Dating english silverplate made in sheffield
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A silver object that is to be sold commercially is, in most countries, stamped with one or more silver hallmarks click the purity of the silver, the mark of the manufacturer or silversmith, and other optional markings to indicate date of manufacture and additional information about the piece.
Hallmarks are applied with a hammer and punch, a process dating english hallmarks silver and gold leaves sharp edges and spurs of metal.
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