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I recently acquired a set of four sterling candle holders

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hello, I recently acquired a set of four sterling candle holders they do not seem to be weighted and are quite heavy they are identical and one of them has the following hallmarks: a right striding lion passant, an anchor, the letter b then sterling and under it the numbers 281 and under it all an encased small crown, any help in identify provenance will be appreciated.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Robert S. replied 2 years ago.
Hi, My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to help with your candle holders.Could you very kindly attach photos of them and one of the mark.Also, how heavy are they? An ordinary kitchen scale will do to weigh them.Many thanks and wait to hear,Robert