Walker & Hall

I have cake stand and from the markings (see picture) I believe it is made by Walker & Hall of Sheffield and I think is electroplated as it has A1 stamped on it. Also stamped is the number52176. The thing I am trying to find out is how old it is?

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You’re correct in thinking your cake stand was made by Walker & Hall, but unfortunately the flag mark was used on their electroplate from 1861, right up until 1963 when they combined with Mappin & Webb and Elkington to form British Silverware Ltd. If you could post an image of the entire cake stand I may be able to give you a better idea of age from the style.

Daniel Franks

Thanks Daniel

Here’s the cake stand

From the style I would suggest that it was made circa 1920.

Hope this helps,
Daniel Franks