A stamp indicating the purity of the silver is called the assayer's mark. The mark
for silver meeting the sterling standard of purity is the Lion Passant, but there ...
A photographic directory of American, British, European and Mexican silver
maker's marks and hallmarks found on antique sterling and coin silver.
American Sterling & Coin Silver Marks. • www . 925-1000 . com •• www . 925-
1000 . com •• www . 925-1000 . com •. Alphabetical Listing by Maker's Name • • •
A typical set of antique British silver hallmarks showing (left to right); ... This set of
marks tells us that this piece was made of Sterling, in the city of London, in the ...
marks and hallmarks of American and Canadian sterling silver, coin silver, solid
silver and silver plate manufacturers, with makers marks, location, history of ...
Very rarely are qualifying pieces of American silver from those years marked only
925. Rarer still, are American marks which include sterling and 925 together ...
An extensive reference guide to silver marks, hallmarks, trademarks and maker's
marks found on antique and vintage silver, especially sterling and coin silver, ...
"925", Would someone be so kind as to tell me when the mark 925 was first used
to identify sterling? Thank you, in advance, for your assistance. submitted by ...
To identify your sterling silver piece or pattern please answer the following
questions: 1. ... On the handle is there an identifying mark from a manufacturer?
The question I hear most often at antiques shows is, How do you know whether
something is silver? People aren't necessarily looking only for sterling; they just ...