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cyndyc

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iconnumber posted 03-05-2005 09:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for cyndyc     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Wondering if anyone can help me with a date mark for an oval serving tray with A2785 mark. Would also like recommendations for Gorham reference books. Thanks mucho. Cyndy C.

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jersey

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iconnumber posted 03-05-2005 09:40 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jersey     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi Cyndy! The book on Gorham that I like is Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. by Charles Carpenter Jr. It has been revised to a 1997 edition but very difficult to find. Try looking on this forum for it, or do a google search. I found mine in my library. You might try an inter-library request for it. I know ebay has many reprints for sale on their flatware. The A I believe indicates a special order. It may date from the "19 teens".
Can you tell us what the piece is, that may help.
I hope I am giving you the right info, as I too am a new member & perhaps you will get other responses. Hope this helps! Stay Safe. Jersey

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iconnumber posted 03-05-2005 09:42 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jersey     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi again! Told you I am new. I am sorry I missed that you did indicate it was an oval tray! Jersey

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