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wessex96

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The following photos are from the handle of a French button hook. There are two separate silver inlays on the handle; each having the French hallmark, or poinçon, and also the maker's mark.


I take the hallmark to be a poorly stamped eagle's head, used on small silver items from 1838.
However, I cannot work out the actual maker. It appears to be the same punch that is used for each of the maker's marks, and from the pair of them it seems that the initials of the maker could be K,G and K (- but in what order?). Can anyone recognise the manufacturer? Thanks.
Ian

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