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by AG2012
Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Inials S.G on Sheffield spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: Inials S.G on Sheffield spoon

Hi,
S.G. Sheffield, England.Maker is unknown,still unidentified.
A1 the best silver plate quality.
Regards
by AG2012
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Marrow spoon - date? maker? Order of the Garter??
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Marrow spoon - date? maker? Order of the Garter??

Hi, Officer Cutlery / Regimental Silver It is regimental badge.There were several 83 regiments in British army including Canadian and Dublin 83 regiment. Being made in 1900 it has Queen's crown of Queen Victoria. Regimental badges change the crown and after 1901 they had King`s crown of Edward VII, ...
by AG2012
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Silverplate? And what is it?
Replies: 5
Views: 365

Re: Silverplate? And what is it?

Hi,
Condiment dish or open salt cellar.
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by AG2012
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Help determine the manufacturer of the brush.
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Re: Help determine the manufacturer of the brush.

Hi,
It was imported to London in 1927 by F B Reynolds.
1.Sponsor`s i.e.importer`s mark F.B.R.
2.Import mark for London
3.Sterling fineness 925
4.Date letter m for 1927

Regards
by AG2012
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Help with identification of marks
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: Help with identification of marks

Hi,
I have cropped,resized and embedded your images.
Marks are not French but Belgian.
I am sure the maker`s marks on top will be identified here.
Regards

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by AG2012
Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Website Updates & Announcements
Topic: Happy Christmas! - 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 851

Re: Happy Christmas! - 2019

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by AG2012
Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: European Jewelry
Topic: engraved Cross with red stone
Replies: 4
Views: 418

Re: engraved Cross with red stone

Hi,
Yes,silver,your cross is gilt solid silver, there are electronic testers now,I`d say the fineness is about .800.
Regards
by AG2012
Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Gold Gylpyn Family Signet Ring Makers Mark?
Replies: 6
Views: 277

Re: Gold Gylpyn Family Signet Ring Makers Mark?

Hi again,
Their pictomark of a spring-back shirt stud was patented in 1890.
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by AG2012
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Gold Marks - Worldwide
Topic: Gold Gylpyn Family Signet Ring Makers Mark?
Replies: 6
Views: 277

Re: Gold Gylpyn Family Signet Ring Makers Mark?

Hi,
Not British mark,therefore most likely American.
14K could have been stamped as early as 1906 in the USA.Not earlier than that.
Regards
by AG2012
Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Need help identifying - if possible!
Replies: 4
Views: 351

Re: Need help identifying - if possible!

Hi,
I think those are letters in Hebrew alphabet,upside down.
Regards
by AG2012
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Spoon Moscow unknown maker
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Spoon Moscow unknown maker

Hi,
FC in PL No 3030:unknown maker 1845 on spoon.
regards
by AG2012
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 10
Views: 617

Re: What is this?

Hi,
A sugar bowl and cover (lidded).
Regards
by AG2012
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: System problems?
Replies: 14
Views: 1005

Re: System problems?

Hi,
I use Chrome and it shows ``Not secure`` but we do not share private or personal information on this page,do we ?
So, forget it and enjoy 925-1000.
Regards
by AG2012
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Heraldic crown identification on French cutlery
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Re: Heraldic crown identification on French cutlery

Hi,
The List of French marquisates is too long.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_F ... arquisates

Positive identification of the owner based on the crown is hardly possible.
regards
by AG2012
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Pillbox Mark - Middle East
Replies: 5
Views: 1222

Re: Pillbox Mark - Middle East

Hi, Amena is right;it is Indian kajal silver box. Compare with this one: https://abload.de/img/il_fullxfull.15288088s2kyq.jpg Besides,swastika was once very popular as a symbol of good luck then misused in the West, but retained its meaning in India,as seen here. (This is why we always ask for the i...
by AG2012
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Scottish Hallmarks
Topic: Glasgow - GLN Maker, 1743-1752
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Glasgow - GLN Maker, 1743-1752

Hi,
In regard of the engraving,too many George II silver items were engraved by Victorians.
The sellers and auctioneers reluctantly, if ever,admit the fact.
Regards
by AG2012
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Kokoshnik with 875
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: Kokoshnik with 875

Hi, Modern Russian marks used since 1994 i.e. female head with kokoshnik in profile (женская голова в кокошнике в профиль) is not to be confused with Soviet mark female worker`s head in profile (головы рабочего в профиль). Since 1994, in the assay hallmark, instead of a five-pointed star with a sick...
by AG2012
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Pillbox Mark - Middle East
Replies: 5
Views: 1222

Re: Pillbox Mark - Middle East

Hi, The origin of swastika symbol is still controversial and it is claimed one of the oldest archeological evidence of swastika are Arabian Peninsula and Iraq,other sources claim Ukraine, India, Iran. Anyway, it is an ancient religious icon and it cannot be linked to any country and maker in the Mid...
by AG2012
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Provincial & Colonial Marks
Topic: Origin of communion chalice
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Origin of communion chalice

If I understand the law correctly, if an item was specifically made to order, and not offered for sale in the UK, then hallmarking is not a requirement. Trev. To be compared with WW I sweetheart British Army regimental and services badges,seldom fully hallmarked, most often only ``sterling``. But p...
by AG2012
Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Egyptian Hallmark
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Re: Egyptian Hallmark

Hi, From left to right: 1.Cairo, fineness in Arabic numerals 800. 2.Official hallmark: Lotus flower,since 1946. 3.Date letter is difficult to decipher due to variations in curves and position of dots in Arabic alphabet, could be either 1949 - 1951 or 2001 - 2002. Also, see here: https://www.925-1000...

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