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Sterling Silver Five Bar Toast Rack Glasgow 1913

Heading : A sterling silver toast rack
Date : Hallmarked in Sheffield in 1913 for David and George Edward of Glasgow
Period : George V
Origin : Made in Glasgow and assayed in Sheffield

Decoration : Hallmarks clear and crisp. Heavy gauge silver
Size :  Height 9.5cm, base 9.4 x 6.3cm
Condition : Exemplary
Restoration : None
Weight :  93grams ( approximately 3 troy ounces)

Although there was an assay office in Glasgow when this was made the silversmith chose to have this assayed in Sheffield. Assaying every item has a cost, currently Birmingham marked silver is actually being assayed in Mumbai. The differential in costs was clearly enough to justify these Glasgow hammermen to have his items assayed in Birmingham.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 21021106
  • Availability: Sold
  • £120.00

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