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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 56033
Experience:  Antiques dealer for 12+ years and collector for 30+ years specializing in American and European porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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I have a small silver dish has a lion, an oval with 925 in

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I have a small silver dish has a lion, an oval with 925 in it, a six sided mark with RC in it the letter O in a square ,finally a Celtic type cross ,I am a novice !!
JA: What would you like to learn about the dish?
Customer: How old , looking at a photo on line the nearest I can see is 1924 ,the lion is obviously English ,the letters obviously the makers initials and the oval shape with925 i have no idea and the cross is the same
JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send photos once I've connected you. What condition is the dish in?
Customer: Excellent it’s about 5” x 3” oval heavily decorated sold as a trinket dish for a dressing table
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: No I think I have given all the info I can


My name is Rarewares.

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Hope these are ok

I only got one. I need to see the marks

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
This as clear as I can get
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Did you receive the close up of the hallmarks ?

This is a 1988 Richard Carr of Sheffield, England silver oval dish with ribbons and bows design valued at $150 resale.

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