How to identify marks on pewter. British and Irish pewter is often unmarked. If
marks are present, they can help in identifying when and where the item was
Identifying marks on pewter fall into five categories: touch marks, pseudo-marks,
quality marks, labels, and numbers. Touch marks generally indicate the ...
Pewter is not overly shiny, but not flat and dull like tin. If you are unsure of a
piece's authenticity, most antique dealers can easily identify which pieces are
Pewter was more generally used than silver or brass in American households
from Colonial .... The best way to identify genuinely old pewter is by its surface.
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It's copper. Not if it's cast. Most likely, it's zinc or cast iron with a copper plating. It's
pewter. Not if it's antique cast sculpture, bookends, etc.. Most likely, it's zinc.
Jan 14, 2013 ... Jerrard Nares talks about antique pewter. ... How to Identify Collectible
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Sep 6, 2012 ... Here we put together a short lesson on a few most common marks of solid silver
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Unlike many categories of antiques, most old pewter was marked with a "
touchmark" that can be used to identify a piece as to maker, age, and place of
Pottery & Porcelain Marks - Great Britain Stoke-on-Trent (Cont'd) Minton—38-61
45 Minton & Boyle. 1836-42. Mark impressed. 46 Minton & Co. Early mark.