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by Generic_Lad
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Scottish Hallmarks
Topic: Strange Markings on a Spoon -- Scottish?
Replies: 4
Views: 3555

Strange Markings on a Spoon -- Scottish?

Hello all! So I have an interesting spoon, it looks to have incomplete hallmarks, it has a maker's mark(?) of JG, a Thistle and a Duty Mark, but lacks a date letter or a city mark. Any ideas on why its missing those 2 features? https://i.imgur.com/vfbiohp.jpg https://i.imgur.com/2PR9xpe.jpg https://...
by Generic_Lad
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Can anyone identify these marks?
Replies: 2
Views: 4856

Re: Can anyone identify these marks?

Thanks! Based on that looks like its the "Leaf/Shell" pattern introduced in 1850 according to this ( http://www.chineseargent.com/home/albert-coles-patterns ) thanks again!
by Generic_Lad
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Can anyone identify these marks?
Replies: 2
Views: 4856

Can anyone identify these marks?

Had this spoon for a while but never could get a positive ID out of it: - Spoon feels and tested solid silver - I don't think its sterling, but probably a lesser alloy - Don't know where its from, but the markings make me guess European of some sort https://i.imgur.com/QpjUq9d.jpg https://i.imgur.co...
by Generic_Lad
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unknown Mark - Fish and Shield
Replies: 4
Views: 1812

Re: Unknown Mark - Fish and Shield

Thanks!
by Generic_Lad
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unknown Mark - Fish and Shield
Replies: 4
Views: 1812

Re: Unknown Mark - Fish and Shield

Awesome! Thank you very much!
by Generic_Lad
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unknown Mark - Fish and Shield
Replies: 4
Views: 1812

Unknown Mark - Fish and Shield

Trying to figure out the marks of this piece, there's quite clearly a shield, a fish and what looks to be "HW" in script, it was purchased by a "we buy gold" type of place, so I'm fairly confident its not plate since they test for that, but does "feel" to be less pure t...

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