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by silverport
Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Unknown Marks on Beakers
Replies: 3
Views: 1896

Re: Unknown Marks on Beakers

Turkish Assay marks. Hello » eleazar « The marks are Turkish Assay marks . Yours image of marks is to much little for examination of details - please place another, very clear image! But please not an enlarged version of the existing file! The line marks on the bottom are resulting from the Assaye...
by silverport
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: unknown mark
Replies: 5
Views: 2707

Re: unknown mark

»H. Janssen & Co« = They were workshop for Silver, Jeweller, and Retailer. Hello In the history of the Hamburg Guild of Gold- and Silversmiths until 1468/1469 they’ve had 12 Master workshops only. In a latter period, on 6 February 1579 a Warden’s workshop was added (e.g. for Jacob Mores I ). T...
by silverport
Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:30 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: unknown mark
Replies: 5
Views: 2707

Re: unknown mark

First mark = Concession mark; HJ&Co = H. Janssen & Co, Juweliere, Steinstr. 19 Hello Ringo Through rain intrusion, many books of my library and other items are damaged or destroyed — well, St. Peter and his team must deliver the shower- and coffee-water before the season, and not as today us...
by silverport
Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:31 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Some marks on my chamberstick I am curious about...
Replies: 6
Views: 2560

Re: Some marks on my chamberstick I am curious about...

Maybe the scratches are price indications? Hello » yelocrab « It seems to me that there is some similarity between yours case of scratch marks, and an other topic which was placed some days ago. Please look here (scroll more or less down to the end): http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4...
by silverport
Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Vienna Silver mark - beautiful piece
Replies: 7
Views: 3292

Re: Vienna Silver mark - beautiful piece

Hello Yes, as » ARGENTUM49 « has already mentioned: It's 13 Loth = 812.5-1,000 fineness. I read as maker's name: Schiffer I read as year indication: 1839 (Compared the missing upper right material, and set it in relation to the then usual form of the cipher 3 . Well it could be also the cipher 5 -...
by silverport
Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: 19thC Mirror Sterling, date? maker?
Replies: 2
Views: 1025

Re: 19thC Mirror Sterling, date? maker?

»Gorham« 1897 Hello Andy Welcome to the Forum. Please look here: http://www.925-1000.com/Gorham_Date_Code.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; The maker's mark isn't struck complet e - it is the maker's mark of » Gorham ... «. The » trident « is the 1897 production date mark of ...
by silverport
Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: German(?) flatware. Identify manufacturer and pattern
Replies: 5
Views: 2350

Re: German(?) flatware. Identify manufacturer and pattern

Hello » magilner « I haven't any information that » GRADE « is still in business? Maybe the trade marks were taken over by competitors — or they became part of a merger? Now already the big German competitor » WMF « becomes more and more only cutlery distributor — what should then the others a...
by silverport
Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Jensen acorn carving set knockoff?
Replies: 2
Views: 1270

Re: Jensen acorn carving set knockoff?

»Free loaders«, »Parasites« or »Counterfeiter« are being always near! Hello » tr888 « » Free loaders «, » Parasites « or » Counterfeiter « are being always near, where some body is a leader or has success in the market. I don't know when and where this (not human's only) behaviour has ...
by silverport
Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: unidentified town mark on a silver jug. help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1305

Re: unidentified town mark on a silver jug. help needed

But what is the content of the little mark on the left side? Hello » Stantheman « Hello » blakstone « » Stantheman «, what is the content of the little mark on the left side? May I request you, please describe their content too . Past night when I’ve got notice from the question, I’ve had the ...
by silverport
Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: German(?) flatware. Identify manufacturer and pattern
Replies: 5
Views: 2350

Re: German(?) flatware. Identify manufacturer and pattern

Hello » magilner « Thank you for yours additional information. For in the future placed questions, please remember to add: Give the dimensions , e.g. at least the length of the item, the weight ... Images of all visible marks; at least describe them too in yours description . Please read this basi...
by silverport
Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Dutch (?) export spoon with unknown hallmark
Replies: 3
Views: 1823

