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jamielee1usa

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iconnumber posted 02-05-2005 12:36 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jamielee1usa     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This mark is on a very fancy, sterling, repousse salt shaker. Does anyone recognize the mark?

Thanks!

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tmockait

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iconnumber posted 02-05-2005 01:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tmockait     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Possibly JF Fradley Company of New York, in business from 1866-1936. There mark was a cross such as the one on you piece. I am guessing 401 is a pattern number.

Good luck,

Tom

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jamielee1usa

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iconnumber posted 02-05-2005 04:38 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jamielee1usa     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Tom, I believe you are 100% correct. I found Fradley in my book and it makes sense. Thank you so much for your excellent answer!

Geri

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Brent

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iconnumber posted 02-11-2005 10:11 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brent     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Fradley is little known, but made some wonderful chased objects like yours. I had not seen this exact mark before, but I'm sure Tom is right.

Thanks for sharing!

Brent

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