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by silverport
Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:37 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Help with Birminham date code ID - Thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 936

Re: Help with Birminham date code ID - Thanks

»W.T« = maybe William Twigg, v = 1895

Hello »ejenie«

The »W.T« mark could be that of William Twigg, Birmingham.

The gothic v year indication letter, in a cartouche with clipped edges = 1895.

Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:31 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

»Post coach horn« trade mark = since 1936 »KELTUM« branch for Plated articles of »Royal Van Kempen & Begeer«. Hello » rinoa2011 « Welcome to the Forum. To start first with the maker’s mark: The » post coach horn « trade mark is the mark of the » KELTUM « branch, which was started in ...
by silverport
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:35 pm
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: Child Mug, STERLING hallmark, but doesnt look like silver
Replies: 4
Views: 2354

Re: Child Mug, STERLING hallmark, but doesnt look like silve

Hello » eleazar « Well a diagnosis by images is difficult! The optical appearances suggest to me that the mug is made from a Copper-Zinc-Nickel alloy , popular called Nickel-Silver , or German Silver , ... The punches are maybe only marketing " suggestions "; please read e.g. in the foll...
by silverport
Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Whose Mark? JW
Replies: 6
Views: 2938

Re: Whose Mark? JW

Hello All Here I like to show you the mark of the German wholesaler J. Wachenheimer: http://i53.tinypic.com/2eq89xk.jpg J. Wachenheimer, Frankfurt am Main; Filial Pforzheim — Wholesaler, Production and Export worldwide. (Adress- und Handbuch 1903; Brief explanation: p. 50, Nr. 1333; Punch: p. 277; A...
by silverport
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:45 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Brandy Sniffers Help Please
Replies: 4
Views: 1952

Re: Brandy Sniffers Help Please

Made by Alexander Sturm, Vienna — signed for Christofle & Comp., Vienna. Hello » JoyousParkin « Yours maybe “ snifters ” are made by the well recommended Vienna silver wares factory of Alexander Sturm , Vienna VII, Burggasse 85 (founded 1882). Their specialities were: Cutlery, Hollowware’s, Ci...
by silverport
Sun Jan 09, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Unknown silverplate flatware mark -- German?
Replies: 2
Views: 2394

Re: Unknown silverplate flatware mark -- German?

A. Pasch & Co., Donaustr. 49-51, Solingen - »Kron-Taube« Hello » silverplatenewbie « Welcome to the Forum. Well, if you have exhausted a l l online resources — then you must be in between an all-rounder. I haven’t all that knowledge which is hidden in online resources. There fore I tell you,...
by silverport
Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: cream spoon Swedish?
Replies: 6
Views: 2312

Re: cream spoon Swedish?

Hello » fishnfowl « Thank you for the image. The left mark is the maker’s mark — but I couldn’t “ see ” the figure, letter or cipher of the upper line . Second mark is the Dutch 833-1,000 fineness mark — in force from 14 December 1814 on . The third mark is the Assay Office mark, with indication o...
by silverport
Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: cream spoon Swedish?
Replies: 6
Views: 2312

Re: cream spoon Swedish?

The creamer is of Dutch origin.

Hello »fishnfowl«

Yes - a very clear image of the marks area is need for sounded information.

The creamer is of Dutch origin - XIX century I suppose.

Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:53 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: 800 Pendant id - Thank s
Replies: 2
Views: 919

Re: 800 Pendant id - Thank s

British minimum Standard being assayed is 925-1,000 for Silver! Hello » ejenie « Welcome to the Forum. Yes I understand, that to be a » New be « is really difficult . Some times the single tree isn’t “ seen ” inside the Forest — on the other hand, some times a single tree is “ seen ” to be “ the...
by silverport
Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: russian napkin ring
Replies: 7
Views: 2141

