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Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:48 pm
by tu-fan
Hello,

i got a Silver Ring with following marks:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/141w7v0ftb05t ... e.jpg?dl=0

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Greetings
PP

Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:52 pm
by tu-fan
in the middle could be lotus from Egypt ???

Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:53 pm
by dognose
Hi,

Please embed your images.

See: viewtopic.php?f=39&t=46354

Trev.

Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:14 pm
by oel
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Hi Tu Fan, from left to right;
Fineness mark ٨٠٠ 800 or 80% pure silver, regional assay office Cairo, followed by the Nymphaea lotus flower blossom ( the lotus flower), the silver hallmark, and this lotus mark used 1946-2005, followed by the date letter for December 1997- October 1999.


Best,

Peter

Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:37 pm
by tu-fan
Hi Peter, thanks a lot !!! Are you sure 1999 ???

Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:43 pm
by oel
My mistake it should be July 1947 -October 1948 because 1997-1999 same date letter but has a dot in front.

Peter.

Source; World Hallmarks Volume II, Asia, Middle East, Africa with additional commentaries on non-hallmarking regions Hallmark Research Institute

Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:17 am
by tu-fan
maybe you can show me the symbol? Can´t find it ??!?

Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:30 am
by AG2012
Arabic letters have been used Since 1940/41. Starting in 1951, letters were used for a range of years rather than a single year. Inconsistent Arabic writing, some letters differ from one another only by an additional dot or loop, and because loops often appear closed,resembling dots, date marks can be very difficult to decipher. Letters were reused decades after they were first used.
Image attached (can be saved from here and zoomed in).
Either 1949 or 2002 (the dot).

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Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:52 am
by oel
Hi AG2012,

It looks like your date letter chart differs with the date letter chart shown in World Hallmark Volume II or either I made mistake. At the moment no access to my books. Next week I will show you my copy of Egyptian date letter chard.

Best,

Peter

Re: Arabian Silver ring? Who can help

Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:41 am
by oel
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The date letter is for 1947 from Egyptian Year-Date Hallmarks-Phase II Arabic Date letter Conversions- 1940 to date, including Formal and Visual Arabic letter Comparison. Hallmark Research Institute with assistance from the Cairo Assay Office. July 1947, pronounce X, Arabic, Visual

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Peter.