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Identify...

Post by jmpaige » Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:57 pm

anyone know what these symbols mean if anything?
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Re: Identify...

Post by jerryd6818 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:29 pm

Sterling silver hallmarks, marking it as genuine silver.

The crown means it's Sheffield Silver
The Lion
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The 'n' stands for 1905 (not 100 % sure on that)
The "CW.F" ::shrug::

The other marks ::shrug::

Most likely a silver fruit knife.


Others may have more or more accurate information.
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Re: Identify...

Post by jmpaige » Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:32 pm

do you know what the anchor means?

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Re: Identify...

Post by jerryd6818 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:46 pm

It appears that all three of those marks together make up the Gorham Silver trademark.
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Re: Identify...

Post by jmpaige » Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:55 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:46 pm
It appears that all three of those marks together make up the Gorham Silver trademark.
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Re: Identify...

Post by ea42 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:27 am

The JR is John Round and Son, Sheffield

The CWF is Charles William Fletcher , Sterling Works, Sheffield

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Post by kootenay joe » Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:23 am

I thought "JR" is for Joseph Rodgers & Sons, the most highly esteemed of all vintage Sheffield cutlery manufacturers.
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Post by ea42 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:13 am

Roland the "JR" in the Joseph Rodgers mark is in more of a rectangle, or a rectangle with the corners beveled off.

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Post by kootenay joe » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:08 am

Thanks Eric. I did not know that the shape of the lines around the initials made a difference.
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Re: Identify...

Post by Berryb » Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:14 pm

No one mentioned that it's really a nice knife.
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Re: Identify...

Post by danno50 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:39 pm

Here is a link to a site that explains the silver maker's marks.
http://www.silvermakersmarks.co.uk/index.htm
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