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iconnumber posted 11-08-2004 10:11 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for dderosier     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have an art deco style plate with the hallmark that is a horizontal diamond with a bee in the center and the letter B on both sides of the bee.

It has the number 577 below the hallmark. and above the hallmark are the initials e.p. on the left and n.s. on the right.

There is some other writing that is not complete and I cannot make out.

Can you help me?

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iconnumber posted 11-08-2004 11:20 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for wev     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Benedict Manufacturing Company of East Syracuse NY. They were founded in 1894 and made a wide variety of household and restuarant silverplate. They went out of buisiness around 1950.

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iconnumber posted 11-08-2004 11:31 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Kimo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The EP NS stands for Electro Plated Nickle Silver which means it is a nickle/copper alloy plated with silver.

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iconnumber posted 11-11-2004 01:37 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for dderosier     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thank you so much for taking the time to help!

I appreciate it.


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