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Rose bowl with markings M&Co S

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Rose bowl with markings M&Co S
0235 EPBM 3. What do these mean?
This rose bowl was made by Marples and Co of Sheffield, England from 1900 to 1907 (the name changed after that). The 0235 is the shape number of the bowl. EPBM 3 represents Electro Plated Britannia Metal in 3rd quality. This is silver plate with an a base alloy of tin; 93% tin, 5% antimony, 2% copper. This type of metal was used on low-end wares and was easily dented. This rose bowl that you have is valued at 38.90 GBP.
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