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iconnumber posted 09-06-2002 03:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Jperkins     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

I have a wonderful enamel spoon with a hallmark I can't decipher. I would love to know who made it and when. I have attempted to look through several hallmark books without avail.

Here are some pictures of the spoon:

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iconnumber posted 05-27-2003 11:56 PM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The spoon sure looks Norwegian, and the mark appears to be that of Aksel Holmsen of Norway. The 925 standard would make it likely to be post 1925 at the earliest.

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iconnumber posted 05-28-2003 12:42 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for dragonflywink     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi John,

I agree that the piece is Norwegian and I've run across that design before. I believe the mark is David-Andersen's hammer and tongs, used from the late 1800s to the 1930s.


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iconnumber posted 05-28-2003 05:33 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for doobees     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Very nice!

Suzanne D

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iconnumber posted 06-03-2003 03:34 PM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yep, sorry, it is indeed the David-Anderson hammer & tongs. I tend to get it confused with the Holmsen mark which is similar, but composed of pliers and calipers.

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