Including the Marks of Origin on Scottish & Irish Silver Plate, Gold, Platinum & Sheffield Plate with 300 of the More Important Makers Marks from 1697-1900, with Lists of English, Scottish, and Irish Hall-marks and Makers' Marks from Circa 1554
Author: Judith Banister
Publisher: Foulsham & Company Limited
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
You dont have to know anything about hallmarks to use this book, its been designed to be a visual index. The absolutely unique feature of this book is that it will indentify the first mark you need The City Mark. Illustrated city marks are all on the fore edge of its pages. So you just flick the pages to match a mark on your silver to its illustration in the book from there its easy. The Jackson book uses a design where The City you need is presented as a Page Heading. So to use Jacksons book, you have first to know that the Anchor mark represents Birmingham or the Lion Head represents London etc. In Jackson, you need to know the City Name before you can look up its hallmarks system to date your silver.
Written by John Bly, this book not only tabulates the hallmarks that enable the identification of silver items but also traces the history of English silver, describing some famous makers and provides hints on spotting fakes.
Originally published in 1902. A revised edition with upwards of forty of the hall marks having been redrawn from original specimens. The well illustrated Contents Include: Tables of Date Letters of the Assay Offices London Birmingham Chester Exeter Newcastle Sheffield Edinburgh Glasgow Dublin. Keywords: Edinburgh Glasgow Assay Offices Specimens Exeter Sheffield Upwards Newcastle Dublin London
A Guide to Marks of Origin on English, Scottish and Irish Silver, Gold and Platinum and on Foreign and Imported Silver and Gold Plate 1544-2010 : Old Sheffield Plate Makers' Marks 1743 to 1860
Author: Frederick Bradbury
The Assay Marks depicted in this guide have been collected for a period of over 70 years. As well as a reference of hallmarks, the text also contains an explanation of the Hallmarking Act 1973, as amended in 1998.
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed worksworldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Hall Marks On Gold And Silver Plate 6 William Chaffers Reeves and Turner, 1883 Goldwork; Hallmarks; Plate; Silverwork