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Silver2096 of 2480American Modenist Jewlry/Christian Marc Schmidt????1860 rare Sterling Silver Waltham pocket watch.  Broken.  Fixable?  Worth it?
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Posted 6 years ago

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I have this item with markings to the base I think it is silver and enamelled i do not think the liner is original, any help I am obliged

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  1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 6 years ago
    If you tell us what the markings are someone might be able to help. Is it a foot in diameter or three inches? How tall is it? Try to provide details.
  2. Skiando, 6 years ago
    Thank you markings are 810MMEI what looks like u3p00k the size is 6.5cm acroos x 3.5cm tall.

    Thank you
  3. Cika, 6 years ago
    One of those markings indicates price of the item, and it is 3 Russian rubli and 00 kapeiki. It was used for mustard serving in USSR time. The other I wouldn't be able to tell. All I see it is written with Russian letters
  4. Cika, 6 years ago
    Vintage Russian Enamel & Glass Open Salt Cellar
    glass insert. metal base with enameled design. Those number you are giving 810MMEi for me look's like 8?MME hard to see the lats one. I do not know what that means, but I can guarantee it is 100% Soviet period, made in USSR in 1970s. Usually it comes wits a little spoon.
  5. sarahoff sarahoff, 5 years ago
    I think its a melchoir alloy made of copper and nickel. I can read some Russian but it's hard to translate into English. If the first word looks like BlOMMET, my best attempt would be vyoomyet:)
  6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Hi sarahoff! Thanks for picking up on this one!

    I've had a look around the Russian internet and have an hypothesis about the first mark.
    The second mark is unclear at this stage.

    I think we have Russian Cyrillic in the word you transcribe as "BlOMMET".
    I know that CW does not do certain alphabets but I believe this is "9?????".
    In fact this is a Russian way of coding materials produced in the Soviet Union.

    It has four parts:
    Date 1969: 9
    The letter "?" or 'yoo' as you mentioned, indicates a piece of jewelry.
    The letter M is for Moscow.
    MET indicates a metal item.

    BlOMMET = 9?????
    It's explained in Russian here. They are equally confused!

  7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Sorry about those question marks.
    Each one is an unrecognised letter of the Russian alphabet.

    BlOMMET = 9lOMMET.

  8. ozmarty ozmarty, 5 years ago
    Hi Vet I gave a pair of these to jude about 30 years ago . we stil hve them some place . Think they are for salt or caviar :)

    Immomet means metal not silver or precious metal.
  9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Hi Marty! I agree! Hope you are both well!
  10. sarahoff sarahoff, 5 years ago
    I think its a Melchoir alloy of copper and nickel.

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