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Post by keramark November 16th 2012, 6:56 pm

Could anyone please shed any light on this hallmark please !, i believe it to be George the third somewhere between 1786 and 1821 !.
the lozenge to the right of the pic appears to be a V & a worn S !. Thank you in advance for your invaluable help. Alan.

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Post by NaomiM November 16th 2012, 7:16 pm

Looks like a q date stamp for 1791 or 1831 - probably the former.

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Post by keramark November 16th 2012, 7:19 pm

NaomiM wrote:Looks like a q date stamp for 1791 or 1831 - probably the former.

Hi Naomi, i thought that too, i thought 1832 but not sure Shrugs . is it possibly Exeter ! . .
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Post by NaomiM November 16th 2012, 7:40 pm

Can't find a vs listed in the hallmarks for Exeter.

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Post by NaomiM November 16th 2012, 7:49 pm

List here if you want to check

http://www.silvermakersmarks.co.uk/Makers/

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Post by keramark November 16th 2012, 8:16 pm

NaomiM wrote:Can't find a vs listed in the hallmarks for Exeter.

Me Neither . . Shrugs
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Post by user9318 November 17th 2012, 6:41 am

It is hallmarked for London, 1791.

The maker could be one of those on the lost London registers and I do not have my large Jacksons book here to check if it is listed in there, but you could contact the London assay office to see if they may know who the maker is, I have asked before in the past http://www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/welcome-to-the-assay-office/
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Post by keramark November 17th 2012, 7:14 am

NaomiM wrote:Looks like a q date stamp for 1791 or 1831 - probably the former.

Thank you Naomi, 1791 was right . . It was found whilst Metal Detecting. . Most Excellent
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Post by keramark November 17th 2012, 7:15 am

user9318 wrote:It is hallmarked for London, 1791.

The maker could be one of those on the lost London registers and I do not have my large Jacksons book here to check if it is listed in there, but you could contact the London assay office to see if they may know who the maker is, I have asked before in the past http://www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/welcome-to-the-assay-office/

Thank you User, it's been bugging me as to the assay office. . Excellent
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Post by user9318 November 17th 2012, 9:40 am

Your welcome, most Georgian silver that has no assay town mark usually is from the London assay office, unless the lion passant mark is the Exeter lion (not seen that often - differing punch from the standard passant mark slightly).

I collect Georgian silver and have gained quite a bit of knowledge about it over the last few years - probably too much sometimes! Laughter
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