any help identifying this possible GlasGow spoon and maker?

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Blakespops
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any help identifying this possible GlasGow spoon and maker?

Postby Blakespops » Tue May 26, 2020 10:55 am

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can anyone please help with the maker for this spoon and is it the hallmark for Glasgow?

Blakespops
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Re: any help identifying this possible GlasGow spoon and maker?

Postby Blakespops » Tue May 26, 2020 11:28 am

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Re: any help identifying this possible GlasGow spoon and maker?

Postby dognose » Tue May 26, 2020 12:20 pm

Hi,

Welcome to the Forum.

The spoon was assayed in London and the mark is that of Thomas Ollivant, a Manchester retailer who was in the habit of over-striking the maker's mark with that of his own.

See: viewtopic.php?f=53&t=3453&p=42812&hilit=ollivant#p42812

Trev.


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