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  1. dandaman

    dandaman Member Silver Stacker

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    Gday all

    Could Anyone give me some help on these hallmarks plz and thanks

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    Got a clearer pic? Looks like SN (or NS?) and RD

    More info always helps, like what the hallmark is on and where you got it ;)
     
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    Had a quick look, but could make heads or tails of it. Definitely need clearer pix and what it is, as hallmarks are differnt for silverware to jewellery.
     
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    dandaman Member Silver Stacker

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    Not really only these, i was out with a friend metal detecting today an they found it, its on a spoon

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    Couldn't get a good pic of it with the sun and my phone
     
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    First thoughts are that it's plated - there's no lion passant to indicate that it's English sterling, but my knowledge of Continental silverware is pretty thin.

    Mock hallmarks on items to make them "look" like sterling while not being fraudulent aren't uncommon - heck, most stainless steel ktichen flatware still has markings on it where hallmarks go.
     

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