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Joined: 10 Apr 2008
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Posted: 10/04/2008 
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please help me to identify when was this item made.I know the followings:

Founded 1848, trumpet mark from 1879
England, UK
James Dixon & Sons

E. P. B. M.
Electro Plated Britannia Metal
Generic mark used by some firms

But I don't know what does A.R. and the marks in the last raws.

Thanks for your help.

Best regards,
Eta Bakos





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Jonathan Franks
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Posted: 10/04/2008 
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I'm afraid that the remaining marks are not of any particular meaning. They might be inventory marks or pattern marks. The 1 1/2 might refer to the volume of the item. But I don't believe you will ever discover anything more definite.
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