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ozfred

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iconnumber posted 07-18-2005 11:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ozfred     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It is one of marks that has been poorly struck on a small niello pillow box, probably dated about 1900.
All that is legible, within the diamond lozenge mark, is ".. ussell" and possbily the abbreviation of Limited.
His devise is illegable, as well.
The only other mark is the restricted silver waranty punch used after 1838.
Does one of our knowledgeable ones recognise the name of this maker?
Thanks.

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iconnumber posted 07-18-2005 11:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ozfred     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Opps,
The maker has only one "l" so it is "..ussel".

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iconnumber posted 08-24-2005 10:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ozfred     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A client of Ebay has supplied the name of the maker that I sought.
Listed as a box maker was D Roussel of 118 rue du Temple Paris who was active in the third quarter of C19th.

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