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We have a silver baby cup marked on bottom: silver baby cup

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we have a silver baby cup marked on bottom:
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: silver baby cup marked on bottom (hard to read): *1340FI or *1340FL or *1348FI or *1348FL or *1540FI or *1540FL or *1548FI or *1548FL followed by 925 --Supposedly from Italy, 30-40 years old, from reputable jeweler. Can we assume it is sterling silver? Thanks!--Rose
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: I could attach a photo
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 18 days ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Please send me a photo of the marks on the bottom. I also need a photo of the cup.

Please tell me how tall the cup is.

You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo of the marks.

If you cannot get a good photo, then sketch the marks and take a photo of the sketch.

To send photos you may use the "reply to expert" or "add files" in the blue box link on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.
Please do not send in ZIP format. The jpg or jpeg format works best.

An explanation of this method can be found here:

Kind regards,

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