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iconnumber posted 11-07-2005 04:07 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for suomoo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

These are the hallmarks on a tobacco box. I have searched for identification but can come up with Austrian Hungarian but I'm not sure. Where was this made and what age does it have? All help is much appreciated.

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iconnumber posted 11-07-2007 11:13 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DB     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
K over 13 may be the townmark for Karpfen (Korpona) Hungary for the first half of the 19th century - see No.1067, Köszeghy Elemer: Magyarorszagi Ötvösjegyek (Merkzeichen der Goldschmiede Ungarns, Budapest 1936,) - no master marks for this town are given and Köszeghy ascribes this townmark only tentatively.

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