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NOT an authentic 19th century Ginori. Never judge porcelain by marks only, they should be in harmony with the entire piece and this is way far from Ginori quality; look at the hat and unfinished brush...
Received the message it was foe sale and to make offer; most likely deleted by the moderator because it violated CW rules. It is not for me to judge but why don`t you keep this father`s lighter ? Sel...
E. Mueller in Berlin was the retailer. The lighter was made by famous Karl Wieden Solingen (KW on the lighter). Hard enamel and rare Olympic memorabilia, but also in Tobacciana collectibles. Do not ...
There are marks in image 2 but small and out of focus. Marks are ID of this spoon: show us.
Egypt Sphinx head and scarab beetle. Search for marks (Egypt has well established system of marks on precious metals).
Q capital is for 1940.The same letters were used for gold, which has been marked in Birmingham since 1824, but with a background of a square with cut corners.
The lion is Venice glass micro mosaic set into gilded silver .800 fineness. Green corrosion can penetrate deep, it is better to clean it using soft brush and warm water.Nothing aggressive !
Not his signature; just indicated it was his image. His capital G was completely different and he always used G.Garibaldi. See here: https://www.google.com/search?q=giusepe+garibaldi+signature&tbm=...
Sessions Clock Company See here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sessions_Clock
Curtis & Dunning, American silversmiths Burlington, Vermont. British pseudo marks. They used various marks resembling British marks (e.g. an anchor for Birmingham, George III duty marks etc) as a co...
And here,too: https://stanfordmag.org/contents/what-you-don-t-know-about-the-stanford-seal
See here for full explanation of German motto The wind of freedom blows: https://web.stanford.edu/dept/pres-provost/president/speeches/951005dieluft.html
Yout cruet:RH in a rectangle;the maker is Robert Hennell IV,registered in London Jan 1869. (RH in two overlapping circles stands for Robert Harper).
First of all,let's make a distinction between the style and years when it was made. It is Art Nouveau style because of wavy lines and typical flower. Not a single straight line usually seen in Art de...
The Danish Porcelain Manufactory – Lyngby Porcelæn (1936–1969) Your mark is from the sixties.
Trompe L'oeil-To Fool the Eye Deliberately done to look like broken.
Zeh Scherzer Z.S.& Co 1880 - 1918 The firm was established in Rehau (a town in the district of Hof, in Bavaria,Germany) in 1880 by Johann Nicol Adam Zeh. His partners were Johann Michael Scherzer jun...
France has always had strict legislation in regard of marking silver and gold. Au Negre was huge and important retailer department store; no piece of jewelry could have left the premises without offi...
Letters A and U are suspicious; letter A is too round and looks like Greek Theta. Letter U has much longer left vertical line.Not implying anything, just learned not to trust Chinese fakers who are n...
Not solid silver,either.EPNS stands for ElectroPlated Nickel Silver. 60% copper, 20% nickel and 20% zinc
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.
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...
Great XVIII century finds in thrift shops and garage sales should be reserved for those still believing in Santa Claus.
What about Royal Crown Derby ?
Japanese have always had sophisticated taste for beauty,simple and never too ornate or over decorated.
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)
Search for antique silver dance card holder
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.
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 ...
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...
Purcell Brothers,Birmingham,UK,registered 1931, recorded in business until 1965.
Just leave it like this.There are ``restoration`` videos on Youtube;people sandblasting and spraying new color i.e. ruining genuine pieces.
Registered September 1st,1883 (the earliest year of production,could have been made for several years after that).
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...
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 ...
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...
Not too late to comment,I hope. Destroyed marks are discussed here: https://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=55963
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...
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.
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...
Although number 437 may refer to pattern number, I am not familiar with it.Besides,there is no image of items (coffee set).
Schutzstaffel (SS) motto: Meine Ehre heißt Treue Loyalty is my honour
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 ...
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.
Counting stars in folded flag makes no sense;it is early 20th century.
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 ...
European second half 19th century.Look for impressed marks.
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...
.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...
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.
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