Hall marks on gold & silver plate illustrated with revised tables of annual date letters employed in the assay offices of England, Scotland and Ireland by William Chaffers

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Published by Reeves and Turner in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hallmarks,
  • Plate -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 293-96

Book details

Statementby William Chaffers
ContributionsMarkham, Christopher Alexander, 1859-
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p.
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17874147M

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reading british silver hallmarks The vast majority of English, Scottish and Irish silver produced in the last years is stamped with either 4 or 5 symbols, known as hallmarks. The prime purpose of these marks is to show that the metal of the item upon which they are stamped is of a certain level of purity.

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Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate: Illustrated with Revised Tables of Annual Date Letters Employed in the Assay Offices of England, Scotland and Ireland By William Chaffers, Christopher Alexander Markham Published by Reeves and Turner, Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St.

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London Assay Office Letters, as illustrated in "Hall Marks of Gold and Silver Plate", by William Chaffers, Tenth Edition, London MAKER'S MARK In early times the maker's mark was constituted by a symbol but from the 15th century the mark was formed by silversmith's name and surname initials.

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[William Chaffers; Christopher Alexander Markham]. Hall marks on gold & silver plate by William Chaffers,Reeves and Turner edition, - 10th ed.

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