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  1. The market is flooded with fakes. See here: http://dauThe mnancy.com/fakes/ Dealers know what they have and always be suspicious with bargains and great finds for a fraction of value for an authent...
  2. You see this here every day, like,estate sale or thrift shop great find - Is this real Faberge ?
  3. That mark is called Tughra / Sultan`s calligraphy name, similar to Royal Cyphre in the West. The mark was used on silver since 1840 (approximately). More precise dating is not possible.
  4. Could be any country where Loth standard was used (Germany, Denmark,Norway, Austria- Hungary Empire).Very nice filigree work with twisted wire soldered to a sheet of silver (less often seen and better...
  5. London 1805 because there is duty mark introduced 12/1/1784, therefore cannot be older than that.Besides,leopard`s head crowned for 1725 was different. Duty mark of George III in an oval was used 178...
  6. It is Georgian, but George II. Of course, duty mark was was introduced much later in 18th century, so there is no duty mark (sovereign head).
  7. Edward Wood was apprenticed to James Roode in 1715, became free 1722 and entered his own mark. The same year on E.Wood salt is here: http://www.ascasonline.org/windowFEBBRA69.html
  8. The silversmith is Edward Wood, date letter l for London 1746. This mark of Edward Wood (EW in old English under the crown) was registered Sep 1740 and he used it until approximately 1750. He was a ...
  9. Austrian Import mark is possibly on the right of maker`s mark, but cannot tell for sure.It my be my imagination. Nevertheless, it is German, late 19th or early 20th century based on the style of marks.
  10. As I said, it is T dot T exactly of this form and font - an udenetified maker in Birmingham. See here and scroll down to TT - you will see exactly the same mark: https://www.silvermakersmarks.co....
  11. There seems to be one more mark on the right: Austria - Hungary Empire import maek used 1901 ' 1921.
  12. It is German. From left to right: Fineness (either 800 or 900). Partially struck German crescent and crown national mark after 1888. Makers initials mark I cannot identify.
  13. It is 1962.
  14. Most likely Poland but marks are out focus.Better images of the marks are needed.
  15. A typo above, it should be (.925)
  16. T.T is unknown Birmingham silversmith whose mark is seen on a cigarette case with date letter for 1919. Your date letter is A for 1925. Lion passant stands for sterling fineness /-025).
  17. Yes, it is French.Maker`s mark in lozenge, star between initials.If you manage to decipher both letters it`s possible to identify the maker.
  18. It was made in Province of Oristano in the central-western part of the island of Sardinia,Italy. In the mark from the left 1.star 2 Maker number 3. OR for Oristano province
  19. Egypt had well established system of markings in Arabic.So,after all, fineness 800 may indicate European origin, but another mark is important.Try to take close up image of the marks instead of the 4t...
  20. Egyptian revival flourished in 1920s during Art Deco period (Europe and America). This bracelet is actually made in Egypt itself and if there are no European or American marks, it cannot be classifie...
  21. If the surface is perfectly smooth and intact then there was no clip nor any kind of attachment. If so, it was (most likely) glued to notebook cover (writing desk accessory).
  22. Much be much older because wheels are well made, reminiscent of Maerklin pre electric era.Later tin wind up locos were much simpler, and look at the counterweights on wheels here.
  23. Much reproduced in many countries. GENUINE Mucha poster - new car bronze - new home (no mortgage).
  24. I Troop Carrier Command https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Troop_Carrier_Command
  25. Not actually a fake but made in the manner of Chelsea (For example,search for Samson of Paris Chelsea figurines). Much reproduced and marked with gold anchor. Yes, it is very nice.
  26. Most likely Germany.See here: https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/german-porcelain-figurine-gold-anchor-1887409546
  27. The gold anchor mark is the most forged Chelsea mark. As gold could not take the high temperatures in the kiln, the mark had to be applied on top of the glaze, which was a perfect mark for forgers ...
  28. It is not solid silver but silver plate. Silver plating is a process by which a thin layer of silver is applied to an alloy of base metals.
  29. The medal on the left:PREUSSEN. Kyffhäuser-Verdienst-Kreuz. This cross was awarded for outstanding service in the prussian veteran association. Second class on a band, first class in gold with a clasp...
  30. Unfortunately,has nothing to do with coin errors.Not even sure if solid silver or silver plated. It can be easily tested, there are electronic testers now.To be sure with acid testing rather deep fil...
  31. Not French for sure, and let alone EMILE PUIFORCAT, whose mark was EP with a penknife (un canif) between initials and always accompanied by Minerva head for silver standard. So, E.P most likely stand...
  32. Are there any marks ? Without marks positive ID is not possible.
  33. The sad legacy of Wedgwood. It`s a shame.In the end even the European people will be made in Far East at less effort and cheap.
  34. It is either Moscow or Kiev because the assayer LO (in Cyrillic) is Lev Fridrikovich Oleks who worked in both towns, not at the same time, though.His initials are within so called first Kokoshnik mar...
  35. Full marks: Lion passant for sterling standard (.925) Leopard`s head uncrowned for London assay office Victoria head in profile duty mark Date letter M for 1887 Maker`s mark JP over FP for Pairpo...
  36. Very well made filigree (thick wire, solid silver flower petals) and stones well set. This quality is rarely seen today.With no marks we`ll never know where it was made.Guessing is not a method of j...
  37. One of the bast Art Nouveau glass, and definitively deserving more attention. Still undervalued and some shapes (e.g. double twist ) are very rare indeed. Less and less available.
  38. Btw.the quartered shield is actually a heart shaped logo with ``f`` and ``M`` The catalogue in Watchmaker, Jeweller & Silversmith - February 1959 shows his new address at 22-24 Kirby Street, Hatton ...
  39. The stamp 9 .375 indicates that the ring was hallmarked prior to 1975. It is 9 carat gold. Leopard's head on the right indicates London Assay Office. The maker is Fred Manshaw Ltd Until c1956 in Bl...
  40. PROTECTIVE Order of Elks Teeth extracted in local anesthesia ?
  41. Generic Capodimonte crown over N mark in blue. Capodimonte wares made by other companies Since the 1920s, many companies have made and marketed items as Capodimonte.
  42. Egon Schiele within this beautiful frame ? I keep my postcards in Art Nouveau frames.
  43. Russian imperial eagle is completely different. Besides, Russia had centuries long very strict silver marking system and there is no unmarked Russian silver.
  44. On the left is most likely Juno, the protector and special counselor of the state.She is the Roman equivalent of Hera, queen of the gods in Greek mythology
  45. Updated with almost the same bronze from Annam (as suggested above by kyratango). Definitively French Indochina,first half 20th century. Thank you.
  46. Is there any reliable reference supporting Salviati ? Or is it signed ?
  47. Thank you vetraio50 for solving the mystery. It is definitively Hovmantorp. Have found the same shape and bird with much clearer name engraving in capital letters.There were several glassworks in Hov...
  48. I mean, in red. Yours is green.
  49. Is the car in the second image Märklin 4605 ? Have seen them in green, too.
  50. The fly crawled across the lens when the images were taken. Out of focus,please, try again.
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