Between the two World Wars, an in Offenbach, Main, Germany settled whole seller has had a nearly similar Trade mark
: Jacob MÃ¶nch
(more details I haven’t).
His Trade mark was, as the maker’s mark on your item, placed in a, from his fond outstanding, circle.
Â« (stand for: Jacob) had a horizontal starter line; and his final was in the “dale” of Â»M
Â« - in your case, the starter line is missing, but there fore, a final line start from the dale of Â»M
Â« (stand for: MÃ¶nch) stud in the middle of the circle, as in your case.
His place of trade activity’s, Offenbach, was placed as an Â»O
Â« centred below the Â»M
Here it is, instead of this, a second
Was maybe in Munich settled a dependency of Jacob MÃ¶nch? For their identity they have had a slightly different mark?
I guess, by my knowledge of styles and marks, that your item is a German one.
Well, in Italy the practice of assay was lax — but remember the time period of your item = between the two World Wars.
Please look here — as an indication of Â»pro Italy
But in Germany
were since 1 January 1888
national markings the case of the producer itself
. Nobody controlled him. If he hasn’t struck additionally Crescent and Crown that was his own problem that this miss have.
You could find in Germany often German items with sufficient space for the additional Crescent and Crown, as in your case - but these aren't struck. For final, the maker is the warrant!
During my visits in German Archives I’ve seen there also a lot of makers and whole seller catalogue’s — I haven’t studied them in details, because I’m not interested in all kind of German hollowware. But similar stylistic quality was also possible in Germany.
In the area of Bohemia was Frantisek Bibus factory also a possible source of high grade styled items - for several reason, e.g. missing marks, I think your item isn't made by
I don’t know where you live in Germany. In Munich is, as I know, also a Registry for Trade marks
. Please, make there a search; or write them your question.
Maybe a Â»925-1000Â« reader, living in Munich or surroundings, would pick up the ball?
Kind regards silverport