Cigarette Ashtray, Appraisal Should I ???

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  1. GRETZKY427

    GRETZKY427 Active Member Silver Stacker

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    As title says, I cant see any markings indicating that this is sterling silver or silver of some type, I think its maybe a pewter ???

    I have read up on the hallmarks and can see its from the maker "Hillard & Thompson", Birmingham, and the year early 1900's I'm putting it down to ???

    I'm just curious if this piece would be worth getting appraised ? (please see photos)

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    serial Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    its silver can you take better pics of hall marks to date and id it?
     
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    GRETZKY427 Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Sorry about the pics, about as good as I can take with my mobile phone but here you go :)

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    ozcopper Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    It is 925 sterling silver :)
     
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    serial Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Birmingham 1905 as best as I can see
     
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    pretty sure it is manufactured by facebook
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    GRETZKY427 Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Would it be worth getting appraised ?

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    serial Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Its maker is Hillard and thomason
    If it was mine I would get appraised but its yours so your call
     
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    Probably $2.50 to $3 a gram if I was selling it hope that helps
     

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