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iconnumber posted 08-29-2005 04:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jacksjacobs     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

My silver trophy cup has peculiar marks - "WB", a horse head facing left, and "silver", all in different shape shields.

I hope the picture comes up - it's the first time I've tried to do a post with a picture.

Comments on posting as well as info on cup very welcome.

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iconnumber posted 08-29-2005 04:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for wev     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I await correction, but I believe this is the mark of Weidlich Brothers Manufacturing of Bridgeport CT (1901-1950). They specialied in sterling and plate trophies.

I removed your duplicate post.

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iconnumber posted 08-30-2005 04:30 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Silver Lyon     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sorry WEV - for the first time ever I have to disagree with you! - Not Conneticut! - Although these marks have been published as such!
(One of my pet peeves is wrongly ascribed marks on too little evidence!)
These are the marks of Warner Brothers (No relation, I think!) - of Delhi in British India. They are working thru the period between 1918 and 1947 and made many fine pieces. smile

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iconnumber posted 10-09-2005 02:26 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for jacksjacobs     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for the info.
New, related, question:
Does anybody have any info on Warner Brothers of Delhi defined in the last post? A simple search brings up zillions of references to W.B., the film company, but I didn't find any to the silversmiths.
Thanks again.

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