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by BagpipePlayer
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Maker ID please - 1900 Birmingham
Replies: 5
Views: 7591

Re: Maker ID please - 1900 Birmingham

Hello again, Mark, that anchor is definitively not Birmingham assay office anchor mark. The anchor is completely different,also the shape of the marks and lack of lion passant for sterling. Anchor is often seen on Indian colonial silver, for example. Most likely what we have here are maker`s initia...
by BagpipePlayer
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Maker ID please - 1900 Birmingham
Replies: 5
Views: 7591

Re: Maker ID please - 1900 Birmingham

Thanks very much for your replies so far. I'm surprised to hear that these are not Birmingham marks, I thought the anchor would be the definitive sign! As the marks are not officially registered ones, could it be possible that the bagpipe maker employed a Birmingham silversmith who then didn't put h...
by BagpipePlayer
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Maker ID please - 1900 Birmingham
Replies: 5
Views: 7591

Maker ID please - 1900 Birmingham

I’m hoping someone may be able to help me with is mark, it’s on the silver on a set of bagpipes. I’ve worked out that it’s from Birmingham and the year seems to be 1900, but the makers mark looks like just the letter “C”. Who could that be? I can't find any Birmingham silver smiths with just a C as ...

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