Candelsnuffer unknown origin

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Marie L
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Candelsnuffer unknown origin

Postby Marie L » Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:43 am

I have a candelsnuffer marked 13 and probably MR and a small o. Can anybody identitet County of origin, age and maker.

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Re: Candelsnuffer unknown origin

Postby huszas76 » Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:52 am

I think, i know, where end when was it made, and who was the maker, but have to see the marks of the item.
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Re: Candelsnuffer unknown origin

Postby huszas76 » Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:53 pm

The maker is Matthias Rombauer lutheran goldsmith, worked in Eperjes (today Presov, now Slovakia). He born in 1776, in Lőcse, learned the job in Kassa between 1790-1795. from Johannes Wandet. Became maker around 1800, citizen in Eperjes in 1804, his first wife was Isbother, 2.wife was Susanna Parry(Parvy).
Our last details from him from 1828.
Sources: Kőszeghy Elemér: Magyarországi ötvösjegyek a középkortól 1867-ig, Mihalik: Kassaváros ötvössége, and familysearch.org
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Re: Candelsnuffer unknown origin

Postby Marie L » Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:10 pm

Many thanks for your detailed and valuabel information. Much appriciated!


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