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by JLDoggett
Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: American Sterling & Coin Silver - Single Image
Topic: GW Fairchild & Sons Sterling Spoon
Replies: 4
Views: 4706

Jeff, the G.W.Fairchild & Sons does appear to be the retailer's stamp. As for the shape being different it could either be a master butter, or a creamed cheese knife.
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by JLDoggett
Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Assistance Please
Replies: 8
Views: 5471

Thank you Admin, I have bookmarked that site and will explore it, merci. Cheryl, that is as close a picture as my digital cemera will take the mark is tiny, it appears to be either E\/E or O\/E with the \/ section being a raised shape like an open parachute. Under 10X loupe it is hard to tell of the...
by JLDoggett
Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Assistance Please
Replies: 8
Views: 5471

I am hoping that someone recognises the makers mark which would help me date the piece. All I know is that it was made after 1838 and prior to 1945 when the last owner acquired it. Hose_dk I assumed it was a sommelier's tastevin, the pervious owner used it as an ashtry. I have an English chain from ...
by JLDoggett
Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: French Silver
Topic: Assistance Please
Replies: 8
Views: 5471

Assistance Please

A small cup that tests to 800/1000, marked on the loop handle with Minerva with the small o for coin nd a makers mark in lozenge of E\/E or O\/E hard to tell, they stamped on the round wire of the handle. The 2 couns in the base have the interior coin inset into the obverse of the coin showing on th...
by JLDoggett
Sat Oct 27, 2007 11:24 am
Forum: Scottish Hallmarks
Topic: Odd overstamping
Replies: 2
Views: 3317

Thank you.
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by JLDoggett
Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: Scottish Hallmarks
Topic: Odd overstamping
Replies: 2
Views: 3317

Odd overstamping

This spoon came to me with some family items. In researching who it may have belonged to I first tried identifying the origin. This led to two questions: 1. It appears to have been made by John Graham of Edinburgh who was known to work from 1805-1809 however the shields for the thistle and year lett...

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