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ericside

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iconnumber posted 04-22-2002 07:45 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for ericside     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hello...I have a Mark that is puzzling me I thought at first French but maybe Austria....it has a 930/1000 for the silver content. A Raised outline of a Bat maybe the Maker? Plus 2 hallmarks a Profile of a Head facing left..wearing a Laurel Wreath...and a square with the letter A inside. Thank you for all your help Roger

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June Martin
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iconnumber posted 04-23-2002 09:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for June Martin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
What type of piece is the mark on? Maybe seeing the piece will give us a clue to style or date.

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Brent

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iconnumber posted 04-23-2002 11:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brent     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Based on a review of Tardy, my first guess is that your marks are Austrian, and date to between 1866 and 1872. If I am right, the A would be an import mark, and your piece would have been made elsewhere. A picture of the piece might help us determine the country of origin.

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