Hallmarks on a pair of Sugar Tongs

Good morning folk’s
I am so pleased that I found this Forum on Silverware, thank goodness for Google.
Could anyone tell me anything about this Hallmark please ?
It is stamped upon a pair of Sugar Tongs. I have searched through many web sites to try and find these marks to no avail.

This is an electroplate mark. The manufacturer is Thomas Prime & Son of Birmingham. For more information see this link.

Many thanks for your quick response. I wonder what the initials MP stand for.

MP is Magneto Plate, the name of Prime’s patented process.

Again I thank you for your input. Would you have any idea of the date that these Tongs were produced.

Late 19th century is about as accurate as I can get.

Grateful thanks to you.