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by silverport
Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:30 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: New to the Forum - Need Help
Replies: 15
Views: 4923

Re: New to the Forum - Need Help

»One swallow don’t make a summer« Hello » vistula « The now from you mentioned » V « mark on the push button could be a, actually by me not known , maker’s mark — or a pattern indication … The » 2 « could be a production marking — in English: journeyman mark . Of course, German products, mad...
by silverport
Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: unknown mark
Replies: 5
Views: 1804

Re: unknown mark

Hello » Heyday « I don’t know in which time periods you like to add cutlery items to the existing ones — which details are private, and of course you must not tell me. By my knowledge I must state, that you would need many years for a successful hunt. But if the additional items should be » serve...
by silverport
Thu Dec 16, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unknown city/maker's mark for repoussé candlestick
Replies: 4
Views: 2357

Re: Unknown city/maker's mark for repoussé candlestick

Hello Dana

It seems to me that yours candle stick holder aren't German.

A centralized system of date (year) marks has never existed in German areas.

Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: New to the Forum - Need Help
Replies: 15
Views: 4923

Re: New to the Forum - Need Help

»GM 155413« = German »Gebrauchsmuster« 155413; maybe from Lutz & Weiss? Hello All » vistula « is on the correct scent. But he should forget to make an acid test! In this case, as already » Qrt.S « has explained, for the production of this item is used a Nickel silver alloy of unknown com...
by silverport
Wed Dec 15, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Silver ink well
Replies: 3
Views: 1555

Re: Silver ink well

Unclear images are some thing similar as to drive with high speed in the fog. Hello Michael Welcome to the Forum. Please have comprehension that » Bahner « requested you to show up a » clearer «, but not a » bigger « image of the maker’s mark of this item. It’s a basic: Precise questions with ...
by silverport
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:00 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: unknown mark
Replies: 5
Views: 1804

Re: unknown mark

W = Rud. Weichhardt Berlin. Hello » Heyday « Welcome to the Forum. In the German silver maker’s marks history were some manufactures which have used an only incised single capital letter W as their maker’s mark indication. In 1903 (that time span seems to me to be congruent with yours cutlery) is ...
by silverport
Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:50 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Unknown Makers Hallmark on Austrian Snuff Box
Replies: 2
Views: 1283

Re: Unknown Makers Hallmark on Austrian Snuff Box

FN&Co = Frank Nikoladoni & Comp., Vienna, Austria. Hello Rainer The » FN&Co « maker’s mark is the maker’s mark of Frank Nikoladoni & Comp. , Vienna, Austria. Please accept that I and maybe others as well are very unhappy to get shown 5 times a maker’s mark image, but not the Assay ...
by silverport
Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: 800 E Pluribus Unum Pin marked CW
Replies: 1
Views: 2777

Re: 800 E Pluribus Unum Pin marked CW

CW = Carl Wild, Jewellery Factory, Hamburg, Germany. Hello » AimeeJ « The stacked octagonal maker’s mark is that of Carl Wild , Jewellery Factory, Hamburg, Germany. The signification of the German word GESCHÃœTZT is that the item is copyrighted . The minimum fineness of marked German silverware is...
by silverport
Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Bruckmann & Sohne. Time period?
Replies: 2
Views: 1452

Re: Bruckmann & Sohne. Time period?

On a hyper vague question it’s very difficult to give a precise answer. Hello » afaynerman « You’ve a silver cup by Bruckmann & Sohne. Congratulations! But maybe you’ve also some imagination, that we haven’t any clairvoyants in » 925-1000 «. Why you’ve chosen to place yours question without ...
by silverport
Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Chalice with photos
Replies: 34
Views: 8712

Re: Chalice with photos

Have you made the » White calibration « of yours camera? Hello » fb55chevy « If an as correct as possible colour photo should be taken, then it is necessary: That the photo is taken in » Daylight « - that mean not » Sunshine « ! Or that it is taken under artificial light with » Daylight « ...
by silverport
Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Help with Austro-Hungarian hallmarks
Replies: 6
Views: 2322

