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Russian silver hallmark identification


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Hello, Could anybody help identify the maker and town this was made in. I'm lost after 1889...

They are on the base of a vodka shot cup. May be able to get a better image of the hallmark at the base as there are three shot flasks and it's better on the other two.

Thanks if you can help.

Also, does anyone recognise these marks on  a niello cigarette case?




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Found out some more about the vodka beaker markings.

The lancer is a mark for Moscow and the assayist was Alexander Vasilyevich Romanov (1885-1894).

No closer on maker - will add better pic of the imprint when daughter takes a better pic of the hallmark from one other other two identical beakers that I have. 

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18 hours ago, TheSilverSurfer said:

I Think, but dont pin me down on this, that these marks mean that it is silver plated instead of pure silver.

The 84 is what Russia used as a purity scale.  84 zolotnik is .875 silver, 88 is .9166.  This is calculated from 96 being pure so 84/96 = 0.875.

If it didn't have the Russian town mark and assayer's initials you could suspect it is plated.

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