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    Posted 5 years ago

    live.eclec…
    (63 items)

    This is a clear glass decanter with a silver overlay of grapes and leaves.

    There are markings on the bottom in the silver:

    999/1000 FINE
    Marking which appears to be Alvin Manufacturing Co.
    1508

    Height: 11" tall with stopper, 8-1/2" tall without stopper
    Diameter: approx. 5-1/4"

    What I found, providing this is indeed from Alvin, is they were acquired in 1928 by Gorham and the Alvin mark may have been used until the 1970s.

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      stunning decanter!!!!! almost pure silver!! wow what a find!!
    2. live.eclectically live.eclectically, 5 years ago
      Thank you, and yes it is quite beautiful. My photos really don't do it justice. It looks great in my decanter cabinet though :)

      Thanks for the loves!
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      Your very welcome live.eclectically!!
    4. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 5 years ago
      Can't see your mark but Asprey & Co. make this style as well??
    5. live.eclectically live.eclectically, 5 years ago
      I got a better shot of the mark on the bottom - 4th pic.
    6. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 5 years ago
      ok, it is Alvin, here is link, look bottom of the page and you can match marks 100%
    7. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 5 years ago
      http://www.925-1000.com/ax_alvin.html
    8. live.eclectically live.eclectically, 5 years ago
      Awesome, thanks Dizzydave for verifying.
    9. Caperkid, 5 years ago
      Great looking decanter

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