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Date Mark


#1

Can anyone date this mark please. Could it be 1741.
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#2

Looks like it is but we really need the full set of marks to be sure.


#3

The assay office mark is essential for dating as each city office used the alphbet letters in different years. For example, if yours has a Leopard’s head then it could be London, 1741- but only if the Leopard’s head is crowned! London marks are a little easier to date than others because the city mark (Leopard) changed at intervals. The Leopard was crowned until 1821 then he was demoted - no crown from 1822 onwards. Please post pics of at least the three assay marks.