Re: Dutch (?) export spoon with unknown hallmark

»HH« isn't crowned! Hello » Couperus « Welcome to the Forum. The » HH « mark isn't crowned! If you observe very well the maker's mark, you would see that the ' crown ' isn't part of the maker's mark, but by incidence part of the surface. » HH « is the maker's mark of the still existing » Sc...
by silverport
Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: German(?) flatware. Identify manufacturer and pattern
Replies: 5
Views: 2350

Re: German(?) flatware. Identify manufacturer and pattern

»GRADE« Plated cutlery = Grah & Deppmeyer, Besteckfabrik, Solingen, Germany. Hello » magilner « Welcome to the Forum. Yours knives have an indication from » GRADE « = Grah & Deppmeyer , Besteckfabrik, Felder Str. 41, Postfach 926, Solingen, Germany. (Besteckfabrik = cutlery factory) Th...
by silverport
Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: ID odd pearl handled table knife...
Replies: 13
Views: 4950

Re: ID odd pearl handled table knife...

Hello Here I show a Butter knife and Cheese knife from the same producer — but the Cheese knife blade isn’t their usual version ; maybe that’s a version made for the French market? But be attend, these are servers only! They aren’t the individual’s cutlery for spreading butter or cheese on bread. ht...
by silverport
Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: ID odd pearl handled table knife...
Replies: 13
Views: 4950

Re: ID odd pearl handled table knife...

Hello Here I like to show you types of » caviar knifes « from » August Wellner Söhne AG «, one of the big German cutlery and hollowware’s producer. Their cutlery and hollowware was almost made from plated Nickel-Silver — but it was even so possible to get the same model be made from precious al...
by silverport
Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Help with Hallmark on soup ladle
Replies: 3
Views: 1783

Re: Help with Hallmark on soup ladle

Some thing maybe ‘similar’ but is often not ‘similar’! Hello Leonor It’s very nice that you’ve already developed the ability to make also yours own research here and there — Congratulations! I had requested you to read the explanations on » Plate numbers «: http://www.925-1000.com/a_platenumbers.h...
by silverport
Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Antique Bracelet
Replies: 9
Views: 2845

Re: Antique Bracelet

Hello » Butterflylady « Hello » ARGENTUM49 « It isn't " gold wash " - a correct (!) » White calibration « before taking the photo wasn't done? If you like to see the differences between " gold wash " and » White calibration «, please study the images of 'before' and 'afte...
by silverport
Sat Jan 15, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Need help on identifying marks on old spoons
Replies: 6
Views: 4639

Re: Need help on identifying marks on old spoons

Hello » rinoa2011 « Indeed are spoons with a form of bowl like yours, and a length of 4 3/8 inch (= around 11 cm) from several European cutlery producers classified as » egg spoon « - or if they’ve a shallow bowl , as » ice spoons «. But as I’ve already mentioned, they wouldn’t spoil to enjoy ...
by silverport
Sat Jan 15, 2011 2:40 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Help with Hallmark on soup ladle
Replies: 3
Views: 1783

Re: Help with Hallmark on soup ladle

French silver plated ladle. Hello Leonor Welcome to the Forum. Sorry, yours ladle isn't » COIN « silver - but a plated French article. The Hallmark on yours ladle isn't a » Hallmark « - it's a French maker's mark. In France are all maker's marks of plated articles in a square cartouche, or the n...
by silverport
Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Help identifying a cross with hallmark
Replies: 1
Views: 1077

Re: Help identifying a cross with hallmark

British Registered Design Hello » vagon « Welcome to the Forum. The mark on yours cross isn't a » Hallmark « - it is the British sign, that that design is registered (Copyrighted) . Please look here: http://www.925-1000.com/registry.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; In yours ca...

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