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by silverport
Sun Jan 02, 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Silver Spoon Markings
Replies: 9
Views: 16815

Re: Silver Spoon Markings

On the Globe there are Millions of marks! Hello » Mi-Chelle « Welcome to the Forum. By the contents of yours short commentary it isn't " clear " enough what do you like to express or like to know, at least for me. If you've another marks question as just this on » WP « = » William Pag...
by silverport
Sun Jan 02, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Pipe Ashtray
Replies: 4
Views: 1464

Re: Pipe Ashtray

Hello Keith One of the basics in Northern America is: If the item isn’t marked with » 925 « or » STERLING «, then it’s » Plated «. Well, there are some exemptions, when it is made e.g. before 1860 — time of » COIN « silver. If you take the time, to read former topics, then you would get some...
by silverport
Sun Jan 02, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Pipe Ashtray
Replies: 4
Views: 1464

Re: Pipe Ashtray

Hello » kahlheim « Welcome to the Forum. Please read the » Posting Requirements « - I’m still wondering that many hundreds per year don’t read it: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=10" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; There is also included a brief tutorial » Ho...
by silverport
Sun Jan 02, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Spanish Marks?
Replies: 2
Views: 1164

Re: Spanish Marks?

Made by José Ignacio Vargas Machuca from Madrid, in XVIII to XIX century. Hello John First I’ve a wish: Please add in yours future questions the dimensions of the item — maybe also the weight in gram too. It seems that yours smokers item (charcoal bowl, with handle to serve the neighbour too) is ma...
by silverport
Sat Jan 01, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Need help identifying mark on late 19th c. flatware
Replies: 3
Views: 1293

Re: Need help identifying mark on late 19th c. flatware

David-Andersen, Oslo, Norway

Hello »mhofer«

Please look here:

http://www.925-1000.com/david-andersen_marks.html

Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Sat Jan 01, 2011 10:53 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Help to identify this piece please
Replies: 2
Views: 1247

Re: Help to identify this piece please

It's maybe »Yogya« silver? Hello » aussiemick « You've assumed: »It was inherited and could possibly originate in the Netherlands.« Well, not in the Netherlands , but in the " Far East " - and here you could find some additional basic information on » Yogya « silver; and some links...
by silverport
Thu Dec 30, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Need help identifying silver fork markings
Replies: 5
Views: 2373

Re: Need help identifying silver fork markings

»UNIVERSUM« of »OKA« Hello » raizev « » OKA « stand for » OKA Besteckfabrik GmbH, Otto Kaltenbach , Altensteig/Schwarzwald, Germany« [ OKA Cutlery Factory Plc]. I assume that » UNIVERSUM « is maybe their pattern name for this (here incomplete shown) pattern — developed maybe for the peri...
by silverport
Thu Dec 30, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: WHS Co. Germany?
Replies: 3
Views: 3567

Re: WHS Co. Germany?

»Not German« but »British« Hello » jlynn1 « Welcome to the Forum. By my experience and knowledge of European cutlery I may state: The here shown fruit knife isn’t » German «, but » British «. Seldom could you get German fruit knifes with a blade made from Silver (in this case: STERLING). M...
by silverport
Thu Dec 30, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Silver Spoon with Red Rhinestones dated 1892
Replies: 19
Views: 8629

Re: Silver Spoon with Red Rhinestones dated 1892

Welcome to the Club of the Curious Hello Will K Welcome to the Forum of » 925-1000 «; but also welcome to the Club of the Curious. I don’t know yours life experiences — if you’ve already in an early age said » me «, then you are also now being able to making good steps of enlarging yours persona...
by silverport
Thu Dec 30, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: need help Identifying these collector spoons plz.
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Re: need help Identifying these collector spoons plz.

