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Brent

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iconnumber posted 08-15-2004 11:24 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Brent     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hello all,

Martin Gubbins was a keen collector of unusual British hallmarks, and was a major contributor to Jackson's Silver & Gold Marks book. I recall seeing that his collection was sold by Bonham's auction house in England a couple of years ago(?). I was wondering if anyone had a copy of the catalog. It seems like it would be a great reference, if the marks were illusrated.

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iconnumber posted 08-15-2004 02:28 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for wev     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
You might try a query to The Silver Study Group

Gubbins published a comprehensive book on York silver and marks in 1983 (it's not listed on the salon list), but I've never seen a copy nor one offered for sale.

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