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Help needed with hallmarks on an old toast rack please

Hi I am hoping someone will be able to cast some light on the hallmarks shown on the pictures attached.


Thank you for looking

Your toast rack is not silver, so the marks are the manufacturer’s marks, not a hallmark. It was made by William Hutton & Sons and has their initials, WH&S, and their 8 crossed arrows trade mark. The final part of the mark, although a bit obscure is most likely BP for Britannia Plate; i.e. electroplated Britannia Metal, the latter being a pewter-like base metal.

Phil