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Stephen

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iconnumber posted 04-19-2003 03:52 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Stephen     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik Aktiengesellschaft (WMF AG)
Geislingen-Steige, Germany


Established 1880 -- still in business.

Mark #1 -- WMF, EPNS, GERMANY, 65.


Item #1 -- tray, 21" x 12" (52,5 x 30 cm).

Mark #2 -- WÜRTT.METALLW.FABRIK, GEISLINGEN-STEIGE, NS, WMF in a beehive, 95.


Item #2 -- tray, 21" x 16" (54 x 41 cm).


Hmmm... seller says #2 is "silber". rolleyes What do you think?

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iconnumber posted 04-19-2003 06:45 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Stephen     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
OK, maybe this will help.

Mark #3 -- WMF in a beehive, E.P. BRASS, GERMANY.


Item #3 -- footed dish, 7-7/8" (20 cm).

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Here's the page for identifying and dating WMF dates and content:As you can see there NS means Vernickelt or Nickel-Silver.

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iconnumber posted 04-19-2003 09:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Stephen     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That's great info on WMF's holloware marks!

Still trying to find some good photos of the ostrich holloware mark (straußenmarke). Does anyone have any?

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