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Silver Armadillo Basket

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cragona9999




Joined: 22 Oct 2011
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Location: Rockwall, Texas

Posted: 22/10/2011 
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It is a silver armadillo basket that has 197 and the word copyright upside down..........is it real? how much?

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uncle vic
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Joined: 25 Sep 2006
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Location: Baton Rouge, LA USA

Posted: 24/10/2011 
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Hi there and thanks for joining us. If by "real" you ask if its solid silver, the answer is almost certainly not. Virtually all solid silver is marked as such with a purity mark, such as "sterling silver", "925", or if British, the legal silver hallmarks.

The number on your piece is probably a model or pattern number and its most likely either silver plated or some non-silver white metal.

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Uncle Vic
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