Dating british gold hallmarks
Ramsden Reid & Sons Richards & Brown Roberts & Belk J. Savory & Sons Sibray, Hall & Co W & G Sissons Smily Family Spurrier P. Dixon & Sons Dobson & Sons Eley family Elkington & Co Emes family Fattorini & Sons Fox family Garrard & Co S. & Howson Hayne & Cater Hennell family Holland Aldwinckle & Slater Horton & Allday Hukin & Heath W. Jamieson Lambert & Co Lamerie Latham & Morton Levi & Salaman C. In 1888 they opened London offices and showrooms at 48 Holborn Viaduct. In 1897 the firm was converted to James Deakin & Sons Ltd. Possibly the firm used a lozenge with a letter inside (see "C" and "L") as date code (unknown).Trade marks used: AZTEC, BRISBANE SILVER, PURITAN, REVLIS, SARBON, SHAW & FISHER, SIDNEY SILVER. was originally founded by the English watchmaker Edward John Dent (1790 - 1853), renowned for the clocks he made for the Royal Exchange and Westminster (Big Ben). The firm used the trade mark BIG BEN DEYKIN & HARRISONDEYKIN & HARRISON LTDBirmingham Active at Jennens Row, Birmingham since 1895. The firm used the trade mark PRUSSIAN SILVER This is a page of 'The What is?Aa/Az Ba/Bd Be/Bn Bo/Bz Ca/Cn Co/Cz Da/Dh Di/Dz Ea/Eo Ep/Ez Fa/Fh Fi/Fz Ga/Gn Go/Gz Ha/Hh Hi/Hz Ia/Jz Ka/Kz La/Lz Ma/Maq Mar/Mz Na/Nz Oa/Oz Pa/Pg Ph/Pz Qa/Rz Sa/Sh Si/Sz Ta/Uz Va/Vz Wa/Wh Wi/Wz Ya/Yz Za/Zz unk.#1 unk.#2 unk.#3 unk.#4 |THE STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO SILVERPLATE MARKS| |UK FIGURAL TRADE MARKS| |UK TRADE NAME DIRECTORY| |ALPHABETIC SYMBOLS| |SILVERPLATE PSEUDO HALLMARKS| |DATING UK PATENT MARKS| |OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE| |ELKINGTON DATE LETTERS| |WALKER & HALL DATE LETTERS| |MAPPIN & WEBB DATE LETTERS| |EPNS - EPBM| |BRITANNIA METAL| |UNIDENTIFIED SILVERPLATE MARKS| DANIEL & ARTER DANIEL & ARTER LTDBirmingham Firm established by Thomas Henry Daniel and Thomas Richard Arter at the Globe Nevada Silver Works, Highgate Street, Birmingham. DAVENPORT Ltd Birmingham The firm was established by James Davenport circa 1927. The company ceased trading in 1971 HENRY CLIFFORD DAVISBirmingham Active at 121 Vyse St, (c. In 1907 the firm was converted to Stewart Dawson & Co Ltd (until c. Various sterling silver hallmarks were entered in Birmingham, Chester and London Assay Offices JAMES DEAKIN & SONSSheffield The firm was established in 1865 by James Deakin at Sidney Works, Matilda Street, Sheffield. In 1907 the firm became Deykin & Harrison Ltd DEYKIN: HISTORY AND INFORMATION PAGE DEYKIN & SONSBirmingham active from 1854 as electroplaters in their Venetian Works, 5&6 Jennens Row, Dale End, Birmingham.The firm was converted in 1920 into a limited liability company under the style Daniel & Arter Ltd. Daniel & Arter used these trade marks: ALUMINUM SILVER, ARGENLINE, BENGAL SILVER, BRAZILIAN SILVER, BURMAROID, CONNAUGHT, INDIAN SILVER, JAPANESE SILVER, LAXEY SILVER, NEVADA SILVER From 1881 Daniel & Arter manufactured spoons and forks under the title BRAZILIAN SILVER. The same trade name was used without authorisation by Frederick Whitehouse & Co in the period 1885-1897. Before 1886 he was joined in partnership by his three sons, William Pitchford, John and Albert and the style of the firm was changed to James Deakin & Sons. The business was succeeded by Deykin & Harrison in 1895.
In the first century BC, Marcus Vitruvius Pollio described Archimedes' discovery of hydrostatic weighing.Scraping a small portion of a gold coin, or diluting a golden ornament with non-precious metals while selling it as pure gold, could in time build a small fortune and that type of counterfeiting was not uncommon in days gone by.In present time, labour costs exceed the profits to do so.E: between 17 so called marks for "small articles" have been used.