"If you look at the Etsy link I sent above, you will see in the descriptive photos below the spoons, the set of circles you guys are saying means "800"...but on these, very similar spoons, there are only two…"
"I would have to agree with Tom, they do indeed appear to be silver, the marking correspond, silver can indeed be lightweight for items this style, there are numerous examples of these spoons online all bearing the similar end design and 800 marking…"
"Thanks Tom but they're not silver -- I know silver as I handle it frequently. The spoons are very lightweight and crudely made so not as nice as the ones in the link obviously. Thanks for spotting the name INDONESIA - it's quite clear now…"
"Jeannine, not to confuse the issue, but both sets of initials refer to two different definitions. DGRM and DRGM.
I see you corrected your typo, but now I'm wondering if you misread it? WHY DON'T YOU TAKE A CLOSE-UP PICTURE OF THE…"
"Well, essentially, you are right in one respect, it could be used for just about anything you can think of which can fit into it. Obviously, there would have been a rather specific use in mind from the original designer of the item. The…"
I have saved the old group under a new name: Charle's Coffee Klatch. This will be an informal chat group.
The new group will be where members post questions ablout identification and evaluation of antiques and collectibles. If you recently posted photos and questions in the old Whadja Find...please re post in the new group. I am sorry for this inconvenience. Please do re post, because I will be updating and cleaning up the old group.
hi i can see them on your page, so they should be with all photos, the featured photos are ones selected by dianne and posted separately, i see there have been so many added in the all photos lately to find yours you may have to look far back. have fun and enjoy the site you will find your way around (i did sort off and if i can anyone can)
A very big welcome to our terrific site, we hope that you get involved in many of our groups, and post some photos of your collection(s) etc with the information on yourself already on your page. When you get comfortable here please would you add an avatar picture and feel free to customize your profile page, to make it more you (easy templates provided)
Then you can start exploring the site and join as many groups as you like, let us know your interests and we can point you in the right direction as to which groups to join, if you only want specific topics. Invite some friends from the group, this is very easy and we have such a great group of people, write an article or make an announcement on our http://iantiqueonline.ning.com/forum (found on the main page) or post in any of the specialty group forums. Be sure to visit Whadja Find (tell others what you found remember to read how to post the photo’s correctly not links and add a detailed description to enable the others to give help easier). Visit the Sell My Antiques Group (where you can sell antiques, collectibles, art etc, should you wish to sell an item) By the way....each group has its own forum and also a comment wall (like a bulletin board). Forums help keep the threads (topics) organized. You are always welcome to start a new forum in any group. The Main forum is for general announcements for the whole community. If you need further help click on the Help Desk button at the top of your page. This feature provides answers to frequently asked questions and other tips, suggestions and information. Should you get stuck on technical matters or need to report an issue use the "Report an Issue" button on the very bottom of your page. Please tell your friends not already on the site about us. You can invite new members by clicking on the invite button on the top of you page,
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