Antique Marks

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For the bargain hunter in you comes a brand new edition of this best-selling pocket guide to identifying and interpreting antique marks. Packed with clear illustrations, Collins Gem Antique Marks contains over 3500 hallmarks on silver, gold and platinum, as well as those on Old Sheffield Plate, pewter, pottery and porcelain. Complete with a history of hallmarks and how to read them, plus now with the addition of the most recent hallmarks and details of the new hallmarking system, Collins Gem Antique Marks is the ...

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Overview

For the bargain hunter in you comes a brand new edition of this best-selling pocket guide to identifying and interpreting antique marks. Packed with clear illustrations, Collins Gem Antique Marks contains over 3500 hallmarks on silver, gold and platinum, as well as those on Old Sheffield Plate, pewter, pottery and porcelain. Complete with a history of hallmarks and how to read them, plus now with the addition of the most recent hallmarks and details of the new hallmarking system, Collins Gem Antique Marks is the essential companion for anyone interested in buying, selling or collecting antiques.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007190478
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Series: Collins Gem
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,326,362
  • Product dimensions: 3.20 (w) x 4.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Hallmarks on Silver, Gold and Platinum 6
Silver and gold marks 6
British Assay Offices 19
London 19
Edinburgh 38
York 51
Norwich 60
Exeter 63
Dublin 71
Newcastle 85
Chester 93
Glasgow 103
Birmingham 110
Sheffield 119
Current UK hallmarks for silver 129
Sheffield makers' marks 131
Gold marks 132
Current UK hallmarks for gold 138
Platinum marks 140
Current UK hallmarks for platinum 141
Current international hallmarks 143
2 Old Sheffield Plate 146
Old Sheffield Plate marks 146
Makers' marks on Old Sheffield Plate 148
Marks with full names 149
Marks with initials or symbols only 158
3 Pewter 160
Pewter marks 161
Pewter touch marks 164
4 Pottery and Porcelain 168
Pottery and porcelain marks, A-Z 174
Pottery and porcelain marks, symbols 218
Anchors 218
Animals, fishes and insects 220
Arrows 222
Birds 224
Circles 226
Crescents 228
Lines and crosses 230
Crossed swords 232
Crowns 234
Curves 236
Fleurs-de-Lys 238
Flowers and trees 240
Shields 242
Squares 244
Stars and suns 246
Triangles and hearts 248
Oriental copies 250
Miscellaneous 252
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