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by silvermakersmarks
Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: British Hallmarks - Single Image
Topic: I would like a year date on this E Smith item please
Replies: 4
Views: 431

Re: I would like a year date on this E Smith item please

There isn't one in your picture. Suggest you look at the other half of the box. Conventionally each part had a partial hallmark.

Phil
by silvermakersmarks
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Newcastle Hallmarks
Topic: 1705 Newcastle Francis Batty II Hanovarian Rattail Spoon
Replies: 2
Views: 1342

Re: 1705 Newcastle Francis Batty II Hanovarian Rattail Spoon

Newcastle date letters were theoretically changed in May each year; i.e. the 1705 D on your spoon would still have been in use in May 1706. In addition records show that the new date letter punch was not necessarily always ordered in time for use at the start of the new assay year.

Phil
by silvermakersmarks
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: London 1837 William IV Sterling & Ox Blood Coral Handle Fork
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: London 1837 William IV Sterling & Ox Blood Coral Handle Fork

Probably William Forrester, entered 21.7.1828 as a gold worker.

Phil
by silvermakersmarks
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Unidentified “AS” c 1970’s mark
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Unidentified “AS” c 1970’s mark

Very many thanks for the update.

Phil
by silvermakersmarks
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Unidentified “AS” c 1970’s mark
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Unidentified “AS” c 1970’s mark

There are no comprehensive references for most 20th century marks so, unless one of our readers happens to know the answer, I don't think that we will be able to help you. However, if you would like to ask the London Assay Office at Goldsmiths Hall (https://www.assayofficelondon.co.uk/contact) and t...
by silvermakersmarks
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Silver Jewelry - Single Image
Topic: Watch case by John William Hammon with unidentified mark
Replies: 3
Views: 291

Re: Watch case by John William Hammon with unidentified mark

Hi and welcome to the forum. Imgur doesn't help you to embed your images. If you right-click on your hosted image you should, depending on your browser capabilities, find something like "Copy Image Location". Do that and paste the location here. You can then select it and click "Img&q...
by silvermakersmarks
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: reading 101?
Replies: 13
Views: 668

Re: reading 101?

or it could read E[lectro]P[lated] ANTIMONY
by silvermakersmarks
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: reading 101?
Replies: 13
Views: 668

Re: reading 101?

It looks like it could be a retailer's name. I gave you the manufacturer's name and the composition - electroplated, not silver.
by silvermakersmarks
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: reading 101?
Replies: 13
Views: 668

Re: reading 101?

Did you not read my reply?
by silvermakersmarks
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Silver Plate Trademarks - Single Image
Topic: reading 101?
Replies: 13
Views: 668

Re: reading 101?

At the top is a castle and below that the letters E P M. EP stands for electroplate[d] and the whole abbreviation is probably for electroplated metal. The castle and this form of lettering show that the manufacturer is Corbell & Co of Scottsdale, Arizona.

Phil
by silvermakersmarks
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Asia & Middle East - Single Image
Topic: Identify Japanese silver mark...maker
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Re: Identify Japanese silver mark...maker

Hi and welcome to the Forum. The following should help you to post your images: How to Add Images Posting Requirements https://postimages.org (choose 'Share', then copy the 'Hotlink for forums' code) is recommended. Do not use Photobucket or Dropbox. Please embed your images rather than posting link...
by silvermakersmarks
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Please help me identify hallmark vesta case
Replies: 1
Views: 593

Re: Please help me identify hallmark vesta case

The mark is not very well defined but it certainly looks like Joseph Gloster's.

Phil
by silvermakersmarks
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Sterling Manufacturers ~ American after-1860
Topic: need info on Gorham 1879 .999/100 fine pitcher
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: need info on Gorham 1879 .999/100 fine pitcher

Hi and welcome to the Forum. If you have questions about, for example, origin, dating, etc. of an item you must include pictures. The following should help you to post your images. Please pay special attention to the Posting Requirements section and the section on disallowed discussion topics. How t...
by silvermakersmarks
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Birmingham Hallmarks
Topic: Birmingham, I think 1895
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Birmingham, I think 1895

Yes, that's definitely 1895/96. Often confused with the "b" for 1876/77, but the differences are obvious when compared side-by-side.

Phil
by silvermakersmarks
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: No date letter. Who is HA? Real mark?
Replies: 2
Views: 531

Re: No date letter. Who is HA? Real mark?

The lion passant and leopard's head are of the form used in the date letter cycle 1896 to 1915. A partial hallmark is normally seen where the item is part of a larger assemblage so there may have been more of these combined with another object. HA is Harris Adelstein.

Phil
by silvermakersmarks
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Flatware Pattern Identification
Topic: Tiffany's sterling flatware patter ID
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: Tiffany's sterling flatware patter ID

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by silvermakersmarks
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Silver Jewelry - Single Image
Topic: Please help me identify this F R necklace's hallmark.
Replies: 2
Views: 871

Re: Please help me identify this F R necklace's hallmark.

The hallmark is Birmingham 1993. Unfortunately I cannot tell you who the maker / sponsor is as there are no published comprehensive references for modern sponsors' marks. You will have to ask the Birmingham Assay Office to find out the answer to your question. Contact details are on their web site ....
by silvermakersmarks
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Soup ladle marks
Replies: 4
Views: 490

Re: Soup ladle marks

I think WB or WH look more likely. No standout candidates for these initials but William Barrett I, smallworker, entered 9/3/1771 and with a long career through to at least 1793, is a good possibility.

Phil

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