Re: russian napkin ring

Hello again Victoria please read at least some of the topics from the first page: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=46" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; e.g. this one: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=22686" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;...
by silverport
Sat Jan 08, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Whose Mark? JW
Replies: 6
Views: 2938

Re: Whose Mark? JW

Not seeing a single tree in the Forest? Hello » Pete9077 « That’s always a problem to be a » New be «: Not seeing a single tree in the Forest! Please read here the introduction: http://www.925-1000.com/enyc_Overview.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Please look often here: http...
by silverport
Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: russian napkin ring
Replies: 7
Views: 2141

Re: russian napkin ring

It’s not a »Russian« napkin ring. Hello Victoria Welcome to the Forum. Do you in 2011 a favour before buy again; read these 210 topics - well it would need a while: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=46" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Then you know the answer by yourself ...
by silverport
Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Silver Spoon with Red Rhinestones dated 1892
Replies: 19
Views: 8665

Re: Silver Spoon with Red Rhinestones dated 1892

Hello Sir » primitif « Now it seems to me that you aren’t a » me « type . Well now are using some other words to claim again: » To change my mind, you or someone else is going to have to show me another genre of circa-1840 ornate, showy, populist silverware. « Primary you stated: » My suspici...
by silverport
Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:14 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Chunky Silver ring - help with identifying?
Replies: 1
Views: 1009

Re: Chunky Silver ring - help with identifying?

Hello »SJD«

Similarity is a marketing instrument of Plagiarism.

I haven't found yet a name behind »JC Ltd«.

The »x« year letter stands for 1997.

Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Wed Jan 05, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Looking for help identifying marks on a large fork
Replies: 4
Views: 2137

Re: Looking for help identifying marks on a large fork

Crossed keys in a shield = Lawrence B. Smith Co., Boston Hello » atscaper « Welcome to the Forum. The crossed keys mark in a shield cartouche (with overhang flat top) = Lawrence B. Smith Co., Boston, MA, USA. The signification of the separated letter » A « is, that it is » good strong plate « ...
by silverport
Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Apostle spoon help?
Replies: 1
Views: 994

Re: Apostle spoon help?

Unknown German maker — maybe from Hanau? Hello » boardmanservices « Welcome to the Forum. The spoon is an imported spoon, » BM « marked = Importers mark, assayed: Chester, J = 1909 . Importer was » BM « = Berthold Müller & Son ; an importer of German silverwares in the UK. Kind regards si...
by silverport
Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Teapot - cannot identify all the marks
Replies: 7
Views: 2538

Re: Teapot - cannot identify all the marks

Price indication scratches … Hello » stickyb « As I’ve already mentioned to you, in yours actual case there is much more information hidden as only the visible and official London Assay marks. Thank you for hosting a high resolution photo — indeed it’s necessary and very informative too. These ‘ s...
by silverport
Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Teapot - cannot identify all the marks
Replies: 7
Views: 2538

Re: Teapot - cannot identify all the marks

WC or W-C or ... Hello » stickyb « Welcome to the Forum. Indeed for every » New be « is the identification of markings a difficulty — but by time and while, if you handle many items, look on details, read literature, and of course some internet-sites too, think over the seen and read information...
by silverport
Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Birmingham, 1902. Pillbox? Maker ?
Replies: 14
Views: 6253

Re: Birmingham, 1902. Pillbox? Maker ?

Mystery resolved — Bonn > Spain > »Sovereigns case« Hello Elena Many thanks for your intensive private research — and for letting the community know the result! It has needed a year since our last contact to each other. This yours behaviour is highly appreciated! Thank you also for yours best wish...
by silverport
Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: M&T.B
Replies: 14
Views: 15855

Re: M&T.B

Hello Mrs. » Baagoegranddaught « Many thanks for yours additional information on the family background of Madsen & Theodor Baagøe. Often we know beside some body’s work only: Name: xxxx, born: xxxx, Master: xxxx, died: xxxx Now you gave us highly valuated additional information , which I have...

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