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Can somebody help identify these hallmarks??

Hiya, Ive just found some spoons and forks in a drawer which have hallmarks on the back. Could someone tell me what the marks mean? some spoons show either E.P. or E.P.N.S on them, so im guessing these are electro-plated, but the others have hallmarks that i cannot find anywhere on the internet…

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks
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Your spoons and forks are, as you thought, electroplated. EP, EPNS, A1 are all indications of electroplate. Although there are a few silversmiths with the initials EP, for their work to be silver there must also be a full silver hallmark present. The marks on your pieces are trademarks - applied by the manufacturer. I don’t recognise the first and last of the the three which you show, but the central one is James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield.