Gold hallmark ID please

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Gold hallmark ID please

Post by Earthdawg » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:52 pm

Sketchy hallmark any help ID please?
I’m researching.
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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by cantona1 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:16 pm

Pics are a bit blurred, I can see 9 and 375 and that's it.
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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by Phil2401 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:28 pm

Agree with Cantona - too blurred - C & C seems to be the maker...who dat? What is the object - would like to see a pic of the whole thing :)

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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by Dakaras » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:38 pm

Same it's 9ct and looks like Birmingham but need a clearer date letter please

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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by sweepstick47 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:50 pm

It looks like the 'slide barrel' from a propelling pencil. A pic of the whole may produce the ID you are asking for. Regards ss47
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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by Easylife » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:05 am

Date letter looks like a curly "L". x;
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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by fred » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:55 am

There have been several C&C makers marks used in Brum and the date letter will determine which one yours is. A picture of the whole object might also narrow it down to a specific period. :D
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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by Dakaras » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:29 pm

https://theassayoffice.co.uk/heritage-hub/date-letters

As you can see L gets used every few years...should be a match there

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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by Easylife » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:58 pm

1985
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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by fred » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:02 pm

This is the mark on another propelling pencil. These guys were based in London but used most of the assay offices. 1985 seems a tad late for them so I'd really like to see a closeup of the date letter to be sure about it.

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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by Easylife » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:19 pm

I agree that without a clear pic, we can only speculate. My best guess of the unclear image was a curly capital "L" which appears to represent 1985, though this does not really fit with the actual age of the item. :-/
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Re: Gold hallmark ID please

Post by fred » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:25 pm

Easylife wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:19 pm
I agree that without a clear pic, we can only speculate. My best guess of the unclear image was a curly capital "L" which appears to represent 1985, though this does not really fit with the actual age of the item. :-/
I agree and the C&C mark seems to have a fair amount of wear. ::g
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