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Crystallize

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iconnumber posted 11-27-2004 06:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Crystallize     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Hi !

I was wondering about something.

I bought this very nice sterling silver handbag from an auction, actually just today.

It's all in silver (even the bag part), weighs 210 grams and 12,5 x 12,5 cm, flawless and and the marks say:
PK, then something that is hard to see, then 925 and a £ mark and on the inside it's engraved 11716 Bogo.

It is suppose to be Art Deco from 1920s something.

Does anyone know?

biggrin and I think its very, very pretty

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/Maria


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iconnumber posted 11-27-2004 07:26 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brent     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi,

Welcome to the Forums.

It does look like a nice bag, regardless. I'm not sure how old it is; most similar bags seem to date from the 1920's or 30's. A picture of the marks might help us pin down the place of origin. I'm guessing it is a European item.

Brent

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iconnumber posted 11-27-2004 08:36 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Crystallize     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
...and yes, probably it's English as it has a £ mark.

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iconnumber posted 11-27-2004 10:55 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for wev     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The English pound sign was also used by several American makers, so that is no assurance; without a picture it's an open question.

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iconnumber posted 11-28-2004 05:52 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for dragonflywink     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi Maria,

Lovely bag and can tell you were delighted to get it!

Enjoy your sweet bag (love the multiple compartments)! If you can, post pictures of the marks, someone can probably ID it for you, doubt very much that it's English, given the lack of British hallmarks.

Cheryl ;o)

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iconnumber posted 06-02-2005 07:16 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ulysses Dietz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I can't, for some reason, see the picture on my home computer. However, the "L" pound mark was used by the LaPierre silversmiths in Newark. (Oddly, I don't think it was ever used on English silver, but I could be wrong). I know that Unger in Newark did lots of silver "chain purses" or "mesh bags" and thus LaPierre, who specialized in novelties, would be logical.

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