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by robert12
Sun Oct 21, 2012 3:34 am
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Odd Scottish J.P marks ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4472

Re: Odd Scottish J.P marks ?

Hi Stewart, thanks for the suggestion of Indian Colonial, it was one I had not considered, but can see some similarities. The second mark like a chess pawn is a strange one. I thought of Scottish origin as I bought a bundle of spoons from a dealer who got them from a Scottish Inn that had gone out o...
by robert12
Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Irish Hallmarks
Topic: Irish Marks Project
Replies: 4
Views: 12719

Re: Irish Marks Project

Hi, I hope this teaspoons marks may be of use for your project. Its Samuel Green of Cork circa 1810 ?( different mark to your copy of his) with a retailer mark of L.O.H I have not come across that particular retailer or perhaps another silversmiths mark before. http://db.tt/6WsCZYPz" onclick="window...
by robert12
Tue May 22, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Odd Scottish J.P marks ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4472

Re: Odd Scottish J.P marks ?

I did consider Inverness as on page 54 of Highland Gold and Silversmiths book there is a large letter "I " along with a Donald Frasers mark.There is no "V " mentioned anywhere though.I dont know the significance of these marks. There are 2 Inverness silversmiths with the initials...
by robert12
Sat May 19, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Odd Scottish J.P marks ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4472

Odd Scottish J.P marks ?

Help with this set of strange marks on this teaspoon please. Probably Scottish as bought with a collection of spoons that included Paisley and Greenock area items. Have not found anything with similar marks as yet. http://db.tt/FYmV4v7j" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://db.tt/sEL...
by robert12
Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Irish Hallmarks
Topic: William Ward ?
Replies: 4
Views: 6041

Re: William Ward ?

Hi Trev,
thanks for the info on the reference books, I will try to get hold of them.

Cheers Robert
by robert12
Sun Mar 25, 2012 6:19 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Please help to identify these hallmarks - Much appreciated
Replies: 8
Views: 4335

Re: Please help to identify these hallmarks - Much appreciat

Hi, I meant to upload this ages ago with regard to Memel marks, better late than never ! These 2 table spoons are from Memel (klaipeda) and most likely Erich Iser (thanks Jackjo from earlier threads) One is EI and the other ISER, both inscribed Thomas & John Ogilvie and Co. They were Scots who w...
by robert12
Sun Mar 25, 2012 4:01 am
Forum: Irish Hallmarks
Topic: William Ward ?
Replies: 4
Views: 6041

Re: William Ward ?

Hi Robert, To my knowledge they are two seperate silversmiths. William Ward who trained under Christopher Skinner and worked in Dublin for the period c.1774 (Freeman) probably until his death in 1822, registered with the Dublin Company in 1784. The Limerick William Ward registered with the Dublin C...
by robert12
Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Irish Hallmarks
Topic: William Ward ?
Replies: 4
Views: 6041

William Ward ?

Hi, I have these plain tongs assayed in Dublin. I need a bit of advice please. Maker WW, for William Ward, I have seen 4 listed with Dublin WW marks, are there 2 william Wards or is this for the same person? The makermark on these tongs does not match any of the 4 marks on http://www.silvermakersmar...
by robert12
Sun Dec 27, 2009 7:50 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Please help to identify these hallmarks - Much appreciated
Replies: 8
Views: 4335

hi Jakjo,your help is much appreciated.will post some more photos later if
possible.thanks Robert
by robert12
Sun Dec 27, 2009 4:38 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Please help to identify these hallmarks - Much appreciated
Replies: 8
Views: 4335

hi Jakjo&Theoderich, i thought maybe Memel,from my 1968 Poincons D,argent.have not acquired spoon yet so cannot enhance marks.the inscription you referred to on the back is "Thomas&John Ogilsie&Comp.so i was taking this as being done at a later date.am i right in thinking pre 1800?i...
by robert12
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Please help to identify these hallmarks - Much appreciated
Replies: 8
Views: 4335

Please help to identify these hallmarks - Much appreciated

Hi, apologise if I am incorrect but I think these are German.

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Many thanks,

Robert

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