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iconnumber posted 03-03-2001 11:51 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Scott Martin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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The following maker's mark is found with two different spellings. Soerensen verses Sorensen. I have heard this described as a typo, two different makers, counterfeit, etc. Most recently, I was told that it is a language - phonetics thing. Depending on the country the item was to be sold in, it was stamped so that the reading would produce a correct pronunciation of the company name. What do you think?

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Both marks are correct. Your assumption as to whether one is export and the other not is most likely the reason. In the danish language there is a letter representing an "oe" sound that is written like an "o" with a strike through it, top right to bottom left. Kind of like a "do not" symbol that we often use. Typically when a word is written in all-caps, characters that represent the pronunciation of more than one letter are not used and the letters are written out as they sound.

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