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Author Topic: Crystal glasses Silver base, hallmark sleuths help needed  (Read 663 times)

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Offline Andy

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Crystal glasses Silver base, hallmark sleuths help needed
« on: September 17, 2008, 04:15:39 PM »
Nice set of 6 cut tumblers, 5 1/2 Inches, with a hallmarked silver base.
The cut looks very English, the hallmark, however i dont think , is English,
it reads 925 * 1253 FI  (the star ,5 pointed hollow, shows quite well ,pic 1 )

Any ideas or clues to maker/origin from the hallmark ?? Glasses not marked.

Cheers all,
Andy

ps it definitely reads 925, but the stamp on each glass is upside down to the *1253 FI
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Re: Crystal glasses Silver base, hallmark sleuths help needed
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2008, 03:05:50 PM »
The pattern is the same as a set of 6 Sherry Glasses i have that have a MCG English Hand Cut sticker on them.
But mine do not have the Silver  :cry:

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Re: Crystal glasses Silver base, hallmark sleuths help needed
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2008, 04:44:01 PM »
Italy after 1968
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Re: Crystal glasses Silver base, hallmark sleuths help needed
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2008, 05:27:28 PM »
Thanks Frank,
 got it, Firenze ,Italy
http://www.925-1000.com/Fitalian_marks_01.html

 :hiclp:

Cheers.
Andy :D

ps , Dave, see this link,
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,19245.0.html
it could be that the MCG glasses were imported from Italy and repackaged  :huh:
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Re: Crystal glasses Silver base, hallmark sleuths help needed
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2008, 01:25:51 PM »
Now you need to find where the glass was made.
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