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iconnumber posted 12-18-2004 12:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for JMelissaB     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I just purchased a silverplate teapot that has the following markings on the bottom:

L821 inside a diamond with the letters H. E. S. and P. at each corner.

The S. and P. could stand for "silverplate"; however, I can't find any information on this hallmark.

Does anyone have any guesses?



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iconnumber posted 12-23-2004 02:04 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tmockait     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Unlikely that SP means silverplate. The usual designations are EP for electroplated or EPNS for electroplated nickel sivler or A1. Good luck, TM

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iconnumber posted 12-23-2004 08:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for JMelissaB     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks. I looked at this website before my initial posting because I didn't run across anything relative to H.E. or H.E.S.P. I even tried searching using the hallmark in the search parameters - no luck. I thought another, more knowledgeable, collector might know.

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