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The L & B stand for the Sheffield, UK, silversmiths Larder & Burgess. They produced spoons and flatware 1904-1930s.
EPNS represents ElectroPlated Nickel Silver meaning silver plated over a base metal alloy made mostly of nickel.
The term A1 is mostly a marketing ploy meant to indicate that a piece was of superior plating.
The picture, crown and letter are monograms and crests representative of the family that commissioned the pieces.
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