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by Essexboy Fisher
Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Antiko 100 and 800 German silver plate?
Replies: 9
Views: 27233

Antiko 100 and 800 German silver plate?

Hello I wonder if anyone from the forum can help with some confusion I have had over some terminology regarding foreign silver plate. I originally had a souvenir spoon from Oberammergau and the back of the finial is shown below. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/itzqjOmEpRP7n4HDk7wpzoUm8EJDPFbgLwFPK...
by Essexboy Fisher
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: 20th Century Sheffield date letters “W/w” and others
Replies: 2
Views: 9387

Re: 20th Century Sheffield date letters “W/w” and others

Thank you Silvermakersmarks, a quick response and totally comprehensive for my problem. Have you been asked that question before? When viewing your reply and able to compare your great images it is easy to note differences between the upper and lower case letters. The upper case “W” is not show on m...
by Essexboy Fisher
Mon Jun 10, 2013 4:04 am
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: 20th Century Sheffield date letters “W/w” and others
Replies: 2
Views: 9387

20th Century Sheffield date letters “W/w” and others

Hello again. I cast my net for silver spoons at an auction recently, but I failed, for the lots I wanted. To avoid total disappointment I bid on and won some relatively mundane tea type spoons. I did think they were mundane until I came to identify the marks. https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/CxUyG8...
by Essexboy Fisher
Tue May 21, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Wulsten, Raths, R mark on possible Danzig captains spoon.
Replies: 3
Views: 2174

Re: Wulsten, Raths, R mark on possible Danzig captains spoon

Thank you again Scotrab for the in depth information on that spoon. I like spoons that tell you someting, even an old worn silver tea spoon telling you how many times it has been used over its life. I wish I had known 2 years ago what I know now about captain's spoons because I think it would still ...
by Essexboy Fisher
Tue May 21, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: JB sole mark on mustard spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 2755

Re: JB sole mark on mustard spoon

Thanks for replying Mike. Particularly in suggesting my thinking could be correct rgarding the maker. Perhaps you have got to think you will not always find all the marks you expect on some silver items , even one only around 100 years old.
Fishless
by Essexboy Fisher
Mon May 06, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Help to ID Danish makers mark please ....
Replies: 7
Views: 3801

Re: Help to ID Danish makers mark please ....

Hello DeeTSB. My picture finial has the components to represent "The Swineherd" but that is a guess.
Fishless
by Essexboy Fisher
Sat May 04, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: JB sole mark on mustard spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 2755

JB sole mark on mustard spoon

Hello. I would like to know if any one could give me speculations regarding my “J.B” marked possible small mustard spoon. The spoon is about 6 centimetres long and a composite picture should be below. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-RFOnvleId1s/UYQ1jH7VqNI/AAAAAAAAAHI/jeEfbdaQx1M/w688-h306-p-o/Mi...
by Essexboy Fisher
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Help to ID Danish makers mark please ....
Replies: 7
Views: 3801

Re: Help to ID Danish makers mark please ....

Took some photos of my spoon. Ignored the Copenhagan mark as it was not next to the other marks. I think the stylised intertwined mark may be like on your spoon. I think this is the mark for “W. & S. Sorensen Horsens”. https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-oi67PvM79ns/UXhSCx0xSrI/AAAAAAAAAG0/03eBK5...
by Essexboy Fisher
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Double HD mark on German/Prussian Captains spoon.
Replies: 7
Views: 3477

Re: Double HD mark on German/Prussian Captains spoon.

Thank you Scotrab and Theoderich for the in depth comments and photos relating to my Captain’s spoon. I am very pleased that I was correct in some of my thoughts. I still wonder why this particular spoon had been double marked with Carl Heinrich Dengel’s “HD” mark. Is this common?
Thanks
Fishless
by Essexboy Fisher
Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Help to ID Danish makers mark please ....
Replies: 7
Views: 3801

Re: Help to ID Danish makers mark please ....

Hello I don’t know if you have found any answers for your query yet but I can offer some ideas. I myself just bought my first Danish spoon and had to do a bit of research to identify the marks. I looked at your images and although the marks are a bit small the spoon does have some similarities to th...
by Essexboy Fisher
Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Wulsten, Raths, R mark on possible Danzig captains spoon.
Replies: 3
Views: 2174

Wulsten, Raths, R mark on possible Danzig captains spoon.

I formally owned a probable Danzig made “serving size” spoon and hopefully below is a composite picture of the marks, the spoon, and maybe some of the history of the spoon. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ntmzHtn7SSA/UVnZl-gJvcI/AAAAAAAAAGg/9p2gEjUsV3s/w911-h473-p-o/HEIN+SPN+COMP.jpg Before I sol...
by Essexboy Fisher
Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: TG(orTC) PSUEDO/FALSE HALLMARKS
Replies: 3
Views: 1867

Re: TG(orTC) PSUEDO/FALSE HALLMARKS

Hello Thank you Dognose for your reply and comments particularly about the manufacture of plate spoons. It is difficult however to realise that there often seems more knowledge about 18th century silversmiths than 19th and 20th century silverplaters. I have, probably like other collectors, other mar...
by Essexboy Fisher
Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Double HD mark on German/Prussian Captains spoon.
Replies: 7
Views: 3477

Double HD mark on German/Prussian Captains spoon.

Hello. I just thought I would jump “ship” from one forum topic I knew little about to another one I knew even less about. I have a “serving size” spoon with a possible 12 loth mark on. Hopefully below there is a composite picture of the marks, the spoon and maybe some history of the spoon. My assump...
by Essexboy Fisher
Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Hawksley Makin mark
Replies: 2
Views: 1478

Re: Hawksley Makin mark

Hello, thanks for your welcome and your comments. Thinking about your observation on the crown mark made me consider perhaps my view was wrong. I assumed my spoon was newer than the marks I had previously seen attributed to George Hawksley. It may be possible that I have a spoon from before the 1866...
by Essexboy Fisher
Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: TG(orTC) PSUEDO/FALSE HALLMARKS
Replies: 3
Views: 1867

TG(orTC) PSUEDO/FALSE HALLMARKS

Hello. Up till now I always thought “William Page” electroplating had been king of the false hallmark but please view my attached picture and let me know where that “crown” needs to be passed on to. I have not been able to match up the marks on this sugar scoop type of spoon by searching the “net”. ...
by Essexboy Fisher
Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: Hawksley Makin mark
Replies: 2
Views: 1478

Hawksley Makin mark

Hello this is my first posting though I’ve made good use of silver 925-1000 before. Hopefully, uploaded, is a set of marks that are on an electroplated fiddle pattern teaspoon that I am only able to guess at a maker for. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/--ZCr6YApmjc/UTjr-8tnxvI/AAAAAAAAADw/S52uAYbj...

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