoop (if right handed) to the left and the raised edge keeps the ice cream curling over. i'm rather miffed as all my ice cream spoons are right handed but i'm not. go figure.
by kerangoumar2
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Monogram letter identification
Replies: 8
Views: 4988

Re: Monogram letter identification

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by kerangoumar2
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Silver Care / Techniques
Topic: Protecting Your Silver & Other Metals
Replies: 1
Views: 3529

Re: Protecting Your Silver & Other Metals

then there's Conservator's Wax, made in Toronto. 125mg tub.
by kerangoumar2
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Silver Care / Techniques
Topic: polish residue
Replies: 8
Views: 4464

Re: polish residue

fripou are you certain it is polish residue and not an actual treatment to provide contrast betwen matte and shiny finish? (unless I am looking at the wrong thing . . .)

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