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I found this item in a flee market in Sweden. As I am living in Sweden I first thougth it to be made here. But I soon understood that it was from a different country, and soon also England. After spending nummerous hours on the internet this information revelaed itself; It is sterling silver, London and hallmark of William Hutton & Sons Ltd. But I am oblivient to the use and the age. I simply dont understand how the letters works in GB.
Sweden have a simple system,You can find it here; sophiessilver.se/stamplar.htm
Scroll down little, A=1759, E=1763, A4=1831, N4=1843 and so on. I thougt that the letter “F” ment 1764 on my item, and if it was swedish it would. Can anybody help me?
// £eonard
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Hi Leonard and welcome to the forum. You have done well to identify the maker as Hutton’s mark is not easy to interpret.

As in Sweden our British hallmarking system has a date code for every year. However it is a little complicated as each assay office (up to 1975) had its own date lettering system. As only one date letter is used the cycle repeats regularly. So your piece has a London hallmark (uncrowned leopard’s head indicates London) with an f for 1901. But 1921 also has an f, 1941 has F, 1961 has f - the shape of the punch and the style of the letter allows us to distinguish between the years. There is a guide to British hallmarking showing the Assay Office marks and some date letters at 925-1000.com/british_marks.html.

I have no idea what it is for, although I suspect it might be incomplete as there seem to be mounting holes for something on the top. Also I would not expect the hallmark to be on top like that.

Thank You, Moderator!
That information was most helpful. I found the year-list for London and I now know that my bottle was made 1901. The reason for the hallmark on the top is because it contain two part. The top - it looks like a crown - is actually a lid that one can screw of. It is a bottle. And I don´t think sometning´s missing. The lid - I belive - is made to resemble a crown, hence the hole.
Under the bottle fot there is more hallmarks in shape of a feather and “1”. What does that signify?

best regard// £eonard