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Miniature signed Robert - Fine Artin Fine Art
Kremnitz mint St.George gold and silver coin medals - World Coinsin World Coins
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Landscape by Johann Wilhelm Jankowski  - Fine Artin Fine Art


  1. Not solid silver,either.EPNS stands for ElectroPlated Nickel Silver. 60% copper, 20% nickel and 20% zinc
  2. Far right is The Night Watch by Rembrandt. Search for very small ``sword`` Dutch mark; possibly it`s silver and does not belong to the set made in Denmark.
  3. 1888-1904 Green & Baker. Manufacturers of military & naval ornaments, clasps, buckles & belt furniture, livery crest, regimental & metal buttons, cycle accessories & tool makers; Albert Works, 25 Bra...
  4. Great XVIII century finds in thrift shops and garage sales should be reserved for those still believing in Santa Claus.
  5. What about Royal Crown Derby ?
  6. Japanese have always had sophisticated taste for beauty,simple and never too ornate or over decorated.
  7. Hi, From left to right: O4 date letter for 1844 Three crowns is Swedish national mark. Town mark: most likely Stockholm but difficult to decipher Maker`s mark: POH ? (could not identify)
  8. Search for antique silver dance card holder
  9. It was made by Clark & Sewell (James Clark & John Sewell), Legge Lane, Birmingham.(The mark was registered Apr 1927). Date letter H stands for 1932.
  10. This is all that can be found about the maker: Maksim Funtikov Evdokimovich. Worked in Krutitskiy Pereulok (Krutitskiy Lane), Moscow. He lived and had workshops in two houses in the lane (Labzov and ...
  11. From left to right: MF in Cyrillic are initials of the maker Maksim Funtikov,active 1840 - 1900 according to Postnikova Loseva book (number 2693). AK assayer Andrey Kovalski and year 1843 (active 18...
  12. Purcell Brothers,Birmingham,UK,registered 1931, recorded in business until 1965.
  13. Just leave it like this.There are ``restoration`` videos on Youtube;people sandblasting and spraying new color i.e. ruining genuine pieces.
  14. Registered September 1st,1883 (the earliest year of production,could have been made for several years after that).
  15. Nice lamp and intact. It is not Capodimonte factory closed 1759 but one of many later reproductions and porcelain made after Capodimonte in Italy, Germany and Czech Republic. See here: https://en.w...
  16. E.G. Webster & Son 1886-1928 The firm of Elizur G. Webster began the silver plating activity at 175 Broadway, NY. EPNS stands for Electro Plated Nickel Silver Meaning, it is not solid silver but ...
  17. It is amazing where boys left their bones. I have the embroidered silk handkerchief brought by Dorsets from Baghdad. At Suez in April 1918, 2nd Dorsets joined General Allenby’s Palestine campaign, f...
  18. Not too late to comment,I hope. Destroyed marks are discussed here: https://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=55963
  19. Dorset Regiment cap badge given to or bought by local craftsmen. Interestingly,the year in front is 1919 and back in Arabic 1918.We can only speculate what happened;brass shells transformed in 1918 a...
  20. Not made during the reign of Qajar Shah.New production;most likely the porcelain was produced in China and distributed all over the world.Roozbeh handicrafts are still in business.
  21. Poland or Italy ? The same mark was used in Italy but 54 VI (not vice versa,i.e.cannot be VI 54). Poland mark of this form was used 1963- 1986 (Woman's head facing right,letter on the left indicatin...
  22. Although number 437 may refer to pattern number, I am not familiar with it.Besides,there is no image of items (coffee set).
  23. Schutzstaffel (SS) motto: Meine Ehre heißt Treue Loyalty is my honour
  24. It is electroplated. Made by ROBERTS & BELK,Sheffield The firm was established in Sheffield in 1809 under the style of Furnyss, Pole & Turner and from 1823 it traded as William Briggs. From 1858 it ...
  25. 14 K stands for gold fineness .585. 1/60 could be the size of stone (diamond,most likely). If so,its diameter measured across should be 5.4 mm,meaning its size is 0.6 carat.
  26. Counting stars in folded flag makes no sense;it is early 20th century.
  27. One more myth busted. Only a small fraction of Bohemian glass was actually made where we think. There were several hundreds glassmakers and refineries in Bohemia at the time.Sometimes they competed ...
  28. European second half 19th century.Look for impressed marks.
  29. Coin turned into brooch (jewelry) was common during 19th century. For example,enamelled St George on Queen Victoria coins. Needle was mounted before enameling because hard soldering would destroy en...
  30. .950 standard was used in France (1re titre),Japan,Switzerland,Netherlands prior to 1814,Hungary, Yugoslavia,Bulgaria, Romania, less common than lower standards, though. Probably in Far East and South...
  31. Cannot be Sterling 950 because sterling is 925 fineness (92.5% silver in the alloy). More likely the name of the country e.g. Thailand.
  32. Alexander the Great (336-323 BC), Silver Drachm. Reverse: Zeus enthroned holding eagle and sceptre. Original can be found for less than $ 200, but if much cheaper than that it is a replica for decorat...
  33. ``800`` mark eliminates France.Could be Italy, possibly Germany,too.
  34. Gothic EPBM stands for Electroplated Britannia Metal (Base metal). Maker's mark far right impossible to decipher;most likely one of numerous Sheffield manufacturers.
  35. Gott – war – mit – uns, Ihm – sey – die – Ehre ! (God - was - with - us, - to him - be - the - honor! ) Preußens – tapfern – Kriegern (Prussia - brave - warriors)
  36. From left to right: Crown mark for Sheffield Assay Office. Lion passant mark for sterling fineness (.925 or 92.5 % silver alloy). Date letter m for 1904. Maker`s mark of Walker & Hall,Howard Stree...
  37. "Light and Geometry" is actually the best in terms of theory of visual arts.
  38. Hi, The maker is Segir Aktiebolag, Köping.Stay safe.
  39. it was a pocket watch chain, silversmiths did work during the war.
  40. Although there is no assay office,date letter capital F in this shield (rectangle with cut corners) matches London 1941.Maker`s mark is not clearly seen;looks like H dot P, but those initials are not ...
  41. Imperial Japanese Navy badge.The letters must be for a vessel (boat).
  42. Repeated capital ``A`` in an rectangle with cut angles stands for Vienna (Wien) 1866 - 1922.It is seen as secondary mark (e.g. on Zuckerdosen legs) often with Diana`s head and dog`s head,but also as o...
  43. PHILIP ASHBERRY & SONS Sheffield Active at 21 Bowling Green St, Sheffield (1856-1935). Philip Ashberry began trading in 1829 making Britannia metal wares. The firm became "& Sons" in 1856 and "Ltd" ...
  44. 1881 https://antique-marks.com/antique-minton-marks.html
  45. The maker is Friedrich Reusswig,Hanau,Germany,active 1903-1926. Identical mark here: https://www.sellingantiques.co.uk/242018/beautiful-german-silver-box-4-12-with-urns-by-friedrich-reusswig-c-1910/...
  46. Bar below letter E in Denmark is 1956.
  47. For whatever reason this old post emerged today (love it). Almost identical item posted by me is here: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/22147-rose-bowl-most-probably-bohemian Regards
  48. Most likely Czechoslovakian;practically the only country in Eastern Europe with glass production.
  49. What is the upper,separate part depicted at the top of the drawing ? Missing insert ? It was obviously meant to be inserted into the flower.
  50. Meriden quadruple is not sterling silver.
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