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| BARNETT HENRY ABRAHAMSBARNETT HENRY ABRAHAMS LTDLondon The business was established in c. The firm became Newmark, Abrahans & Goldshmidt (1871-1872), Barnett H. ARTIFICERS GUILDLondon Founded in 1901 by Nelson Dawson.
The firm was active at Buchanan St and later at Miller St, Glasgow.
It is unusual to find sets of table silver dating earlier than the late 18th century. Circa 1700 Sold A rare set of 12 early silver forks with cannon handles and twin prongs. Three are stamped with the makers mark of SE in an oval punch. 1712 LAWRENCE JONES Sold A pair of early English silver spoons in the popular Hanoverian rat-tail pattern.
On early examples of table silver when the silver marks were struck on the thin part of the stem they distorted the form of the piece and so the silversmith had to hammer this back into shape. Each hand engraved with a contemporary crest of a stork.
The major items of cutlery in the Western world are the knife, fork and spoon.