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Trying to identify hallmarks

The CC stands for Colen Cheshire (the silversmith), the shield means Chester, England. The cursive “L” I’d say is 1911 for the date. The lion means it’s sterling silver.

Thanks for that I worked out the Chester bit but thought the CC was Charles Cooke. Good to know I got something right!

You’re welcome. I found that information here: https://www.925-1000.com/dlChester.html

It was nice to see such a clear match on things, thanks to your photos. Anyway, he apparently started in 1894.