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We have a silver dish with a crown above the word ALPHA and

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We have a silver dish with a crown above the word ALPHA and below the markings H B & H, with the number 1531 below that? Is this a genuine silver mark or is it plated?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you. Yes the silver dish would be of sterling silver 92.5%. Thanks Mike

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your excellent answer, a dealer has today tried to con me by telling me it was plated, so many, many thanks
Margaret
Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi, Margaret, Your Welcome if you ever need help in the future just ask. Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi Margaret, After further research this company made both sterling & silver plate if your piece has a hallmark of a lion with one paw in the air it is sterling this is called a passant if your piece does not have the lion passant then it is silver plate. Just being as thorough as I can. Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi Margaret, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your HB&H dish? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi Margaret, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your HB&H dish? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi Margaret, In the second picture I showed the lion passant if your piece has a lion along with the crown it would be sterling silver but if your piece does not have a lion passant it would be silver plate. Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi Margaret, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your HB&H dish? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi Margaret, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your HB&H dish? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi Margaret, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your HB&H dish? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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Expert:  ncsunburst replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I was wondering if you need further assistance with your clock? Thanks Mike

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