Dating london silver hallmarks
(Also known as Maker's Mark.) This is the registered mark of the company or person that submitted the article for hallmarking.It is formed of initials of that person or company inside a shield shape. We mark a piece to the lowest standard of alloy content, so it guarantees that the quality of the article is no less than the fineness indicated.The date letter and the traditional fineness marks are no longer compulsory components of the hallmark.
In the Gold Fineness mark, 375 is 9 carat, 585 is 14 carat, 750 is 18 carat and 916 is 22 carat.Located in Chancery Lane, between the City and West End, The London Silver Vaults is home to the largest retail collection of fine antique silver in the world.