Faux English sterling hallmarks?

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emaliek
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Faux English sterling hallmarks?

Postby emaliek » Thu Jan 20, 2022 1:00 pm

Similar to an English sterling mark but more crude looking, could it be silverplate? There is a 3-pc tea set.

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Re: Faux English sterling hallmarks?

Postby dognose » Thu Jan 20, 2022 1:41 pm

Hi,

No, it should be silver. It's by Wong Shing of Canton.

Trev.

emaliek
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Re: Faux English sterling hallmarks?

Postby emaliek » Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:11 pm

Many thanks!
Angela


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