fork

MARK IMAGE REQUIRED
regr
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fork

Postby regr » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:19 am

Help me please identify.
Thank you in advance!
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georgiansilver
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Re: fork

Postby georgiansilver » Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:44 am

Made in London 1805-6 but makers mark is unreadable in this pic.. any chance of a better pic please?

regr
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Re: fork

Postby regr » Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:55 am

georgiansilver wrote:Made in London 1805-6 but makers mark is unreadable in this pic.. any chance of a better pic please?


Thank you very much! Unfortunately, the original makers mark is not produced by read more..

dognose
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Re: fork

Postby dognose » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:08 am

Hi,

The maker was Edward Lees.

I had assumed that the maker's mark was applied with a chipped punch, but Grimwade noted that on the 30th June 1806, Edward Lees entered a mark at the London Assay Office "with canted top right corner to punch".

Trev


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