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Rosalie

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iconnumber posted 06-03-2009 06:29 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Rosalie     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
[26-1855]

I have looked in Jackson's, and I see that the crown identifies Sheffield marks. From there I get lost, since the second mark seems to be a crowned leopard's (?) head. The last mark is almost totally obliterated, so it provides no clue (to me, at any rate).

If it is of any help, these marks (and the word STERLING) appear on the cap of a smelling salts bottle that dates (probably) to the early part of the last century.

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agphile

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iconnumber posted 06-03-2009 07:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for agphile     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I don't think these are English marks - doesn't loo0k like the Sheffield verion of the crown to me - but I am afraid I cannot offer any useful alternative suggestion.

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bascall

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Almost looks like the mark for Watson.

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Sterling Chicago worlds fair spoon

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