Selby, Anna Collins Gem - Antique Marks

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Collins Gem - Antique Marks

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9780004722863: Collins Gem - Antique Marks

A handy, pocket-sized guide to identifying and interpreting the major British and European metal and ceramic marks, now reissued in new flexibinding

This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems.

Do you attend car boot sales or browse in antique shops in search of bargains? Have you ever wished you knew more about grandma’s silver spoon? Do you envy the experts’ ability to identify and date old hand-me-downs? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, Collins Gem Antique Marks is for you.

Packed with thousands of clear illustrations, the book shows hallmarks on silver, gold and platinum, as well as those on Old Sheffield Plate, pewter, pottery and porcelain. There is also a section on deciphering Chinese and Japanese porcelain marks.

Complete with a history of hallmarks and how to read them, Collins Gem Antique Marks is absolutely indispensable.

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Review:

‘As a pocket reference on ‘marks’ this is by far the best I have seen. It covers ALL marks, unlike most which cover either metal or porcelain’.

Amazon

From the Back Cover:

Guide to identifying the major British and European metal and ceramic marks

Pottery and porcelain marks, silver and gold hallmarks, pewter touchmarks and Sheffield plate marks

Over 3500 marks illustrated

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