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iconnumber posted 07-28-2003 10:32 AM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'm sorry I don't have photos, but I need some help in identifying a few pieces.

One is an ice bucket I guess and has stamped what looks like "Toriones". Below that is the word Omega (with the e inside the omega symbol) and beneath that is what looks like "industria argent...". That's all I can make out. I guess it's silverplate. I picked it up at my local Goodwill for $8. It is stamped with a design on both sides and has handles with a shell motif and leaves.

The other piece is a bowl with a decorative floral rim and handles. It looks like it says "Industria" followed by a ribbon circle with overlapping ends and something inside it. This is followed by what looks like Argentina. Also picked this up from Goodwill for $7.

I also found a champagne cooler/bucket that is marked Sheridan with a crown, s, and shield. It says silverplate beneath it. I can probably figure this one out with a little research, but am most curious about the other two.

I think they were a couple of pieces in someone's trophy case.


Thanks for any help.
Sorry for the lack of photos.


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"Industria Argentina" basically translates as Made in Argentina. It occurs on both silver and silverplate items generally made in Buenos Aires.

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