Please visit our other websites: Ganoksin Jewelry Making Resource | Orchid Jewelry Making Forums | International Gem Society | IGS Gemstone and Gemology Forums

Silver Collector Forums

what is this


#1

Hello

I have a Silver Plate Dish with Frosted Glass Bowl and Lid

the marks are as follows

K & P

Crown = Sheffield

G = 1874

EP

and underneath are the numbers 1233

thanks
Simon <>


#2

Hi Simon.
Sorry to say your marks do not actually mean what you think. The mark K & P followed by a crown and the letter G, was the silver plate mark of a company called Kleinwort & Peerless, who were based in London. The mark was registered in 1895 and used until 1897 when they changed the crown to a fleur de lys.

The stamped number would have been used as a reference number so that a shop could re order the same design from the manufacturer.

Hope that helps
Best regards
Daniel


#3

Thanks for this information

:stuck_out_tongue: [/img]