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Odd date stamp

Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:28 am
by Mick Sterbs
[url][/url]Everthing leads me to believe that this is by Deakin & Francis but I cannot understand the date stamp with the 'O' leaning to the right.[img]<a%20href='https://postimg.cc/fV1Mj8kD'%20target='_blank'><img%20src='https://i.postimg.cc/fV1Mj8kD/Cross-hallmark.jpg'%20border='0'%20alt='Cross-hallmark'/></a>[/img]

Re: Odd date stamp

Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:32 am
by Mick Sterbs
Sorry. Looks like I made a bo bo. I must go back and try again.

Re: Odd date stamp

Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:24 am
by dognose
Hi Mick,

Welcome to the Forum.

When using Postimage, click on the 'Share' button, then chose the hotlink for forums coding.

Trev.

Re: Odd date stamp

Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:47 am
by Mick Sterbs
This time I shall check the preview first. Here goes: [img][img]https://i.postimg.cc/Prq857qB/Cross-hallmark.jpg[/img][/img]

Re: Odd date stamp

Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:05 am
by dognose
Image

Deakin & Francis Ltd - 9ct. - Birmingham - 1963

If you were confused by the shape of the date letter cartouche, the shape used for gold sometimes differs from the ones used on silverwares, which are the ones shown in most published sources.

Trev.

Re: Odd date stamp

Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:14 pm
by Mick Sterbs
What a great service. Thanks Trev.