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by byron mac donald
Sat Apr 07, 2007 12:27 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Help with Silver Bullet Marks
Replies: 13
Views: 6008

Thanks Miles
I thought it was kind of big for salt or pepper. I think I once saw this caliber round, believe it was for a side by side big game rifle, think it was made for a big game hunter?
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by byron mac donald
Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Help with Silver Bullet Marks
Replies: 13
Views: 6008

Hi your silver majesty Tom-
Bisi states in the photo 5' x 1 " my question is still "What is it"
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by byron mac donald
Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:14 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Help with Silver Bullet Marks
Replies: 13
Views: 6008

I am just trying to figure out what it is, is it salt shaker?
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by byron mac donald
Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:34 am
Forum: Coin Silversmiths ~ American pre-1860
Topic: Please Help Me. Need Hallmark Information on a platter.
Replies: 8
Views: 5557

looks pretty close to Gorham. Could be another version of marks?
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by byron mac donald
Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: Fruit knife maker
Replies: 11
Views: 6110

Hello again-

double struck makes sense. In this case who has a star in there mark? at least that is what it looks to be midway in the "M"
I am new at this and requesting the rest of you help me in my learning curve ambitions.
Regards- Byron[/b]
by byron mac donald
Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Sheffield Hallmarks
Topic: Fruit knife maker
Replies: 11
Views: 6110

fruit knife

Hi Miles- I am new to this forum, but it seems that the makers mark looks more like a "C.MC" the first "C" is a little fancier which I would think would be the makers given name and the "MC" would be a sire name of like Mc. I also think this due to the fact that the pic...
by byron mac donald
Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:38 am
Forum: Silver Care / Techniques
Topic: Polishing
Replies: 8
Views: 9982

Thank you for your help, I may try this also.
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by byron mac donald
Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Silver Care / Techniques
Topic: Polishing
Replies: 8
Views: 9982

Thank you Cheryl-

I now have a brand name to go on.

Byron
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by byron mac donald
Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Silver Care / Techniques
Topic: Polishing
Replies: 8
Views: 9982

Re: Cleaning

[ Thankyou-
But I still need to know what non-ionic soap is I assume that precipitated chalk is just wet chalk, but I may be wrong. Could you clarify this for me.
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by byron mac donald
Sun Feb 11, 2007 4:16 am
Forum: Silver Care / Techniques
Topic: Polishing
Replies: 8
Views: 9982

Cleaning

Hi, A piece like this would be washed in water+non-ionic soap and then cleaned with a slurry of preticipated chalk in water with a little non-ionic soap added (2%), using cotton wool swaps (like swaps on a stick and the round ones normally used for removal of make-up). Chalk residues are washed awa...

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