hi just dug out of the attic what i believe to be a ladies grooming set. it consists of two hair brushes ,two clothes brushes, a large mirror and a tray. the hall marks are ; SD+S, followed by a crown, then a lion and the letter t. any help would be appreciated, Geoff
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The maker’s mark is actually JD&S - a very distinctive mark of James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield. The hallmark shows that it is sterling silver assayed in Sheffield during the assay year 1911/12 - if the date letter is “t”. However, to me it looks more like an “i” which would move the year to 1901/02.