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Letters on this Hallmark are AB then a lion, a leopards head

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Letters on this Hallmark are AB then a lion, a leopards head and a mark that looks like a Q. It's a deep spoon with a hook to hang on a dish or cup. Can you tell me the age or provinence of this smooon. Looks like a scoop.
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My name is***** am a Personal Property Appraiser and would be happy to assist you with your question.
Do you have any photos of the spoon you may be able to send, as well as a photo of the hallmark?
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Thank you for your time,
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks.Will do that later,Frank.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Antique spoon

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Spoon HallmarkAntique spoon

Thanks for sending over those photos.
I have been trying to get those photos to come through, but there seems to have been a problem in the upload process.
You may have used a file size that was too large.
You can try to upload the photos using a smaller file size OR you can email the photos to***@******.***
I apologize for the delay, but do look forward to seeing those photos.
All the best,
Thanks for sending over those photos.
Your sterling silver Spoon with would have been produced by English silversmith Amanda Birkitt in London in 1990. Your modern spoon with hanging hook would have a current retail value of 100-125GBP.
If there are any dents or dings in the silver or any deep scratches, this would detract from the resale value.
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Best of luck with your Sterling Silver Spoon .
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