Re: Help with Austro-Hungarian hallmarks

13 = silver fineness of 13/16 = 812.5/1,000 - »anchor« = tax control mark Hello »T awdry « The 13 above the encircled N , and the year ciphers around of that, is the indication of the silver fineness in » Lot « (Loth). Please read the » Illustrated Silver Glossary « of our site - that would ...
by silverport
Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:46 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Help with Austro-Hungarian hallmarks
Replies: 6
Views: 2322

Re: Help with Austro-Hungarian hallmarks

Assay Office mark (from 1802) and Tax control mark (from 1810-1822) of Lemberg Hello » Tawdry « Yours spoon is made in a typical plain pattern of that time span of around 1800 by the silversmith » L / MK « (his identity I don’t know actually) of Lemberg . The spoon is assayed in 1802 at the loca...
by silverport
Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: Flatware Pattern Identification
Topic: Christofle pattern from late 1800s
Replies: 1
Views: 1417

Re: Christofle pattern from late 1800s

»Christofle« cutlery pattern mix Hello » patricio89 « Here you could learn a lot on » Christofle «: http://www.925-1000.com/a_christofle.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; The » Christofle « cutlery is, so as it was usual by » Christofle « and their competitors (e.g. Bernd...
by silverport
Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Mexican marks from Diener Hnos
Replies: 1
Views: 1071

Re: Mexican marks from Diener Hnos

Nickel alloy, and Silver plated cutlery, made by »WMF« Germany, pattern »F« Hello » patricio89 « Welcome to the Forum! For sure all of us, also I’m having start like you — as » Greenhorns « or New-be . But you’ve already made the first right steps out of the jungle — because for many traders...
by silverport
Tue Nov 30, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Chalice with photos
Replies: 34
Views: 8712

Re: Chalice with photos

Hello

As already »Hose_dk« mentioned, the case is indeed dubious!

A kind of 'model catalogue' photo from 1916 - and »the actual markings on the bottom of the same object«; which are from 1927 Sowjet Union!



Kind regards silverport
by silverport
Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: Need Maker's Mark ID - Silver Bracelet from Portugal
Replies: 2
Views: 1647

Re: Need Maker's Mark ID - Silver Bracelet from Portugal

A, above rising sun = António Pinto Bernardino (mark reg.: 1927-1973), Gondomar. Hello » Garnet « The maker’s mark on yours bracelet is that of António Pinto Bernardino , from Gondomar , registered for the time span 1927-1973 . Yours bracelet is » assayed « between 1938 and 1973 . The style of...
by silverport
Sun Nov 28, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Help identify
Replies: 1
Views: 610

Re: Help identify

Not shown »mark« Hello » lion « Welcome to the Forum! I don't know if the monogram » HS « (here shown upside down) is that, what you describe to be the » unknown mark «? I request you very kindly, to search on the backside of the stem, if there are any marks visible - if there are some, plea...
by silverport
Sat Nov 27, 2010 12:11 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Spanish beaker ? Castle w/crown.ESPUNES
Replies: 5
Views: 3781

Re: Spanish beaker ? Castle w/crown.ESPUNES

Ramón Espuñes and his 1840-1884 maker’s marks. Hola José Luis ¡Muchisimas grácias por sus adícional y muy informativa contribución suplementario! Translation: Ramón Espuñes , from Llerida (Catalonia, Spain), moved to Madrid (Spain) in 1840 , and lived there until 1884 , when he has died. In...
by silverport
Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Flatware Electro Plated Silver Quality’s
Replies: 2
Views: 7369

Re: Flatware Electro Plated Silver Quality’s

I’m really shocked from the 1983 range of quality standards of French plated wares! Hello all »925-1000« site admin »dognose« has today reported that the 1983 French range of quality standards of French plated wares is as follow: » Yes, there are the two standards, but the thickness of the plat...
by silverport
Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Christofle Advertisements and Information
Replies: 59
Views: 29910

Re: Christofle Advertisements and Information

I’m really shocked from the 1983 range of quality standards of French plated wares! Hello all I was already shocked first time, when I’ve got to my disposal a cutlery catalogue of » Barker Brothers, Birmingham « (Please look here: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=19757" oncli...

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