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by SimonJersey
Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: Silver Tankard - when and where was it made?
Replies: 2
Views: 1586

Silver Tankard - when and where was it made?

Hello I have a Silver tankard in a plain style that I have no clue where it was made - Completely uncertain if European or even Asian (please move post where appropriate). Having had a look at the site - I cannot find a similar mark (apologies if I have missed it). Please could someone tell me when ...
by SimonJersey
Wed Oct 28, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Teaspoon 1795 - GS over WF - Deer on crown motif?
Replies: 6
Views: 3874

Hello Trev Thank you again for your post! Yes All three are matching, but I have a hunch that Gooch might be the closest - as it has a slightly more elongated neck than the other two names. Nevertheless the crown is quite worn and on the other names the crowns do differ so it could be any of the thr...
by SimonJersey
Wed Oct 28, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Sugar Sifter - 1811 - HS over ES - Horse head in ramparts?
Replies: 5
Views: 3644

Hello Trev
That certainly looks likely to be March - with the initial "M" too. What would explain the coronet around the horse's neck be - would this mean a different strain of the same family?
Thank you
Simon
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by SimonJersey
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:11 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Teaspoon 1795 - GS over WF - Deer on crown motif?
Replies: 6
Views: 3874

Thank you JLDoggett for your prompt response. I have had another look at the spoon again, but it is very worn. Out of the crown/coronet options the Duke does seem most likely as there are definately no balls of any sort - and if anything the crown looks like it might have leaves. Also forgot to ment...
by SimonJersey
Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:31 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Sugar Sifter - 1811 - HS over ES - Horse head in ramparts?
Replies: 5
Views: 3644

Sugar Sifter - 1811 - HS over ES - Horse head in ramparts?

Hello again Another crest to decipher, A Silver Gilt Sugar sifter from 1811, No town mark so presumed London, Makers mark HS over GS - Mary and Elizabeth Sumner (George III duty mark). The crest is very clear, showing a horses head in ramparts with some sort of crown around its neck. Its a splendid ...
by SimonJersey
Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Teaspoon 1795 - GS over WF - Deer on crown motif?
Replies: 6
Views: 3874

Teaspoon 1795 - GS over WF - Deer on crown motif?

Hello again 2nd Post on the forum! I know this one probably is only good for scrap and not overly exciting but the crest might make it a little more interesting? No town mark so assumed London 1795 (Duty mark George III) GS over WF for George Smith III and William Fearn. Apologies it is quite worn. ...
by SimonJersey
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Silver Lamp - EHS London 1877 - Crowned Deer?
Replies: 6
Views: 3348

Silver Lamp - EHS London 1877 - Crowned Deer?

Good eve, am new to the forum and have been browsing with interest. I have a silver oil lamp, made by E H Stockwell hallmarked London 1877. It has a crest of what looks like a crowned deer, someone suggested that this might have some sort of royal connection to Devon/Devonshire - however that I am n...

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