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by Dad
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Small Russia silver stand with enamel cup
Replies: 21
Views: 5866

Re: Small Russia silver stand with enamel cup

Hi,

Perhaps base for egg is original, but egg is out ....
by Dad
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Filigree basket - Question about hallmarks.
Replies: 18
Views: 3738

Re: Filigree basket - Question about hallmarks.

Hi Dad - many thanks for the excursion into the history - but I thought more of photos of real existing punches on other objects! Mostly I am interested in the assay dates and the used coat of arms!!!! Maybe you can show some. Regards Goldstein Don't mention it )) Look at date of acceptance of the ...
by Dad
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Filigree basket - Question about hallmarks.
Replies: 18
Views: 3738

Re: Filigree basket - Question about hallmarks.

Hi Dad - please be so kind and proof your claim with some photos or sources with depictions. There are many assay marks/coat of arms possible and often mixed. Regards Goldstein No problem https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A2%D0%B8%D1%84%D0%BB%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%8F_%D0%B3%D1%83%D0%B1%D...
by Dad
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Filigree basket - Question about hallmarks.
Replies: 18
Views: 3738

Re: Filigree basket - Question about hallmarks.

Goldstein wrote:Hi jimmyjakejr -

some addition:

Assaymaster A·K is probably Karpinski 1823-1829 - so you have a approximate date of origin. Looks original and is in very good condition.

Regards
Goldstein

source: PL #3614


some addition:

Such coat of arms was use since 1878.
by Dad
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Match safe with tinder cord
Replies: 7
Views: 1899

Re: Match safe with tinder cord

Yes )) Nice collection!
by Dad
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Match safe with tinder cord
Replies: 7
Views: 1899

Re: Match safe with tinder cord

Hi

It is very widespread type of souvenirs for vacationers on Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region.
Often it had the inscription "Caucasus". (spoons, cups, cigarette cases, purses etc)
by Dad
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Spoon from Veliki Oustiug
Replies: 11
Views: 2539

Re: Spoon from Veliki Oustiug

Hi.

In Velikiy Ustyug was few silversmiths. But among them there were high quality makers in the technik of niello. Therefore their products (niello) have such agiotage and the prices. Similarly the situation with niello makers from Tobolsk is.
by Dad
Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Spoon from Veliki Oustiug
Replies: 11
Views: 2539

Re: Spoon from Veliki Oustiug

Aguest wrote:Is it possible to know if this is the most rare, most uncommonly seen town mark in the official system of hallmarks?


Hi.

I don't understand your question. What do you want to know?
by Dad
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Spoon from Veliki Oustiug
Replies: 11
Views: 2539

Re: Spoon from Veliki Oustiug

Hi all - I recently visited an auction where this Niello spoon was auctioned. My interest was neither the artistic execution nor the artistic coat of arms - more the place of origin Veliki Oustiug. Then the big surprise for me: the highest bid was much higher than mine (you would have got 3 Fabergé...
by Dad
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Is this A trial kokoshnik, 1898 Russian Silver Hallmark?
Replies: 22
Views: 4541

Re: Is this A trial kokoshnik, 1898 Russian Silver Hallmark?

Yes Dad, but kindly show the marks on your spoons and do note the location of them; on the side of the stem as Goldstein pointed out earlier. No problem. ....But, what for?? )) On those spoons handle is round. Assayer punched the mark where it was convenient to punch. https://www.925-1000.com/pics/...
by Dad
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Is this A trial kokoshnik, 1898 Russian Silver Hallmark?
Replies: 22
Views: 4541

Re: Is this A trial kokoshnik, 1898 Russian Silver Hallmark?

Hello. All of you are very good and interesting people. With the Coming Christmas Holiday! )) I don't see the reasons to call these spoons a fake. Such spoons were fashionable at the end of the 19th century. It were made by many silversmiths: Ashmarin, Semyonov (and his daughter) and etc. Were expen...
by Dad
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Is this A trial kokoshnik, 1898 Russian Silver Hallmark?
Replies: 22
Views: 4541

Re: Is this A trial kokoshnik, 1898 Russian Silver Hallmark?

wesleytyler.

Your spoons are absoiutely original russian spoons. Trust me.
by Dad
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Please help identify the hallmark on the silver Cocktail Spoon
Replies: 7
Views: 2102

Re: Please help identify the hallmark on the silver Cocktail Spoon

It was produce by "Sverdlovsk Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Plant" (Свердловский завод по обработке цветных металлов). Now -- "Ekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Plant JSC (EZOCM)"

http://en.ezocm.ru/
by Dad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: hallmark ld on russia enameled box
Replies: 34
Views: 7468

Re: hallmark ld on russia enameled box

Hi Dad, thanks for your amazing information. It is interesting that your makers mark is identical to my makers mark. I would be interested in seeing an image of your item that the mark is on. regards Guido The marks shown by me is on a cigarette case. https://www.925-1000.com/pics/Ximg.jpg https://...
by Dad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: hallmark ld on russia enameled box
Replies: 34
Views: 7468

Re: hallmark ld on russia enameled box

Hi It are made in Soviet Republic of Armenia . 1926-1946. Makers mark containe the armenian letters " ւ " " ժ " " կ " (russian transkription л, ж, к ). Probably, it's initials of maker. Hallmarks (oval "working") containe the letter " н ". Erevan's a...
by Dad
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Silver smith ID
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Re: Silver smith ID

Hi.

It can't be the producer from Kostroma. Hallmarks are from Moscow assay office (letter "Δ")

One of silversmiths of the Moscow District. With initials "НА"
by Dad
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: RUSSIAN SILVER SPOON 3
Replies: 16
Views: 3627

Re: RUSSIAN SILVER SPOON 3

This is the first kokshnik 1899-1908. Lev Oleks assayed in Moscow 1889-1904 thereafter in Kiev 1905-1914 and again in Moscow 1915-1917. The maker ВЛ is from Moscow. His name is Vasily Kirillovich Lapshin, active around the turn of the century..... Hi. Not Correct. These are the Kiev marks. Lev Olex...
by Dad
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Cigarette case ,specific symbol or something else ?
Replies: 25
Views: 5059

Re: Cigarette case ,specific symbol or something else ?

Hi.

I think, sun is the later addition. The main drawing - the nielo technology.
I can't define the producer - I don't see a letters in the maker mark. One of anybody....

Best Reg..
by Dad
Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Judaica - stamps, help needed.
Replies: 36
Views: 8017

Re: Judaica - stamps, help needed.

I think hallmarks are original. M. Harlap. OS - Osip Sosnkowski.

But this item is a construction from parts of an original candlestick and imagination of the immitator.
by Dad
Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Moscow makers mark OE ?
Replies: 32
Views: 7566

Re: Moscow makers mark OE ?

Ooooh. I already told about this example. Sclerosis. ((

Main thing: Except three marks (a name/year, fineness and the coat of arms) connected in comon poinçon, the S-Pb Mint made always separate poinçons: name/year, fineness and coat of arms.
For all assay offices.

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