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    DescriptionThanks to the unique hallmarking system, it is possible to tell when, where, by whom, and with what quality of metal most pieces of silver and Sheffield plate were made. This compact, pocket-sized guide from Miller’s shows how to decipher this system, and to read the history behind the marks. A full introduction explains how to understand the marks and distinguish between silver, plate, and electroplate, followed by a look at all the marks of the major British, Irish, and American assay guilds. The pages are packed with lists of key manufacturers, designers, and patterns, and are supported by detailed glossaries. Full color photographs throughout of sample silverware and marks help to date and authenticate pieces.

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    Miller's Silver & Sheffield Plate Marks
    Including a Guide to Makers and Styles
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Bly
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    ISBN 13: 9781845333669
    ISBN 10: 1845333667

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ANT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.9
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BIC subject category V2: WCR
    LC classification: NK
    B&T General Subject: 120
    B&T Approval Code: A04400000
    BISAC V2.8: ANT038000, HIS000000, ANT041000
    Abridged Dewey: 739
    DC21: 739.230278
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    Publication date
    01 January 2008