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by Hose_dk
Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: help identifying maker,year and province
Replies: 2
Views: 1166

Re: help identifying maker,year and province

age is around 1900
by Hose_dk
Sat Jun 03, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Caster - purpose?
Replies: 9
Views: 4167

Re: Caster - purpose?

Yes I guess that the ladies are those, but here they are again

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by Hose_dk
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Niello box
Replies: 17
Views: 6814

Re: Niello box

thanks, every bit of information help me understand this wonderful country. Visited first time many years ago, but I still haven't been at location.
Now I know more, so thanks for the information.

Found another box viewtopic.php?f=12&t=46951
by Hose_dk
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Tea Strainer with Sailing Ship Mark and HIB&S.. Denmark?
Replies: 17
Views: 5147

Re: Tea Strainer with Sailing Ship Mark and HIB&S.. Denmark?

its not Helsinki - its Denmark allright, with the german possible twist.
by Hose_dk
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Tea Strainer with Sailing Ship Mark and HIB&S.. Denmark?
Replies: 17
Views: 5147

Re: Tea Strainer with Sailing Ship Mark and HIB&S.. Denmark?

its difficult. There are a lot of different city marks and not all of them are listed in Bøje. Many are simply unknown. So unless someone recognize the makers mark. I am in Northern Sealand. During my sleep .. I have decided 68 refers to 1968. Its an owner that has made this on an older piece. If we...
by Hose_dk
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Tea Strainer with Sailing Ship Mark and HIB&S.. Denmark?
Replies: 17
Views: 5147

Re: Tea Strainer with Sailing Ship Mark and HIB&S.. Denmark?

Sorry but maker I cannot find. The patern is "Dobbelt riflet" a very old pattern. "Det Nielsenske bestik" was made in 1785 and was of that pattern. the scrach is August 4th 68 --- 4/8 68. The scratch could be 1968 as well as 1868. It could very well be set in 1968 but tea stainer...
by Hose_dk
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Tea Strainer with Sailing Ship Mark and HIB&S.. Denmark?
Replies: 17
Views: 5147

Re: Tea Strainer with Sailing Ship Mark and HIB&S.. Denmark?

I dont click on links so I have not seen it
Tønder was German from 1864 to 1920
by Hose_dk
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Found near chateau, any ideas?
Replies: 5
Views: 2342

Re: Found near chateau, any ideas?

jakaa1991 wrote:Thankyou for your reply! :) so are they anything or just garbage?


Your question include word "chateau" in case you want nobility pure silver - you have come to the wrong forum. I smell an easy profit in your mind. Is that the case, easy answer NO
by Hose_dk
Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Mystery Silver Hammer
Replies: 5
Views: 2744

Re: Mystery Silver Hammer

I would say that the look of the hammer head - the squares - are like hammer for meat, But ise sounds good.
The handle is made of baleen. But that you already knew.
by Hose_dk
Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: a piece i several parts
Replies: 12
Views: 4686

Re: a piece i several parts

One more thing - its made in Old Sheffild Plate. Therefor a very special thing.
by Hose_dk
Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Mystery marks on wine bottle cooler?
Replies: 5
Views: 2704

Re: Mystery marks on wine bottle cooler?

Yes that was what I wanted to say. Indicate french in the sence someone tried to give the idea french.
by Hose_dk
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Mystery marks on wine bottle cooler?
Replies: 5
Views: 2704

Re: Mystery marks on wine bottle cooler?

the helmet mark indicate french makers mark.
but I would go in direction Hanau - i would guess some maker therefrom.
by Hose_dk
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Danish knife - two hallmarks?!
Replies: 4
Views: 1792

Re: Danish knife - two hallmarks?!

guardein not compulsory in that period.
Horsens sølvvare fabrik
Horsens silverware factory
by Hose_dk
Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Niello snuff box Ottoman but where
Replies: 7
Views: 3474

Re: Niello snuff box Ottoman but where

Very interesting. I ought to have recognized as I do have another item with the Van castle as motive.
I have tried to capture the hallmark.
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Its difficult, but thanks for the identification of location.
by Hose_dk
Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Niello snuff box Ottoman but where
Replies: 7
Views: 3474

Re: Niello snuff box Ottoman but where

Yes and I have seen a page with the different sultans. But I assume that mine is not a specific one.
by Hose_dk
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Niello snuff box Ottoman but where
Replies: 7
Views: 3474

Re: Niello snuff box Ottoman but where

Hi Dognose Thanks but I have been there. The Tungra say nothing of which Sultan. As I understand the Tungra in Niello is a generic symbol that cannot be attributed to a specific sultan. The hallmarks are not Turkish/ottoman - to me they look nore as one the states around Russian border - but that is...
by Hose_dk
Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Niello snuff box Ottoman but where
Replies: 7
Views: 3474

Niello snuff box Ottoman but where

Niello snuffbox. Not a mark I know. Does anyone hav idea of country maker and age?
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###¤¤%%%¤ tinypic - I will uplate later.
by Hose_dk
Mon Feb 06, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Please Help Identify This Server
Replies: 7
Views: 2006

Re: Please Help Identify This Server

:) in Denmark we know the question and context. In 1848 - 1851we where in conflict, civil war between Denmark and Holstein and its German allied. Preussen got other problems and Denmark was Victorius. In 1864 it started all over again with Austria and Preussen as aggressors. Or Denmark as aggressor ...
by Hose_dk
Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: German Silver
Topic: Please Help Identify This Server
Replies: 7
Views: 2006

Re: Please Help Identify This Server

by the way Kiel was part of the danish kingdom until 1864 - so is it German or Danish? :-)
:-)
by Hose_dk
Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Scandinavian Silver
Topic: Sterling basket?
Replies: 4
Views: 1873

Re: Sterling basket?

many Danish silversmith have the Margrethe bæger in their product list. Its very common.

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