Is this silver or plated ?

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Is this silver or plated ?

Postby lolo1965 » Wed Sep 21, 2005 4:23 am

Is this a fake ? What does the Hallmark say ?



Thank you for your answers.

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Silver Plata Tray

Postby ckbawden » Fri Sep 23, 2005 11:14 pm

PLATA is silver in espanol so it does not mean "Plated". I doubt its a fake but its impossible to tell for sure from a photo. Beautiful!

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Postby admin » Sun Sep 25, 2005 9:41 pm

Hi Lolo,
Literally translated ->
GAD (maker's initials)
Made in Mexico
Silver 925

For an explanation of the mark on right with #219, see the Mexican Marks Page on this site.

Regards, Tom

ps. Spanish for plated = plateado

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