Hi I have a silver chamberstick I have acquired. I have been told it is Victorian.
I dont know if it is silver there is a capital B mark followed by a Crown then a lion passant (but worn) and the makers mark JS over &S (JS &S)
What worries me is there is no Soverign or duty mark so could this still be silver?
I bought it in a junk shop, It was filthy with little lustre before I gave it a clean which may be why the shop keeper may have thought it was just silver plated.
Here is a picture of the chamberstick to get idea of style and maybe help date it and if it ii is 'right’for the period… :
I am not sure of the date but I think the crown means Sheffield/British silver.
Thanks for your help