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what does this hallmarks mean and meanly the trumpet.


#1

what does this hallmarks mean and meanly the trumpet. i think it is English silver 18cth. and it looks like an ashtray
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#2

Sorry to tell you it is English electroplate and not silver, probably dating from the first half of the 20th century. The maker is James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield. The trumpet is their trade mark.


#3

thanks for the info and quick reply there silvermakersmarks. any idea what the numbers underneath mean though?


#4

They are Dixon’s pattern number for the item.