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Help to Identify Marks on Spoon

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JAZZ




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Posted: 31/12/2013 
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Hi,

Can someone help identify the marks on the attached spoon.

Thanks.

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silvermakersmarks
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Posted: 31/12/2013 
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Any chance of a better picture of the marks? Having blown up part of your image to 4x size I think it's going to be electroplate:
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JAZZ




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Posted: 01/01/2014 
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Thanks - I have taken another pic should be a a bit clearer now.
The initials say JG

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silvermakersmarks
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Posted: 01/01/2014 
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I believe that this is an electroplate mark of John Gilbert & Co (later John Gilbert & Sons, then John Gilbert & Co Ltd) of Birmingham and London. The spoon probably dates from c1890.
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