Unknown Silver Hallmark

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jaume
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Unknown Silver Hallmark

Postby jaume » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:24 pm

Hello Everybdy

Could anybody help me wiith this mark?

Thanks in advance

Jaume

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oel
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Re: Unknown Silver Hallmark

Postby oel » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:47 pm

Believe it to be a pewter mark. 95% tin in the alloy.

Peter.

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Re: Unknown Silver Hallmark

Postby dognose » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:52 pm

Hi Jaume,

Not silver, but pewter.

That's the mark of the European Pewter Union. The mark has been in use since 1979.

Trev.

jaume
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Re: Unknown Silver Hallmark

Postby jaume » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:05 pm

Hi Peter & Trev,

Thank you very much for your help!!

cordial greetings

Jaume

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Re: Unknown Silver Hallmark

Postby dognose » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:06 pm

A another example of the mark:

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Trev.

jaume
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Re: Unknown Silver Hallmark

Postby jaume » Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:07 am

Many thanks Trev.!

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Re: Unknown Silver Hallmark

Postby dognose » Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:48 am

Hi,

As the central number starts with a '1', this indicates Italian manufacture. (All UK numbers begin with a 3.)

Trev.


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