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Discussion Forum

Uta Shadow box 1 Reply

Started by Bill Yazujian. Last reply by paula Sep 15.

18th/19th century Mutton fat white jade lock pendant

Started by Peter Robinson Sep 11.

Size of pictures

Started by kay jos Sep 1.

Wrought iron table and chairs 2 Replies

Started by Michelle Newman. Last reply by Michelle Newman Aug 21.

Signed watercolor

Started by Bill Yazujian Aug 15.

9 RUNNING HORSE STATUE 1 Reply

Started by sarah. Last reply by sarah Jul 25.

VERY UNUSUAL POSTCARD SCENE 1 Reply

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Jul 18.

Are these bears steiff? 2 Replies

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Jul 12.

Are these bears steiff? 1 Reply

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by John Taglione Jul 10.

TEDDY BEARS. QUESTION ON TYPE POSSIBLE STEIF//

Started by John Taglione Jul 9.

Nefertiti Ivory Sculpture (?) Possibly Walrus Tooth 2 Replies

Started by Sharon Y. Parrish. Last reply by Sharon Y. Parrish Jul 2.

Native American woven basket 8 Replies

Started by Bill Yazujian. Last reply by Bill Yazujian Jun 27.

Jewelry from 40s and 50s 1 Reply

Started by Michelle Newman. Last reply by paula Jun 17.

VERY UNUSUAL VASES ,HELP PLEASE 1 Reply

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by House of Charm Antiques Southinc Jun 16.

Jewelry from 40s and 50s 4 Replies

Started by Michelle Newman. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Jun 15.

Question about jewelry 26 Replies

Started by Michelle Newman. Last reply by Jeannine Nield Jun 14.

Silver and enamel souvenir spoons [gifted] 3 Replies

Started by Peter Robinson. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Jun 9.

Wooden Tray Found 10 Replies

Started by Sharon Y. Parrish. Last reply by Sharon Y. Parrish Jun 7.

What was this made to carry? 8 Replies

Started by Mark Fahrenbruch. Last reply by Mark Fahrenbruch Jun 4.

French Limoge? 3 Replies

Started by Sharon Y. Parrish. Last reply by House of Charm Antiques Southinc May 28.

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Comment by Guy Williams on September 2, 2021 at 4:19pm

Hi all,

any ideas on what this scale was intended for?  Increments on one side go up to 350 and on the other side to 40.  The only writing I see is stamped GERMANY.

any information appreciated!

Thanks!
ated!

Thanks!

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on April 4, 2021 at 5:40pm

I think it looks more like Lopez.  Robert Lopez paints tiles and other ceramics, etc. Your tile although the theme is old, is modern.

https://www.google.com/search?q=robert+lopez+painted+tiles&clie...

Comment by BikerBonnie on April 2, 2021 at 10:59pm

robert logan?

Comment by Julie P. on April 2, 2021 at 9:33pm

 Hi does anyone know the name of this portrait? This is a large wall tile signed by a Robert ? I can't make out the last name.

I would like to post it but I know nothing about it.

Thanks ahead of time any info is appreciated!

Comment by BikerBonnie on June 12, 2020 at 11:45am

lot of information and learning there Tom, wow again

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on June 12, 2020 at 11:38am

BB, I found a terriffic website about WMF. It states that they began in 1880.  

My info said they started in 1853 and that my Claret Jug was from 1858. "My info" was Guenter Staffa, of Cloppenburg, Germany in an e-mail dtd 6-21-2003. He was accumulating info for a forth-coming book at that time.

My pc is W.M.F.M.  The last M. stands for the base metal, brass, which is "messing" in German.  The dots or periods were used in the early days of their operation.  Beneath is "I/o" (the I is slanted same as the slash). That's an upper case "i", not a "1".

According to Guenter it "...refers to the thickness of the silver-plating; one gram deposited silver per square decimetre."

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on June 10, 2020 at 1:57pm

Ed & Susan, just above the solid blue line it says +Add a Discussion.  Click on it and put your Post there.

Susan, STOP using the Comment Wall.  Continue this Post above in the Discussion Wall.  Put your new pics and comments there.

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on June 10, 2020 at 1:42pm

Susan, had you posted this in Discussions (directly above Comment Wall) then all comments and replies would stay together. In the comment wall.  As is, your comments will disappear in a month or two.

You need to post your new pictures so everybody can see them, not just me. (Susan sent me an e-mail with pics).

I can now see that the mark by the wing-nut DOES NOT read WMF...it looks like WM.  Dunno if that's good or bad.

You call "it" a Merman, but "it" looks like boobs on her chest...muscular mermaid?

BikerBonnie, "wow", I have a Claret Jug ca 1858 by WMFM with 1/x on it. Previously researched.

Comment by BikerBonnie on June 9, 2020 at 2:13pm

wow

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on June 9, 2020 at 2:01pm

Susan, DISCUSSIONS such as yours belongs in the DISCUSSIONS wall.  You're in the Comment Wall.

Your item is called a Tazza. I can see some letters near the thumb-nut, partially hidden by it. Can you remove the nut and decipher what it says? I think the first letter is W and the second, an M which leads me to believe it was made by WMF, a German foundry which began in 1853 and is still operating. There might be a tiny mark that looks like "1/x" which is the old metric system of silver plating.  Also, sometimes there is another letter that follows the WMF, like WMFM.  M=brass. The base metal of YOUR piece is "German silver" which consists of copper, zinc and nickel. "Silver" refers to the color, not metal.

A jeweler can solder the broken portion; cost $50. or less. IF IT IS WMF, value is $3-4,000, USD.

WMF link, https://www.google.com/search?q=german+silver+tazza&client=fire...

 

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