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Silver plate? Id help please!

Any ideas please? It’s my first find that doesn’t say EP so I’m feeling hopeful! Many thanks.

Still no jackpot I’m afraid. Conventionally BP is understood to signify Britannia Plate; i.e. electroplated Britannia metal (where Britannia metal is a white base metal alloy similar to nickel silver or pewter). “Benares” silver is the proprietary name adopted by the manufacturer, John Round & Son of Sheffield, for their version of the alloy. It dates from before about 1895 as the use of a crown on non-silver items was outlawed at about that time.


Thanks very much for the detailed information. I’m impressed by the age!