Silver .925 Mark

English Silver Bowl, London, 1938, octagonal form, openwork scroll handles, Peter Guille Ltd.

p4A ItemID F7959012
Cased English Silver and Glass Ewer, London, 1984 by Garrard & Co

p4A ItemID F7959011
Set of Four English Silver Open Salts, Joseph Craddock and William Ker Reid

p4A ItemID F7959008
Two Stuart Devlin English Silver Novelty Eggs, London

p4A ItemID F7959004

Silver with the .925 Assay Mark

By international treaty signed in the mid-1970′s all signatory nations recognize .925 as the silver content required for a sterling designation. Silver marked with only the .925 assay mark has likely been made after 1970. Earlier pieces may bear the .925 mark in conjunction with normal period hallmarks. Collectors should be aware that many earlier patterns have been reproduced in recent times and will frequently bear only this .925 mark without a maker’s mark.


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