A comprehensive guide to English silver hallmarks covering the different standard marks, the assay offices, and other special marks like duty marks and commemorative marks. We will cover silver makers hallmarks in their own right. As mentioned earlier, silver hallmarks were originally introduced in 1300 by a Statute of Edward I, which became necessary because precious metals are not used in their pure form, but rather have other metals added to them.
This website is dedicated to all and everything connected with antique silver - spoons, high quality hollowware, collectables and canteens. Aims to provide reference information on antique spoons for the serious enthusiast or the casual browser to help beginners decide on specialist areas in which to concentrate collecting to provide advice for buying/building a canteen in silver to offer a good selection of spoons and collectables for sale ranging from £10 - £2000 to offer books for sale with reviews to aid you to make a choice to generally encourage & help you to enjoy your hobby more. The website includes spoons from the Tudor period, through the 17 th , 18 th , and 19 th Centuries and into the 20 th Century.
Comment reproduire les poinçons ? - Philippe BOUCAUD - Expert international spécialiste Mémento du Moyen-Age à l'Art Déco1 - LE FROTTIS Méthode traditionnelle qui a fait ses preuves. MATERIEL : crayon à mine demi-dure (2 H est idéal, les mines grasses encrassent le frottis), papier assez fin un peu glacé (l'idéal : feuille d'agenda de poche - à proscrire : pelure, calque, journal, papier toilette). METHODE : frotter bien régulièrement, le crayon tenu à 45°. Faire au moins deux essais en modifiant le sens du frottis, des détails différents peuvent apparaître.
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Francis I, Fish Serving Set One of the best reasons to own sterling silverware is the wide variety of unusual serving pieces that are available. Sure, you probably could get away with using your Tomato Server to serve asparagus, but if you invite us to dinner and do that, we might frown in displeasure! Browse through this section to get an idea of what these silver serving pieces look like, and call us toll-free at 1-800-426-3057 if you have any questions. If Ice Tongs aren't available in your pattern, we can help suggest an alternate pattern, and don't be afraid to mix up patterns in your serving assortment; it makes for a more interesting table!
MARKS REFERENCES Bly, John, Miller’s Silver & Sheffiield Plate Marks (English, Continental European, and American) , Reed International Books, Ltd, 1993 Divis, Jan, Guide to Gold Marks of the World and Guide to Silver Marks of the World, English translation reprints, Promotional Reprint Co. Ltd, 1994> Pickford, Ian, ed. Jackson’s Hallmarks, pocket edition (English, Scottish, Irish silver and gold marks) , Antique Collectors’ Club, 1991 Pickford, Ian, ed.