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by dognose
Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Sterling Silver Large Box - Cigar Box Maybe
Replies: 4
Views: 1736

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1907

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by dognose
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: pan?
Replies: 5
Views: 3542

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Wilhelm Binder - 1907

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by dognose
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: I need help with Indentification
Replies: 2
Views: 1255

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1907

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by dognose
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Hanau Advertisements and Information
Replies: 40
Views: 15959

Hanau Advertisements and Information

Some advertisements from Hanau. http://i50.tinypic.com/1443bfc.jpg Gebr. Ott - Hanau - 1901 http://i47.tinypic.com/vo5yyg.jpg Chr. Weilinger - Hanau - 1901 http://i47.tinypic.com/15e8mcx.jpg Chr. Schwahn - Hanau - 1901 http://i46.tinypic.com/2vb29fa.jpg H.Zwernemann - Hanau - 1901 http://i46.tinypic...
by dognose
Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:45 am
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Gustave Keller - An individual Teapot or Coffee Pot or What?
Replies: 3
Views: 2742

Hi, I believe they are known as veilleuse-theiere. Veilleuse (French) A utensil, consisting of several parts, for keeping warm the contents of a bowl, teapot or cup which rests on a hollow pedestal containing a godet (lamp). Originally made to be used at the bedside to keep food warm for a invalid o...
by dognose
Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:02 am
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: Frederick Marquand? and Mystery Mark
Replies: 4
Views: 3455

Hi Miles,

Seeing the various combinations of pseudo marks that Wev has for Frederick Marquand, he does seem to be the likely candidate.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.anc ... /67822.htm

Trev.
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by dognose
Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:46 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Pforzheim Advertisements and Information
Replies: 74
Views: 42870

Pforzheim Advertisements and Information

Some advertisements from Pforzheim, the centre of Germany's jewellery industry. http://i45.tinypic.com/sbrjtf.jpg J.F.Glebe - Pforzheim - 1905 http://i47.tinypic.com/2jcgb2q.jpg F.Reichling - Pforzheim - 1905 http://i49.tinypic.com/5lctb4.jpg Friedrich Joseph - Pforzheim - 1905 http://i49.tinypic.co...
by dognose
Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: Irish Sugar Tongs - Makers mark Identification
Replies: 2
Views: 1441

Hi Simon,

John Daly, registered 1786 and thought to have working up to around 1809. Going by the shape of the cartouches a date of between 1793 and 1807 would be correct.

See: http://www.925-1000.com/dlDublin.html

Regards Trev.
by dognose
Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Need help on a mark
Replies: 1
Views: 2320

Hi,

Check out Schleissner & Sohne here: http://www.925-1000.com/Fgerman_marks_a1884_4.html

Trev.
by dognose
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Unknown family crest
Replies: 12
Views: 6902

Ah! Forget the college thoughts then.
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by dognose
Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Unknown family crest
Replies: 12
Views: 6902

Ram yes, but is that not a crucifix in his mouth?

Trev.
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by dognose
Fri Feb 12, 2010 3:39 pm
Forum: Family Crests
Topic: Unknown family crest
Replies: 12
Views: 6902

Hi Peter, I've had no luck in finding your crest, but in the back of my mind I'm sure I've seen it before and linking to a college or university. Just for the future, here's another great resource: http://books.google.com/books?id=b34DAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=KEARSLEY#v=onepage&q=...
by dognose
Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: P. Orr & Sons -- Swami Silver
Replies: 2
Views: 3866

P. Orr & Sons -- Swami Silver

When the Prince of Wales made his official visit to India in 1876 he was bombarded with gifts from grateful Maharajahs. The gift, it was said, that pleased the Prince the most was a tea service presented by His Highness the Gackwar of Baroda. The service, made in the Swami style was commissioned fro...
by dognose
Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:11 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: For Russian Marks Section Alexander Virjohowsky
Replies: 9
Views: 4949

Hi, As I understand it, Fraget would have been granted the use of the Imperial Eagle as a Trade Mark as the winner of one of the top awards in the All Russia Exhibitions. Below are the results for the Polish entries at the All Russia Exhibition that was held at St Petersburg in 1870. It will be note...
by dognose
Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:44 am
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Silver tray marking need help please
Replies: 3
Views: 1912

As a side note, Boardman and his wife were found dead in bed in 1912, victims of gas poisoning.

http://www.925-1000.com/silverplate_B.html

Trev.
by dognose
Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: where it from
Replies: 2
Views: 977

Hi Julie, Welcome to the Forum. What you have is a cruet set, see: http://www.925-1000.com/silverglossary2.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; The maker has been a mystery for sometime. PGS is thought to stand for 'Plated German Silver', a term that fell out of use around the time of...
by dognose
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Struven Spoons
Replies: 3
Views: 1432

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by dognose
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Struven Spoons
Replies: 3
Views: 1432

Hi Ringo,

Thanks very much for your help, it's very much appreciated.

Regards Trev.
by dognose
Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Struven Spoons
Replies: 3
Views: 1432

Struven Spoons

Hi, Here are two tablespoons that have got me stumped. http://i47.tinypic.com/8vt63t.jpg They are very similar, but not a pair. Both are marked with the name 'Struven' and what looks like to me, a German town mark. The Struven marks had been made with different punches. They are both lightly engrave...
by dognose
Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:17 am
Forum: Contributors' Notes
Topic: Early Australian Silversmiths
Replies: 511
Views: 262752

An excellent article written by Kevin Hitchins. Kevin is, as well as being a gold and silversmith, the President of The Gold and Silversmiths Guild of Australia. Australian Hallmarking a brief History Makers Marks- Sponsors Marks-Trade Marks or Associations Marks on Precious metal has a long History...

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