Hallmark Help-Thank You!

Hi, Does anyone know the details of these two hallmarks? I appreciate everyone’s help on the previous Robert & Belk. I have two more which I can’t determine. I was able to sort out the others.

Thank you so much.

Your first image shows a Sheffield sterling silver hallmark for the assay year 1913/14 (date letter v) with the maker’s mark of Joseph Rodgers & Sons. The flower and cross are their trademark, inherited from precursor companies dating back to the 18th century.

The second mark is Dutch. The date letter m in that style is 1871. The Minerva head is the duty mark and the lion shows the silver standard by a number beneath it. In your picture the number is damaged but it is probably 2 for .833 silver. The last mark is the maker’s mark.


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Phil, Thank you so much. Yes, another piece had the two much clearer. Do you know what company produced the dutch tea set? Thank you again, Janet

Sorry, no idea - I can’t even work out what the initials might be!

Are any of these any better? Thank you for all your help.

It was nice and clear before - I just couldn’t make sense of the mark. Anybody else want to have a go?