Silver cup from Danmark or Germany?

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Silver cup from Danmark or Germany?

Postby Denis_S » Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:42 pm

Hello dear friends, can somebody help me wit this cup... thank you!

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Re: Silver cup from Danmark or Germany?

Postby AG2012 » Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:17 pm

Hi,
It is Bergen,Norway,19th century.
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Re: Silver cup from Danmark or Germany?

Postby Qrt.S » Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:14 am

The cup is made in 1855 in Bergen. The maker is Carl August Lahn, born around 1816 and dead 1869, master 1841-1865 when he was sentenced for forced labor. In 1865 he presumably emigrated to USA.

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Re: Silver cup from Danmark or Germany?

Postby Denis_S » Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:42 am

Dear friends, sorry to bother you with such a simple question, thank you so much for yours help.

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Re: Silver cup from Danmark or Germany?

Postby Hose_dk » Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:37 pm

9M tells us that its made in september.

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Re: Silver cup from Danmark or Germany?

Postby Hose_dk » Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:40 pm

13 1/3 telle us that its made of 13 1/3 part of 16. Where 16 = 1000 silver. Fine silver
the 2 2/3 part is copper.


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