Turner & Simpson Ltd., Birmingham, United Kingdom Hello » majik73 « ~ Welcome to the Forum. The shown mark is registered in 1961 for Turner & Simpson Ltd. , Birmingham, United Kingdom. The Birmingham Assay mark » U « is from the period 1969-1970 . Please let stay visible yours images as ...
by silverport
Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Moustache Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 2320

Re: Moustache Cup

French Plated Hollowware Hello » Granmaa « The Marks on yours Moustache Cup are in conformity of French Plated. 5G = 5 gram silver is guaranteed, to have been used for the single item being plated The other mark in a square cartouche is an incomplete struck maker's mark Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Ring (something to do with icons)
Replies: 14
Views: 4986

Re: Ring (something to do with icons)

Hello » Silver_surfer « Sorry there fore that I've spoiled yours X-mass dream. Yes I understand novices as well - but I had before already you requested, to describe the contents of the maker's mark too. Fore novices I repeat: Please explain also: What do you “ see ” inside of the cartouche (capit...
by silverport
Mon Dec 27, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: New to the Forum - Need Help
Replies: 15
Views: 4916

Re: New to the Forum - Need Help

»Gebrauchsmuster» 114953 was granted from 21 April 1899 on. »Gebrauchsmuster» 155413 was granted from ? on. Hello » vistula « During a very short stay in my archive I’ve found a notice that a German » Gebrauchsmuster » (number 114953 ) was granted the protection from 21 April 1899 on. Betwee...
by silverport
Mon Dec 27, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Ring (something to do with icons)
Replies: 14
Views: 4986

Re: Ring (information for all future readers too)

Hello » Silver_surfer « I hope that yours ego centred last commentary of today, isn't also a signal that you wouldn't contribute any more with a very CLEAR image of the maker's mark? Please understand, that » 925-1000 « isn't founded only for you; but it is also made for future readers too. We c...
by silverport
Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Looking for details on German(?) flatware
Replies: 1
Views: 1732

Re: Looking for details on German(?) flatware

Out of the ashes of WWII — Electro Plated Cutlery, made in Solingen, Germany Hello » agnovice « Welcome to the Forum. Yours wife has got from her grandparents a document of “ Germany’s out of the ashes of WWII ”. Solingen town and their industries, where this cutlery was made, was until 1945 destr...
by silverport
Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Ring (something to do with icons)
Replies: 14
Views: 4986

Re: Ring ASSAYED in Porto in 1985 or later

Ring ASSAYED in Porto, Portugal in 1985 or later. Hello » Silver_surfer « » Qrt.S « already found out and stated correct: The here shown ring, made from silver of 835-1,000 fineness, is ASSAYED in Porto , Portugal in 1985 or later. This Porto Assay Office’s Assay mark was introduced in 1985 , fo...
by silverport
Sun Dec 26, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Help me identifying these hall marks
Replies: 14
Views: 4258

Re: Help me identifying these hall marks

Electro plated sugar shovel in classical Baguette style pattern. Hello Philip » Oel « has already suspected correct , that the sugar shovel is electro plated. She is without any indication, how many gram silver were used for the plating processing of the item; that could be 1 gram until about 3 gr...
by silverport
Sat Dec 18, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Help with Sterling mark ????? any ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 1194

Re: Help with Sterling mark ????? any ideas

Mill wheel Star = Martin Mayer, Mainz, Germany Hello Steve The here shown " maker's mark " is that of Martin Mayer , Mainz, Germany. Martin Mayer was a little manufactory with a broad range of little silver wares - but they were also wholesaler . So some of their products were made by othe...
by silverport
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Austro-Hungarian Maker's Mark ID Help Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 2261

Re: Austro-Hungarian Maker's Mark ID Help Needed

A-K = in Vienna not registered retailer’s mark Hello » Zabette « The additional A-K mark is a not in Vienna registered retailer’s mark — the form of the cartouche (circled segments on left and right side) is either not in conformity of the Austro-Hungary maker’s mark system . This additional A-K m...
by silverport
Fri Dec 17, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Austro-Hungarian Maker's Mark ID Help Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 2261

Re: Austro-Hungarian Maker's Mark ID Help Needed

Heinrich Ecker, of Jarosinski & Vaugoin, Vienna Hello » Zabette « Welcome to the Forum. The maker’s mark you search for is that of Heinrich Ecker , of the Vienna cutlery and silver wares factory Jarosinski & Vaugoin . For reason of the » 3 Diana A « mark, the cutlery was assayed until 22...

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